Articles by Jason Lee

Jason Lee is a seasoned copywriter with a passion for writing about banking, tech, personal growth, and personal finance. As a business owner, relationship strategist and officer in the U.S. military, Jason enjoys sharing his unique knowledge base and skill set with the rest of the world.

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Make Tough Refinancing Work With an FHA Loan

Low credit scores? Too much debt? With the government standing behind you, banks and mortgage companies can make loans they wouldn't normally offer at competitive interest rates that could cut your monthly payments by hundreds of dollars.

What is Home Equity?

Points of Interest Home equity, which is the amount of your home mortgage loan that you’ve paid down, gives homeowners access to powerful b…

How to Make an Offer on a House

Point of Interest Understanding the nuances of making an offer on a home can help your offer get accepted — and help you get into the house you w…

How Much Should You Spend on a Car?

Just because the monthly payments won't break you doesn't mean it's a good idea to let car payments gobble up a huge chunk of your paycheck. Here's a quick and easy way to figure out how much you can afford to spend on a new car or truck.

Student Loans: You Graduated, Now What?

Point of Interest Creating a plan for your student loans after college involves budgeting, knowing your options and preparing for all financial c…

Cash-Out Refinance: What Is It and When to Use It

Points of Interest Cash-out refinancing can get homeowners to access cash built up in their home’s equity fairly quickly. But before pullin…

CD vs High Yield Savings Account

Points of Interest CDs and high-yield savings accounts both offer a way for people to use their money to make an additional return, but there are…

Mortgage Refinancing in a Recession

With mortgage rates near record lows and the economy mired in a serious recession, there has never been a better or more urgent time to refinance a home.