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How to Get a Mortgage for a Vacation Home

By on March 12, 2014 in Mortgage with 0 Comments
How to Get a Mortgage for a Vacation Home

Owning a vacation home isn’t for everyone due to the cost of buying the home and paying for upkeep when you aren’t there. But with real estate values much lower than in years past, especially in hot vacation areas like Florida, buying a vacation home might be more affordable than you thought possible. That having […]

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3 Reasons to Have a HELOC Even If You Don’t Need It

By on March 9, 2014 in Mortgage with 0 Comments
3 Reasons to Have a HELOC Even If You Don’t Need It

Paying off a huge debt like the home mortgage on your principal residence is lifting a huge financial burden off of your shoulders. Not having a monthly payment can free you up to pursue the job you always wanted, to start the freelancing career you have been holding back, or can let you travel the […]

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Should I Refinance Out of an ARM and Into a Fixed Rate Mortgage?

By on March 9, 2014 in Mortgage with 0 Comments
Should I Refinance Out of an ARM and Into a Fixed Rate Mortgage?

Mortgage rates continue to drop to historic low followed by an even lower historic low. If you own a home with an adjustable rate mortgage (or ARM), is it finally time to refinance into a long term fixed rate mortgage? Or will rates stay at their current lows for long enough to make sticking with […]

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Insurance Articles

The Risks of Medical Tourism

By on March 29, 2014 in Health Insurance, Insurance with 0 Comments
The Risks of Medical Tourism

Medical tourism is coming up as a rising trend in healthcare. It offers consumers surgery and other medical procedures in developing countries at a fraction of the cost it will be in rich countries. And often procedures are available in Third World countries that are not in wealthier countries. For the person who is looking […]

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Should Everyone Have Life Insurance?

By on March 28, 2014 in Insurance, Life Insurance with 0 Comments
Should Everyone Have Life Insurance?

Probably the biggest reason why anyone would ask this question is because life insurance is one of the few financial provisions that has no immediate benefit – at least not to you as the owner of the policy. Life insurance is about providing for other people after your death. Everyone should have at least some life […]

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How Losing Weight Can Lower Your Life Insurance Quote

By on March 27, 2014 in Insurance, Life Insurance with 0 Comments
How Losing Weight Can Lower Your Life Insurance Quote

Getting a life insurance quote is relatively easy. You simply go online, fill out the information as to how much coverage you want, how old you are, and so on. You can get a quote in as little as 10 minutes. Getting the quote isn’t the problem. Sometimes the price seems far too high, but […]

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Personal Finance Articles

What is a Short Sale and How Can I Buy a Short Sale Property?

By on March 27, 2014 in Money with 0 Comments
What is a Short Sale and How Can I Buy a Short Sale Property?

A short sale is a home that is being sold for less than the amount of the mortgage loan on the property. The proceeds of the sale will come up short compared to what is needed to pay off the mortgage balance. Why Buy a Short Sale Buying a home as a short sale means […]

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The Costly Mistake of Going Over Budget When Home Shopping

By on March 16, 2014 in Money with 0 Comments
The Costly Mistake of Going Over Budget When Home Shopping

Shopping for a new place to live is exciting and draining at the same time. You look at so many different properties they all start to run together. Your agent is on your side – but not completely. Your agent’s job is to help you in buying a home with the caveat that the more […]

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Why Bank Accounts are Better Than Money Market Mutual Funds

By on March 16, 2014 in Money with 0 Comments
Why Bank Accounts are Better Than Money Market Mutual Funds

Money market mutual funds used to be the next step up you would take after you had enough money in your bank account. The value of your money wouldn’t change and you could use it as a sweep account for your investments. It seemed like a win-win. All that has drastically changed since the financial […]

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The Risks of Medical Tourism

By on March 29, 2014 in Health Insurance, Insurance with 0 Comments
The Risks of Medical Tourism

Medical tourism is coming up as a rising trend in healthcare. It offers consumers surgery and other medical procedures in developing countries at a fraction of the cost it will be in rich countries. And often procedures are available in Third World countries that are not in wealthier countries. For the person who is looking […]

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Should Everyone Have Life Insurance?

By on March 28, 2014 in Insurance, Life Insurance with 0 Comments
Should Everyone Have Life Insurance?

Probably the biggest reason why anyone would ask this question is because life insurance is one of the few financial provisions that has no immediate benefit – at least not to you as the owner of the policy. Life insurance is about providing for other people after your death. Everyone should have at least some life […]

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How Losing Weight Can Lower Your Life Insurance Quote

By on March 27, 2014 in Insurance, Life Insurance with 0 Comments
How Losing Weight Can Lower Your Life Insurance Quote

Getting a life insurance quote is relatively easy. You simply go online, fill out the information as to how much coverage you want, how old you are, and so on. You can get a quote in as little as 10 minutes. Getting the quote isn’t the problem. Sometimes the price seems far too high, but […]

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