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Comparing Snowball Method and Avalanche Method To Pay Off Debt

Paying off all your debt can seem like an impossible task, especially if you can only manage to pay the minimum required amount each month. Fortunately for you, there are multiple strategies to help you pay off that balance. Two of these strategies are the snowball...

10 Key Players In The Home Buying Process

Once the choice to become a homeowner has been decided, it is time to start the home buying process. If this is the first time you've bought a home, the whole process might seem intimidating, but you are certainly not alone. You will encounter several professionals...

Types of Homeowners Insurance, What It Does and Doesn’t Cover

Your home is probably your biggest investment. A Homeowners insurance policy will protect your investment and the people and possessions on the property. Before you can close on your mortgage you must provide you mortgage lender proof that you have obtained...

Buying and Selling A Home Before School Starts

If you want to sell your home, you might be wondering if you should do it before or after the school year. If you do it before school returns for a new year, there are plenty of benefits as families will want to get settled before the back-to-school rush hits....

The Importance of Knowing Your Net Worth

It’s important to know your net worth so you can manage your finances, pay off your debts and plan for a healthy retirement. Quite simply, Net Worth is the sum of your assets minus your liabilities. Most people accumulate assets as they age by buying a car,...

How To Avoid Having Your Mortgage Application Denied

Getting approved for a mortgage isn't easy. However, you can reduce the odds of having your mortgage application denied. Knowing the common reasons for mortgage application denials can help you to take action in advance to ensure your mortgage application meets...

7 Tips To Find Your First Home

If you're looking to find your first home in a city or neighborhood with a low inventory of affordable starter homes, how do you decide what you want and what you need, and buy that home for a price you can afford? Check out these tips to find a home you'll love –...

5 Common Home Buying Myths Busted

There is so much to consider when buying your first home. Advice often pours in from well-meaning parents and friends, which can contradict what you’ve read in your online research and received from your mortgage lender and real estate agent. What we do know is...