Articles by Jessica Walrack

Jessica Walrack is a personal finance writer at SuperMoney,, The Simple Dollar, and She specializes in taking personal finance topics like loans, credit cards and budgeting, and making them accessible and somewhat fun.

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FHA vs. Conventional Loans

Points of Interest Overall, FHA loans tend to be more expensive than conventional loans due to fees and other costs, but they are still a good op…

When to Lock In Your Mortgage Rate

Points of Interest A mortgage rate lock is a good idea for many buyers. It can protect you from rising interest rates that will increase the cost…

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.