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How to Save Long-Term by Prepaying Your Mortgage

How to Save Long-Term by Prepaying Your Mortgage

This post was contributed by Jennifer Riner of Zillow.com Freeing yourself from the confines of a mortgage isn’t just emotionally rewarding – it’s financially savvy, too. Homeowners sometimes assume when they sign up for their 15- or 30-year mortgage terms, they’re indebted to the mortgage lender for that specified length of time, and they owe...

4 Easy Ways to Clean up Your Credit

4 Easy Ways to Clean up Your Credit

Keeping a good credit score, not having debt, saving and investing are my top priorities. Luckily, I married a man with the exact same money values as me. It wasn’t always this way. In fact, a year after dating I found out he had a student loan in default, in addition to multiple past-due credit...

A Short Sale Short Story

A Short Sale Short Story

Our short sale saga is winding down. Now that I can relax, relate and release; it’s time to pen the pros and cons of this experience. In an earlier post on the Point of Points, I explain exactly why the short sale option was considered. Now, let’s talk how. There is one glaring lesson from...