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23
Jul
4 Best Credit Cards for Fair Credit

People with fair or average credit can’t usually qualify for the best credit cards. However, fair credit credit cards, such as the Discover it Cash Back can help them build credit over time.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
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23
Jul
Macy’s Credit Card Review

Macy’s offers two credit cards: a Macy’s card for use exclusively at Macy’s stores and a Macy’s American Express card you can use anywhere Amex is accepted. Both allow you to earn the same basic rewards, but the Macy’s Amex is a bit more versatile option for a new card.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
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23
Jul
Mortgage Calculator: Estimate Your Monthly Payment

Your mortgage costs are affected by the purchase price of your home, your down payment amount, the interest rate, and the length of your mortgage term. Use our mortgage loan calculator to determine your payment, and read more information about how to determine your mortgage loan payment.

Posted in: Mortgages,
Tags: ptype_calculator,
22
Jul
Important FAFSA Deadlines for Financial Aid

The deadline to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, for the 2019 to 2020 school year is June 30, 2020.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Student Loans,
22
Jul
How Accurate Are Credit Karma Approval Odds for Credit Cards?

If you have checked your credit score on CreditKarma.com you probably noticed a section below your score with suggested credit card offerings. Based on the data Credit Karma compiles from your score and credit report, it searches for credit cards that meet your profile and indicates your odds of approval. Or, if you go to […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
22
Jul
Irene Retirement Review: Sell Your Home and Stay in It

If you’re getting older, you may want to tap into the equity in your home. Irene Retirement lets you do that by selling your home while still retaining the right to live in it or rent it out. Find out more here.

Posted in: Home Equity,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
22
Jul
Nelnet Student Loan Review

You may be assigned to Nelnet if you have federal student loans. Nelnet has been the subject of some consumer complaints, but the rules for repayment with Nelnet are governed by the Department of Education.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_review,
22
Jul
Spring EQ Review: Access 100% of Your Home Equity

Spring EQ provides fast home equity loan funding and lets you borrow up to 100% of the value of your home. Rates are competitive and the process of qualifying is simple, but you will need a credit score of 640 or higher to get a loan.

Posted in: Home Equity,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
22
Jul
Equifi Review: Shared Equity in Your Home

Equifi lets you tap into home equity without taking a reverse mortgage or home equity loan. Equifi doesn’t require you to make monthly payments, but rather you pay Equifi back with the future appreciation of your home.

Posted in: Home Equity,
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22
Jul
USAA Home Equity Loan and HELOC Alternatives

USAA no longer offers home loans or lines of credit. However, other lenders can provide a number of good alternatives for military members and their families.

Posted in: Home Equity,