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Government shutdowns affect millions of people but they are particularly hard on poor families and low-income workers. While Congress and White House staff members continue to get paid 800,000 federal employees have seen their paychecks stop. About 420,000 “essential” employees are working without pay. This includes IRS, NASA, and TSA agents. Approximately 380,000 workers have […]

Patch Homes Review

Patch Homes is a new company offering you home equity financing without any monthly payments. Yes, the concept is new. If you’re wondering what the catch is and how it actually works, you’re not alone. This Patch Homes review explains in detail how home equity loans without payments work, who they are designed for, and […]

finance solar installation

According to the solar company EnergySage, the average cost for solar panels on a home ranged from $10,045 to $13,475 (after tax credits) in 2017. This number can be a lot higher, depending on the size of your house and the system you install. It also can vary greatly depending on where you live. A […]

How to Finance Plastic Surgery

15.9 Million Plastic Surgeries done in USA, 2015 (Source). We all want to look our best. And a little help from plastic surgery can go a long way in boosting your confidence and self-esteem. But cosmetic surgery is expensive, and your insurance won’t cover an elective procedure. So how can you finance your plastic surgery? […]


During the height of the housing bubble, home equity line of credit (HELOC) financing and home equity loans represented two of the most popular forms of credit. Homeowners, some of whom had paid very little toward their mortgages, nonetheless were able to borrow against the equity created by the inflated value of their homes. But […]