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A Step by Step Guide on How to Buy a House

A Step by Step Guide on How to Buy a House


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The process of purchasing a house today is much more complicated than it was a decade ago. Lenders are more stringent on what consumers they approve for loans, and the real estate market is highly competitive. So, a prospective buyer must educate themselves not only...
Should You Borrow From 401k to Buy a House?

Should You Borrow From 401k to Buy a House?


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A 401k is there for retirement, but it is also there when a consumer has a financial pinch that needs relieving. According to 2013 data pulled from the Employee Benefit Research Institute, 21 percent of those employees eligible to withdraw or take a loan from their...
How Can I Buy a House with No Money Down? (Or Just a Little)

How Can I Buy a House with No Money Down? (Or Just a Little)


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Does buying a home with no money down — or 6 percent down or less — sound too good to be true? 60 percent of first-time homebuyers do it this way. That’s right. The Los Angeles Times reports, “The 20 % mortgage down payment is all but...
10 Untapped Ways on How to Save Money Fast

10 Untapped Ways on How to Save Money Fast


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Trying to jumpstart your savings account? Let’s talk abouthow to save money fast and get your finances looking better than ever.Saving money can be extremely difficult and tedious, especially if you already don’t have a lot of extra to spare when it comes to your...
5 Best Student Credit Card Options

5 Best Student Credit Card Options


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When first starting college, students typically don’t have a lot of experience with credit cards, or with their credit at all for that matter. What cards should they start out with to learn the importance of building credit?We are going to be sharing five of the top...
Your Experian Credit Report Can Help Stop Identity Theft

Your Experian Credit Report Can Help Stop Identity Theft


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Checking your Experian credit report is an essential step in finding out if you are a victim of identity theft. About 15 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. Simply put, that’s about seven percent of adults. Not only does identity theft...