About Aly Yale
Personal finance writer
- Home Equity
- Real Estate
- Bachelor's degrees in radio-TV-film and news-editorial journalism from Texas Christian University
Personal Finance Experience
Aly has been covering personal finance and real estate for more than a decade for local and national publications.
She enjoys breaking down complex topics and helping consumers make the best decisions for their money and futures.
Latest from Aly Yale
HELOCs powered by blockchain can benefit borrowers and lenders with lower costs and faster timelines.
If your lender freezes your HELOC to keep you from withdrawing more cash, you’ll get a HELOC freeze letter in the mail. You...
Many credit unions offer HELOCs. Use this guide to determine the best credit union HELOC for your financial needs.
Not every bank offers home equity lines of credit to borrowers. If you’re considering opening a HELOC, this list shares the best banks...
If you want to increase your HELOC limit, you’ll likely need to refinance. Here’s how that works and who qualifies.
Bethpage FCU is one option if you’re considering a HELOC. The company allows you to convert all or a portion into a fixed-rate...
During the HELOC draw period, you can withdraw money from your line of credit. You typically make interest-only payments during this phase.
A variable interest rate on a HELOC can change as often as once a month....
HELOCs have two periods: a draw period and a repayment period. You’ll make payments during both—but not the same amount.