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Fifth Third Bank helping unemployed customers find work
Fifth Third Bank helping unemployed customers find work Jobs October 18, 2016
One of the nation's regional banks has a solution to mortgage default that happens because of sudden unemployment or underemployment:…
First-time homebuyers may benefit from new program
First-time homebuyers may benefit from new program Homes & Real Estate September 26, 2016
Getting into a house is about to get easier for a first-time homebuyer thanks to moves by Freddie Mac. Read…
Owner’s title insurance: What is it and when do you need it?
Owner’s title insurance: What is it and when do you need it? Insurance September 22, 2016
When you buy a home or refinance one, you need a simple insurance policy that most people just won't buy…even…
HARP gets 1-year extension to help more underwater homeowners
HARP gets 1-year extension to help more underwater homeowners Homes & Real Estate August 29, 2016
Homeowners who are underwater in their mortgage will have another chance to refinance now that the Home Affordable Refinance Program…
No mortgage and no utility bills? Meet one couple living off the grid
No mortgage and no utility bills? Meet one couple living off the grid Homes & Real Estate August 17, 2016
Andy Hickman and his wife Rosemary Kimble live entirely debt free in an off-the-grid home that he built with his…
Is that refinance offer you got in the mail actually a good deal?
Is that refinance offer you got in the mail actually a good deal? Homes & Real Estate August 2, 2016
Picture this: You receive a mortgage offer in the mail for a fixed-rate loan with a ridiculously low interest rate.…
Bad credit? Here’s what you need to know to get a mortgage
Bad credit? Here’s what you need to know to get a mortgage Money & Credit July 27, 2016
Credit scores play a vital role in your ability to get a home mortgage. First things first: Credit scores are…
Mortgage rates are falling: Thank you, Brexit?
Mortgage rates are falling: Thank you, Brexit? Money & Credit July 1, 2016
Prospective homeowners may be able to save a bit on a mortgage, courtesy of Brexit. (If you're want to know Clark's…
How to buy a house with cash
How to buy a house with cash Homes & Real Estate May 19, 2016
Many experts tout owning a home as an essential part of the American Dream. One of the problems with that…
15-year vs. 30-year mortgage: Which loan is best for you?
15-year vs. 30-year mortgage: Which loan is best for you? Homes & Real Estate May 6, 2016
When you're buying a house, it is tempting to buy as much as house as you possibly can. Because of…
How the Fed rate hike will impact your wallet
How the Fed rate hike will impact your wallet Money & Credit April 22, 2016
It’s been a few months since the Federal Reserve implemented its first rate hike in nearly 10 years. The move…
Mortgage refinance guide
Mortgage refinance guide Homes & Real Estate April 1, 2016
Are you wondering how to refinance, when to refinance, and what all of the terms really mean? We've put together…
Why paying off PMI should be a top financial priority
Why paying off PMI should be a top financial priority Homes & Real Estate March 30, 2016
Private mortgage insurance (PMI) can be a good thing when you are trying to get a mortgage, but once you…
5 ways to save money on your next mortgage or refinance
5 ways to save money on your next mortgage or refinance Homes & Real Estate March 21, 2016
I get asked for advice regarding real estate transactions all the time. One thing pops up over and over again:…
Get a mortgage with only 3% down payment
Get a mortgage with only 3% down payment Homes & Real Estate March 15, 2016
Read more: Bank of America's new mortgage program requires down payment of 3% 4 Ways To Get the Best Deal…
Mortgage rates are dropping: Here’s how to get the best deal
Mortgage rates are dropping: Here’s how to get the best deal Homes & Real Estate February 25, 2016
The financial maelstrom of a slowing China, the slump in oil prices, the decline in stock market values and the…
Why you should buy a house below your means
Why you should buy a house below your means Homes & Real Estate February 12, 2016
Often when you begin your house hunting journey, you picturethe perfect housethat has everything you want.You might dream of a…
How can you find the best mortgage rates?
How can you find the best mortgage rates? Homes & Real Estate January 28, 2016
Most people are intimidated by the mortgage application process so they only go to one lender for a loan. Yet…
5 starter home tips for Millennials with student loan debt
5 starter home tips for Millennials with student loan debt Homes & Real Estate January 8, 2016
You're in your 20s or 30s and saddled with student loan debt. Maybe you're not yet earning what you expected…
Do real estate agents really matter anymore?
Do real estate agents really matter anymore? Homes & Real Estate January 5, 2016
With all the technology out there for home buyers and sellers, do real estate agents really matter anymore? For buyers,…
Most do not shop their mortgage rate. Why you should.
Most do not shop their mortgage rate. Why you should. Homes & Real Estate December 31, 2015
Read more: Buying a home? 15 ways to shop for the lowest mortgage rates Find the best interest rates for…
These seven tax loopholes will make homeowners happy
These seven tax loopholes will make homeowners happy Homes & Real Estate December 17, 2015
When it comes to saving money, most homeowners are more than happy to jump into a tax loophole or two.…
New bill would protect military members’ right to go to court
New bill would protect military members’ right to go to court Jobs December 1, 2015
A few years ago, the Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act wasstrengthened to provide new protections to active duty military. But after…
FHA loans to be easier for those with bad credit
FHA loans to be easier for those with bad credit Homes & Real Estate November 27, 2015
Read more: 5 Smart Steps To Getting an FHA Home Loan Landing an FHA loan might become easier 5 tips…
Should you pay down your mortgage or invest extra cash instead?
Should you pay down your mortgage or invest extra cash instead? Money & Credit November 20, 2015
Got a mortgage? Got savings? Got zero other debts? Then you're facing a vexing age-old dilemma: Should you invest any…
Multi-generational living at the crux of new Fannie Mae mortgage rules
Multi-generational living at the crux of new Fannie Mae mortgage rules Homes & Real Estate October 15, 2015
New mortgage rules mean that many families who previously couldn't qualify for a mortgage now may be able to do…
How to set up your own biweekly mortgage plan without paying any fees
How to set up your own biweekly mortgage plan without paying any fees Mortgages October 12, 2015
Is being able to pay your mortgage off early a dream of yours? With a biweekly mortgage plan, it's possible…
Find the best interest rates for a mortgage or refinance
Find the best interest rates for a mortgage or refinance Homes & Real Estate October 8, 2015
It is a terrible fact of life that getting a mortgage is the biggest pain in the rear just about…
How to handle finances when living together unmarried
How to handle finances when living together unmarried Homes & Real Estate October 6, 2015
The way we form households is changing. That begs the question, what comes first: Marriage or buying a house? Advice…
Mortgage disclosure rules get a makeover
Mortgage disclosure rules get a makeover Homes & Real Estate September 28, 2015
The federal government has finally adopted simple, clear mortgage disclosure forms. Here's what you need to know... An idea that's…