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11 documents you need to apply for a mortgage

11 documents you need to apply for a mortgage

You can neutralize a huge chunk of mortgage application stress with one simple strategy—gathering up all the documents you’re likely to be required to provide before you submit your application. Your lender might not ask for all of these documents,

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

What to do if you are the victim of credit card fraud

What to do if you are the victim of credit card fraud

Credit card fraud can be a scary proposition in which you and your hard-earned cash are separated from one another. This could be because your card has been lost or stolen, or it could mean that your card number has

Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud, Credit Cards, Personal Finance

How do I shop for the best loan rates?

How do I shop for the best loan rates?

  If you’re planning on buying a home, car, or making any kind of large purchase that would require a loan; you’ve probably been advised to shop around for the best rates. But when lenders don’t necessarily advertise their exact

Posted in: Personal Finance

What does my credit score mean?

What does my credit score mean?

You’ve probably heard a lot of things about your credit score, the ominous, mystery-shrouded number that determines whether or not you can get a credit card or a car loan. But while your credit score may seem like a complicated

Posted in: Personal Finance

Is it time to stop treading water on your debt?

Is it time to stop treading water on your debt?

Bailing out from beneath a tsunami of debt is nasty business, but it’s ultimately doable for most of us. If you’ve cut up your credit cards yet still find yourself slowly sinking under the weight of your monthly payments, you

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