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Pros and Cons of Using a Home Equity Loan to Fund College

Tweet Paying for college is a thought that comes up in every parent’s mind, even before their children are born. If they can’t save a vast amount of money until

Business Services

How to Get Money for Your Start-Up Business

Tweet Getting money for your start-up business involves exploring several options, including your personal resources and outside sources. 1. Review your cash on hand. How much money do you have

Home Financing

How to Get Your Home Equity Line of Credit

Tweet A home equity line of credit (HELOC) can provide much needed funds for homeowners, providing cash to update their homes and take on other important projects. This type of

Consumer Financing Home Improvement

How to Finance Your Home Improvement Project

Tweet Undertaking a home improvement project can be a daunting task, with the homeowners working closely with their architect to discuss what they would like to have done for their

Home Financing

Return of the HELOC?

Tweet Pity the poor HELOC. Ostracized by some as demonstrating what is wrong with the American consumer, the HELOC fell out of fashion when credit tightened and the financial markets

Home Improvement

Plan Now For Next Winter’s Home Improvement Projects

Tweet Like so many homeowners, you’re enjoying the warmer weather and longer days, the perfect time of the year to take in a vacation, hold a backyard BBQ or take

Home Improvement Home Tips

Invigorate Your Yard With A Garden Path

Tweet When I was a teenager, my town had a volunteer organization – Youth Employment Services (YES) – which helped local youth find temporary work with homeowners and small businesses.

Consumer Financing

Applying For An Equity Line While Times Are Good

Tweet I hate to pitch an idea for just the sake of an argument, but if you are employed right now, then having an equity line of credit available to

Credit Reports

Your FICO Score Gets A Makeover

Tweet Your Credit Score, Courtesy of Fair Isaac Another certainty in this life, at least to for the American consumer, is their credit score – what is known as a

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Fair Isaac and Your Credit Score

Tweet A new year means you should keep tabs on your credit history (reports and scores). As the new year unfolds, they’ll be many things on your mind. Will the

Business Services

Financing Your Business Start Up In 2009

Tweet You’ve recently been laid off from a job or are expecting to lose your position early next year. Like so many people you’ve seen the current economic downturn decimate

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Is There Ever A Right Time To Buy A Time Share?

Tweet Neighbors of ours recently returned from a trip to the shore where they stayed at a friend’s house. It turns out that these friends lent them the place as