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3 reasons why now may be a good time to refinance your mortgage

3 Reasons Why Now May Be a Good Time to Refinance Your Mortgage

By Aly Yale / May 2, 2020
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There’s a lot going on in the economy, and while most of it isn’t good news, there is still a silver lining: Mortgage rates are historically low. For homeowners, that means refinancing is more attractive than ever, especially if financial…

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What Does It Mean to “Have Equity” in Your House?

By Aly Yale / March 7, 2019
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If you’re a homeowner, then you’ve probably heard of home equity before — at least in some form or fashion. Whether your neighbor recently did a cash-out refinance or you’ve been told you can “take money out of your house”…

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How the Debt Snowball Method Works

By Mary Mack / February 25, 2019
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When it comes to credit card debt, over-extending oneself can happen to anyone. One reason many find themselves in a downward debt spiral is that in attempting to dig themselves out, they only make things worse. Do you pay the…

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When Is It Best to Refinance Your Mortgage?

By Jon Clark / January 12, 2019
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Lives can change in a short amount of time. It’s possible the situation you are in today could be drastically different than the situation you found yourself in just five years ago. Maybe five years ago, you were fresh out…

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Everything You Need to Know About a Cash-Out Refinance

By Jon Clark / November 24, 2018
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A cash-out refinance is a way for you to pull money out of the equity you have in your house. This new mortgage replaces your existing mortgage with an amount that’s higher than what you presently owe. The difference between…

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Prep for the Seasonal Shift: Your November Home To-Do List

By Aly Yale / November 1, 2018
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Somehow, it’s already November and the holidays, winter, and even the New Year are almost upon us. Have you started prepping your home? With colder weather coming in — not to mention those in-laws and out-of-town guests — the time…

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5 Smart Ways to Use Cash-Out Refinance Money

By Aly Yale / October 29, 2018
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Cash-out refinances are a great way to access money easily and quickly. The strategy essentially replaces your existing mortgage with a new loan — one that’s bigger, pays off your old one, and gives you cash based on the equity…

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Managing Debt as a Small Business Owner — And an Easy Way to Consolidate it All

By Aly Yale / October 9, 2018
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When you own a small business, it can be easy to let your debt get out of hand. Purchasing inventory, paying your employees, and stocking your office or facility with the necessary supplies can all get costly — and when…

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Refinancing Your Mortgage to Change the Terms

By Aly Yale / October 5, 2018
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Many homeowners refinance to get a lower interest rate or pay for home improvements, but did you also know you can refinance simply to change the terms of your loan? These types of refinances are primarily used to either shorten…

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6 Tips for Growing Your Small Business — And How to Cover the Costs

By Aly Yale / October 4, 2018
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Rome wasn’t built in a day — and a small business? That’s much the same. It takes time, dedication, and the right resources to grow that little idea into a popular, profitable business, but it is possible. Are you treading…

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