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Get your paperwork ready before applying for a mortgage
Here's a checklist of what you'll need and it's extensive — W2s, pay stubs, bank statements, tax returns, brokerage statements and more. It's never too early to start a file and fill it up.
December 21st 2014
What you need to know about private mortgage insurance
Private mortgage insurance, or PMI, is often bad-mouthed as a terrible deal for consumers. But you might not get a loan without it.
December 20th 2014
More expect to die in debt...Mortgage delinquencies fall...Fed pledges patience in raising interest rates...And more
Here's the column that gives savvy savers lots of provocative news and information to talk about on the road to financial security.
December 19th 2014
Should you pay extra on your mortgage?
Paying down debt is always a good idea. It will reduce the amount you pay in interest and shorten the length of your loan. But it might not be the wisest use of your money until you've done these three things.
December 18th 2014
See if you're prepared to retire with the 4% rule
It's still one of the best ways to tell how much monthly income you can generate from your nest egg without having to worry about outliving your savings.
December 17th 2014
How to cope with HELOC payment shock
If you’re among the millions of Americans bracing for the minimum payment on your home equity line of credit to go up – way up – there’s no need to panic. There are lots of ways to deal with repaying this debt.
December 14th 2014