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Category: Homeownership

Financing a Home Renovation with a Home Equity Loan

Man and Woman working on a new deck Financing a Home Renovation with a Home Equity Loan

Q: I’m doing some home renovations, and I’m not sure how to finance it all. Do I take out a loan? Should I just charge all the expenses to my credit card? There are so many options! Which one makes the most sense for my […]

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Creative Ways to Save on Energy Costs

Saving on Energy Cost Creative Ways to Save on Energy Costs

Summertime electricity bills making you sweat? Take the heat off with these hacks: Rethink your roof – Is your roof wearing black in ninety-degree weather? Install a sunlight-reflecting “cool roof” and reduce your roof’s temperature by up to 60 degrees. You’ll slash your AC use [...]

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The First Steps to Take if you Can’t pay your Mortgage

Steps to take if you can't pay your mortgage The First Steps to Take if you Can’t pay your Mortgage

Over a few weeks, the talk about mortgages turned from how to best take advantage of record low interest rates to how to handle a mortgage without income. More than  22 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past five weeks. Lenders are dealing with […]

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Smart Financial Planning Strategies to Borrow from Women and Millennials

Young women Smart Financial Planning Strategies to Borrow from Women and Millennials

Author Jean Chatzky We have so much to learn — but so did they. Here’s what they’re doing right. Lately the headlines in personal finance have been pretty bleak — the average 2017 graduate has nearly $40,000 in student loans, millennial homeownership is down, and 39 percent […]

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