Retirement: Is This a Good Time to Downsize?

February 14, 2014

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Moving into a smaller home – downsizing – isn’t just a way to save creaky knees from the two-story monster where you raised your family. It’s also a way to free up equity to use during retirement. Money Bags Although Americans lost a substantial amount of home equity during the housing crisis, older Americans fared [...]

Is a Debt Consolidation Home Equity Loan Right for You?

November 2, 2012

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Maybe you’ve indulged in impulse shopping one too many times or actually found yourself in an emergency where paying with a credit card was the only option. Either way, if you’re a homeowner who is struggling to pay those monthly bills, debt consolidation could make sense for you. Homeowners who have equity in their homes [...]