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Pay Off Car Loan Early

How to Pay Off Your Car Loan Early

Like most everyone, I hate debt, and the thought of paying off a car loan for a number of years has always left a bad...
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...
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When Should I Refinance My Mortgage Loan?

Refinancing your mortgage is probably the most profitable move you can make to take advantage of low interest rates. But should you actually do it? Before you can determine that, you must learn more about why you’d want to refinance your mortgage and how to calculate the net costs.
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...
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,...
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14 Best Paycheck Advance Apps to Help You Make It to...

Many American workers have trouble making ends meet, which is why payday loans are such big business. Today’s popular personal finance apps that give you access to your paycheck a few days early may offer a better alternative. Here are the best paycheck advance apps to help you make it to payday.
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...
Private Mortgage Insurance

What Is Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) – How to Avoid Paying...

If you look at your monthly mortgage statement and see a line for "PMI," you're paying for private mortgage insurance. It probably costs you...
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7 Reasons to Get a Personal Loan – Benefits & Things...

Despite what you might hear from certain corners of the personal finance realm, debt is not the root of all evil. Financially responsible folks use...
Paying Back School Loans

How to Defer Your Student Loans – 5 Options to Extend...

When I was in college, every semester I received a check from the federal government for text books and living expenses (read: beer). I...
Student Loan Affects Credit Score

Understanding How Student Loan Debt Affects Your Credit Score

It can be hard for students and young people to build a good credit score. You need good credit to get a loan, but...
Year Mortgage Comparison

15-Year vs. 30-Year Mortgage – Comparison, Pros & Cons

Buying a home comes with many decisions, among them the loan term you want. Should you choose a shorter loan term with higher minimum monthly payments or a longer loan term with smaller payments? Learn the differences between a 15-year and a 30-year mortgage, and the pros and cons of either option.