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Should you pay your bills online?

Should you pay your bills online?

If you’re still paying bills the old fashioned way — by sending checks in the mail — it may be time to reconsider. Paying online is quicker than dropping a check in the mail and most online bill payment systems

Posted in: Personal Finance

Do you know what to look for when shopping for the best value in a mortgage rate?

Mortgage Rate advertised is not the rate you’ll get

If you’re shopping for a new mortgage, chances are you’re looking for the lowest possible interest rate to save yourself some cash. However, interest rate alone doesn’t tell the whole story—and a low interest rate might not come attached to

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying, Personal Finance

Should you choose a Traditional or Roth IRA?

Should you choose a Traditional or Roth IRA?

Choosing the right type of IRA needn’t seem like an inscrutable hurdle. While there are quite a few types of individual retirement accounts, Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs are the two biggies; and the differences between them are clear enough

Posted in: Personal Finance, Saving Money

Mortgage prequalifying vs. preapproval: What’s the difference?

Mortgage prequalifying vs. preapproval: What's the difference?

You’re prequalified for a mortgage and already packing the moving boxes—but now your real estate agent says there’s more paperwork to do before you can go house shopping. Say what? You’ve just been cut short by two sound-alike terms notorious

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

Should you purchase a home warranty?

Should you purchase a home warranty?

  If home warranties are such a smart idea, why doesn’t everyone buy them? While your new neighbor may swear by his home warranty, it might not be such a smart move for you — or it could end up

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

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