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More car buying tips

More car buying tips

I’M SURE you’ll recall my excellent and highly educational posts on car buying, cleverly titled Car Buying 101 part 1 and Car Buying 101 part 2. If you missed them, you have surely suffered immense regret. There is hope. You can still click one of those links up there and become enlightened. But keep reading, […]

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A Fresh Financial Start

A Fresh Financial Start

Ready to hit the reset button on 2014? Sure, with all the credit card breaches, hackers, scammers, and ebola, who isn’t? Enter NerdWallet’s “Fresh Financial Start” roundup for the new year. The money geeks have scoured the nation to gather their recommendations for financial products that help people get the year off to a fresh […]

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100% Mortgage Financing: It’s Not For Everyone

100% Mortgage Financing: It’s Not For Everyone

Sorry to burst your bubble but I have to tell ya, 100% mortgage financing is not for everyone. Nope, not for you if you just filed for bankruptcy, are unemployed or haven’t paid your credit card bills in a few months. But let’s not dwell on the negative. Let’s talk about who 100% mortgage financing IS for – and […]

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100% Mortgage Financing for Non-Military People

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100% Mortgage Financing for Non-Military People

If you Google “100% mortgage financing“, you’re likely to come up with pretty much nuthin’ – unless you’re military (or a farmer or an astronaut). A quick search shows the following 100% mortgage financing options: VA (Veterans Affairs) loan USDA Rural Development loan Navy Federal or NASA Credit Union loans VA is for veterans (of […]

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Home Equity Borrowing Is Not Dead

Home Equity Borrowing Is Not Dead

According to the CreditForecast.com Household Credit Report (yes, I read that snoozer so you don’t have to), home equity borrowing is not dead. In English; people are still using the equity in their homes to borrow money. Home equity refers to the amount of your home you actually own (mortgage balance divided by home’s value […]

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