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15-Year Mortgage

To pay your home off sooner, save interest and build equity faster, consider a 15-year mortgage.

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Types Of Mortgages

These three general types of mortgages allow for different down payments, terms, and special conditions like including home improvements.

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Homeowner Equity And Wealth Accumulation

National homeowner equity grew in the fourth quarter of 2020 by $1.5 Trillion or 16.2% year-over-year based on a CoreLogic analysis.  The study was done on the six out of ten homeowners who have mortgages on their home. The fourth qua...

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Find A Wall Stud

These tips can save time and keep you from putting unnecessary holes in the wall when looking for a stud.

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3 Ways to Add Creativity to Your Day

Creative-types can feel stalled if they don’t have a frequent creative release. But with work and family, it can be hard to make time for yourself and your creative ...

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Qualifying for a Credit Card If You Have Bad Credit

Having bad credit can be worse than having no credit at all. A lousy credit score can lead to a steeper credit hole to climb out of, and can take years to fix.


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A Checklist for Retiring Early

Retiring early is a great idea if you can afford it.

Unfortunately, few people plan for retirement as well as they should. A common rule of thumb is to save 10 t...

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Protecting Your Identification With a Fake Birthday

Other than your Social Security number, birthdays are one of the worst things to share online when registering for an account. If youve also given up your mothers maid...

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How to Sneak in More Veggies

Trying to munch more veggies on the reg, but sick of salads and steamed sides? Below are a handful of simple ways you can up your veggie count with ease.

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Creating a Rustic Vibe With Wood Decor

If you’re a fan of that rustic look, or just love to feature beautiful wood in your space, then your home may already be covered with hardwood floors below, exposed ...

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A Beginner's Guide to Painlessly Going Green

You’ve heard the warnings about global warming, you feel compassion for stranded polar bears and you worry about overwhelming the landfills. As a homeowner, you may ...

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4 Stunning Flowering Houseplants

Are you the type of person who likes to take their flower garden indoors? Indoor plants do more than simply add color to your space; they can also improve the mood of ...

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Refi Options for Those With Low Credit Scores

If you want to get a second mortgage so you can make renovations to your home, it can be difficult if you have poor credit.

A second mortgage can use a homes equ...

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4 Time Management Tips

These days, we’ve all got busy schedules. From work to family and social commitments, it can be hard to fit in everything. Here’s where time management can help. C...

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