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Foreclosures And A Lease/Buyback Option

Tweet If a court date has been set for the foreclosure of your home, you might yet be able to stay in your home after the court concludes foreclosure. By

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When To Cancel Private Mortgage Insurance

Tweet Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) is a type of insurance required by lenders when you purchase a home with less than 20% down. If you cannot come up with enough

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Use Your Gift Cards Before They Expire

Tweet You’ve just moved into your new home and the welcome shower given by family members and friends yielded some very desirable gifts. A tiffany lamp, garden tools, and a

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Should You Simply Walk Away From Your Mortgage?

Tweet You are behind on your mortgage payments and are struggling to keep up with your credit card and car payments. Food and gas have gone up in price and

Credit Cards

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Keep A Close Watch On Your Credit Card Statements

Tweet Scam artists may not be the only ones pulling a fast one on you. Have you checked your credit card statements lately? No, I don’t mean the amount that

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January Home Sales Drop, But Beat Expectations

Tweet For January 2008, U.S. home sales dropped by 0.4% to an annual pace of 4.89 million homes. According to the National Association of Realtors, which tracks home sales, the

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Should I Refinance Now Or Wait?

Tweet Seizing an opportunity is all about timing, therefore for the person who owns a home and is looking to refinance, consideration must be given today whether to seek a

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Using Your Stimulus Check For Home Improvements

Tweet When the U.S. Treasury starts sending out economic stimulus package checks this June, the hope is that the billions of dollars of money received by eligible citizens will be

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I.D. Theft Remains #1 Consumer Complaint

Tweet What was the chief complaint received by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in 2007? If you guessed “identity theft” then you answered correctly. Last year, the FTC tallied more

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Car Loan Applications Done Right

Tweet You’ve found the car that you want and at a price that you can afford. Well, at a price that you can afford if you are able to wrap

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Payday Lending Under Legislative Scrutiny

Tweet Payday loans, those easy to get but expensive to pay off unsecured personal loans, are coming under intense scrutiny in many states across America. Consumer advocates are pushing for

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Explaining Your Loan Qualifying Ratios

Tweet If you are planning to refinance your home, get your first mortgage, or apply for any other type of consumer credit, your housing and debt-income ratios will be tightly

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Unearthing Terrific Deals On Luxury Cars

Tweet The recent drop in car sales for the month of January 2008 (4.3% according to Autodata Corp. which tracks auto sales) wasn’t a surprise to industry experts. Mostly everyone

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What Are No Credit Credit Cards?

Tweet There are thousands upon thousands of credit cards available to consumers, a dizzying array of choices virtually impossible to compare side by side. Airline rewards cards, cash back cards,