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Understanding The Tax Benefits Of A Mortgage
5:30am, 28th May, 2018

Understanding The Tax Benefits Of A Mortgage

As the tax filing deadline looms, many Americans continue to prepare and file their annual income taxes. The 86 million taxpayers who own their homes and have a mortgage, can take advantage of different tax deductions, including deducting their mortg...
FTC Permanently Bans Scammers From Mortgage Industry
7:15am, 3rd October, 2017

FTC Permanently Bans Scammers From Mortgage Industry

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission oversees cases involving mortgages, but the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently stepped in to ban several companies from operating in the mortgage industry after finding them guilty of making false...
Long-Term Mortgage Rates Hit A Seven-Year High
5:00am, 28th May, 2018

Long-Term Mortgage Rates Hit A Seven-Year High

It Will Cost You More to Buy A Home The housing market topped a new threshold over the past week. Buoyed by a strong economy and a series of interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve, thirty-year fixed mortgage interest rates reached 4.61% – the...
40% Of Student Loans Could Default Over 20 Years
5:00am, 28th May, 2018

40% Of Student Loans Could Default Over 20 Years

America's student loan debt may be approaching a critical point with respect to repayment. According to Student Loan Hero, the total student loan debt has reached $1.48 trillion spread across 44.2 million Americans, and the latest release from t...
Interest Rate Acronyms
5:00am, 28th May, 2018

Interest Rate Acronyms

APR and APY – are they new texting acronyms? IDK, you say – or rather, you text? (For the benefit of the textually-challenged, IDK means “I don't know.”) If you think they are texting acronyms, or just "DK" what they are, it's tim...
Refund Advance Loans And Refund Anticipation Checks 101
6:30am, 19th April, 2018

Refund Advance Loans And Refund Anticipation Checks 101

Are you counting on your tax refund to pay off bills? You may need the cash before your refund arrives. The IRS website states that typical refunds take less than 21 calendar days if you e-filed your return. However, if you are claiming the Earned I...
Small Businesses Turn To Alternative Lending Sources
5:00am, 28th May, 2018

Small Businesses Turn To Alternative Lending Sources

As the qualifications for small business loans become more difficult to meet, many small business owners are looking for alternatives. Many have found that going with an online lender has advantages over banks and other traditional lenders, although...
Get Money Back From Western Union Scams
5:00am, 28th May, 2018

Get Money Back From Western Union Scams

Western Union has served as a reliable method for rapidly sending money over long distances since the late 1800s. Once known for telegraphs, it currently offers services to more than 200 countries across the globe. Unfortunately, Western Union is fre...