How Much Is My Home Worth?
With housing prices rising considerably in recent years, you may be wondering if you should take advantage of market trends and sell your home. Of course, before doing so, you’ll want to know the value […]
Is a Personal Loan Right for You?
When you think of taking out a loan, it’s usually for something specific and defined: an auto loan, a student loan, or a mortgage. But there are all sorts of things that happen in between […]
How a Secured Credit Card Can Help You Establish Credit
This article is brought to you by Service Credit Union’s Visa Everyday Card with numerous benefits and no hidden fees*. Establishing good credit can feel like a Catch-22: how can you apply for your first […]
Why a Construction Loan May Be Right for You
As a real estate lending specialist, I get a lot of calls from people asking what their options are when buying a home – and hear a lot of frustration about not being able to […]
What Makes Up A Credit Score?
This article is brought to you by Service Credit Union’s Visa Everyday Card, with numerous benefits and no hidden fees*. If you are at all like me and were apprehensive when applying for your first credit card, […]
What is a HELOC, and How Can It Help You?
You may have heard the term thrown around before, but you may still be wondering, what exactly is a HELOC, and is it right for me? If you’re a homeowner looking for a lower-interest loan […]
What Is a Credit Card Balance Transfer, and Is It Right for Me?
If you have outstanding debt on a credit card, you may be wondering if you can save more with a new credit card, or by transferring your balance to another card. Much like refinancing a […]
The Benefits of Refinancing Your Student Loans Through Your Credit Union
This is a partner post from CU Student Choice. Why Refi With a Credit Union? You’ve decided to refinance one or more of your student loans – now how do you find the right lender? […]
Five Steps to Student Loan Refinance
This is a Partner Post from Student Choice. The idea of making fewer payments and possibly saving money on student loan repayment is appealing, but student loan refinance may seem complicated. Where should you begin? […]
The Benefits of a Traditional Credit Card vs A Retail Card
You just finished picking out a new outfit at your favorite store. You walk up to the register and pile two sweaters and a skirt on the counter and wait for the pleasant woman behind […]