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Cosigning Student Loan Risks

Cosigning for a Student Loan – Risks to Consider

In the United States, it may seem impossible to be a student without student loans. Even state college tuition can costs tens of thousands...
Buying Car Cash

6 Reasons to Buy a Car with Cash and Avoid Car...

Do Americans love their cars too much? Even as a car lover myself, I would argue yes. There is no other explanation for our...
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – Program Eligibility & How to...

My wife graduated from medical school with more than $300,000 in student loans to her name. During her three-year residency, some of that debt sat...
Lending Money Rolled Up Cash Shark Predatory

How to Spot & Avoid Predatory Lending (& What to Do...

When the Robinsons decided to refinance their mortgage, a local bank offered them a tempting deal with low payments they could easily afford. However,...
Home Renovation Loan Cash Money Construction

Hard Money Loans for Renovations in Real Estate – Should You...

Depending on who you ask, hard money loans are either the easiest and best source of funding for real estate investors or nightmare loans...
Should Not Lend Money Friends Family

10 Reasons Why You Should NOT Lend Money to Friends &...

"Neither a borrower nor a lender be." These famous words came from Polonius, Shakespeare's chief counselor to King Claudius in Hamlet. As Polonius gives some fatherly advice...
Home Seller Pays Closing Cost

How to Get a Seller to Pay Closing Costs When Buying...

Buying a house isn't cheap, and cash flow and income problems can result in a missed opportunity to buy your own place. Plus, getting...
Reduce Avoid Student Loan Debt

16 Ways to Reduce & Avoid Overwhelming College Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt can be an albatross around the neck of recent graduates. Although the number of students with debt didn't increase by much between...
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filing Rules

What Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy – Filing Rules & Information

Filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy can stop creditor harassment, runaway interest rates and fees, and can provide you with a structured plan for paying...
Lending Money Family Friends

9 Tips for Lending Money to Family & Friends

Lending money to loved ones is often a bad idea because it puts your relationship in jeopardy. But when someone you love is in a...
Home Equity Line Credit Heloc

What Is a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) – How...

Suppose you're a homeowner with a hideous master bathroom. You'd like to remodel, but you don't see how you can afford it. According to HomeAdvisor,...
Fha Streamline Refinance Guidelines

What Is an FHA Streamline Refinance – Guidelines, Pros & Cons

If you have an FHA-insured mortgage on your home, you may have the opportunity to refinance with an FHA streamline refinance. While the hype surrounding...