Mortgage rates are low right now. Really low. Indeed, for many homeowners, now is the perfect time to refinance. Credit requirements have loosened up a bit (compared to what they were for a couple … [Read more...] about Ready To Refinance? Here’s What You’ll Need
Archives for February 2012
A while back I wrote about one of my favorite new investing sites in this comprehensive Betterment.com review. Betterment is an investing site that looks to make investing easier and more accessible … [Read more...] about Betterment Reviews User Feedback And Lowers Fees, Adds International Funds And IRAs
Not only is a home one of the biggest investments an individual will make in their entire life, it can also prove extremely expensive to maintain. Repair work, breakages and damage will all cost … [Read more...] about How To Apply For Home Insurance
With the 2008 financial crisis still fresh in some minds, one of the questions many are asking is this: Is there a way for me to protect my nest egg from market drops during retirement? One of the … [Read more...] about Could An Annuity Be The Ticket To Reliable Retirement Income?
The other day I was looking at my Lending Club account and reveling in my current 11.45% net annualized return, and I started to think about how the returns were so much better than what I was getting … [Read more...] about Where Do You Get Better Returns For Short Term Savings? A Bank CD Or A Lending Club Account?
One of the ways that you might be wasting your money could be due to the effects of anchoring. Anchoring is one way that retailers and others try to get you to spend more than you might normally … [Read more...] about Are You Falling Victim To Price Anchoring?
They're called convenience checks for a reason. You open up your mailbox and there sits an envelope from your credit card company telling you that you have to open it right away. There's an exciting … [Read more...] about Here’s Why You Should Shred Those Credit Card Convenience Checks
President Obama announced this week that he would be seeking passage of a new updated mortgage relief plan aimed at helping underwater homeowners to refinance their properties and take advantage of … [Read more...] about Obama Offers Up New Mortgage Relief And Refinance Plan