When you're done with this quiz, you should also take the time to try another produced by Bankrate.com, as well as the more quantitative “rent or buy” calculators such as the one hosted on the Freddie Mac web site.

This quiz adapted with permission from Ric Edelman, author of “The Truth About Money” (Collins). Edelman has written five books on personal finance, writes a nationally syndicated newspaper column and hosts weekly radio and TV shows on WMAL-AM 630 and Newschannel8 in Washington, D.C.

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