Articles by Kara Perez

Bio: Kara Perez is a writer and founder of Bravely Go, a feminist financial education company. She lives in Austin, Texas, and has been featured in Forbes, Glamour magazine, Essence and ABC Nightline as a financial expert.

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Why 2020 Is the Best Time to Refinance Your Mortgage Since 2013

Maybe you’ve heard someone declare ‘mortgage rates are at an all-time low!’ It’s been a fairly common refrain in the last…

What Is Debt Consolidation?

Debt consolidation can be a great option if you want to lump all of your monthly payments into one. But it is important you understand the way it works in order to avoid accumulating more debt in the long run.

How to Buy a House with No Money Down

A zero down payment mortgage may be the right answer for you to begin your homeownership journey. They're designed for low income buyers to have a real chance of owning their own homes, and these loans can be a fantastic way to start your journey into homeownership.

Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)

Learn when and how to make the required minimum distributions on your pre-tax accounts, like a Traditional IRA or a 401(k).

Jobs For Retirees and Working in Retirement

Point of Interest: Jobs for Retirees For many retirees, having a job during retirement is a great way to stay social, earn a little extra income…

How to Use a Down Payment Gift Letter

Point of Interest If you’re dreaming of homeownership but struggling to save enough money for your down payment, you’re not alone. T…