Should you get a mortgage cosigner?

Your lease is ending, you’re looking to move to a larger home, or maybe you want to live closer to work. Regardless of why you’re moving, you’ve found the perfect home. But there’s bad news: your lender has told you that you don’t qualify for a mortgage. What can you do to make sure that […]

Invest or pay off your mortgage. Find out which one makes sense for you.

You’ve come into some extra money. Maybe a relative left you an inheritance, or your employer gave you a holiday bonus. Or maybe you’ve set up your budget to get you some extra savings each month. You want to use this extra cash to improve your financial situation. But what’s the best way to do […]

calculate your car down payment

A car is an essential part of most Americans’ lives. Without one, many can’t get groceries or commute to work. 65% of car buyers choose to get an auto loan. Cars may be important but they are also expensive. Most people can’t afford or don’t want to pay cash for one. That means most prospective […]

How to save money on mortgage closing costs

A home is probably the most expensive purchase you will make in your lifetime. Even relatively affordable houses cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, and mortgage loans can last decades. As such, choosing the right loan is an essential part of the home buying process. When comparing loans, people often look at the length of […]

lose in a trade in

23% of car dealership sales originate from trade-ins Are you getting ready to buy a new car? There are a lot of questions you’ll have to ask yourself. What type of car do you want? What is your budget? Are there any special features you’re looking for? Dreaming about your new vehicle is fun, but […]

guaranteed auto loan dealerships

For some, owning a car is a convenience; for others, it’s a necessity. But with cars costing tens of thousands of dollars, few of us can afford to pay for one upfront. Almost 65% of Americans turn to some form of financing when they buy a car. The two most popular financing providers are the […]

high yield checking accounts

When you open a bank account, it’s easy to assume that you’ll stick with that bank forever. But that was then. Your old bank account has lost its appeal and there is a new checking account in town that is grabbing your attention. Now you ask yourself if opening and closing bank accounts is okay on a […]