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Tag: mortgage

Life Insurance

Term Life Insurance Myths and Facts

April 13, 2023. Marisa Perjatel

When weighing your life insurance options, why choose term? We separate the facts from fiction to help you decide.

Budget-Wise

How to Get a Personal Loan

March 17, 2023. Andrew Sheldon

Are you in the need of some extra funds? Taking out a personal loan may be the right move. Here’s how to do it.

Homeowner's Insurance

Why Did My Home Insurance Rate Go Up?

February 22, 2023. Marisa Perjatel

If you are wondering why your home insurance rate has increased, the short answer is: It’s a sign of the times.

Mortgages

Is Home Equity Loan Interest Tax Deductible?

February 02, 2023. AAA Staff

Whether the interest paid on a home equity loan or credit line is tax deductible depends primarily on one factor.

Mortgages

First Comes Mortgage, Then Comes Marriage 

October 25, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

Is buying a home with your significant other before getting married a good idea? It can be, but only if you’re financially protected.

Mortgages

How a Reverse Mortgage Can Give You a Comfortable Retirement

October 14, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

A reverse mortgage can allow you to use the equity you’ve built up in your home to fund the retirement of your dreams.

Mortgages

You Bought (or Sold) a House! What to Expect on Closing Day

August 09, 2022. Shantal Riley

A rundown of business that needs to be taken care of on closing day and what you can do to prepare.

Life Insurance

Life Insurance and the Game of Life

May 28, 2022. Sarah Hopkins

Life insurance helps you plan for the future, but the future is changing all the time. Here are some milestones that might cause you to reconsider your life insurance needs.

Mortgages

What to Expect When Buying a Flipped House

May 16, 2022. Chris Wood

From good bones to remodels to a fresh coat of paint, here’s what home buyers need to know when buying a flipped house.

Credit Cards

What Does and Doesn’t Affect Your Credit Score

November 01, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

There are five primary factors that can boost or lower your credit score.

Mortgages

Why You Should Get Prequalified For a Home Mortgage

October 25, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Prequalifying for a mortgage provides a ballpark budget for your new house and helps make the home-buying process as smooth as possible.

Savings

Good Debt vs. Bad Debt

August 06, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Is there such a thing as good debt? What type of debt should you avoid? We answer your debt questions.

Mortgages

The Pros and Cons of Real Estate Apps

June 29, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Real estate apps and websites have become increasingly popular. While they can help you find your dream home, they also have some notable drawbacks.

Health & Fitness

Caring for Elderly Parents

June 14, 2021. Dallas Ernst

Deciding when and how to provide elder care isn’t always easy. Educating yourself on caregiving for elderly parents can help.

Mortgages

How a Reverse Mortgage Can Get You Through Uncertain Times

February 09, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

The benefits of a reverse mortgage can help you stay financially afloat and in the comfort of your own home.

Mortgages

When You Should Buy Instead of Rent a House

January 21, 2021. AAA Staff

Are you ready to buy a house but unsure if it’s worth it – or if you have enough saved? Find out if buying is the right move for you.

Budget-Wise

17 Ways to Make the Most of Your Money

January 05, 2021. Ellis Einhorn

Capitalize on your income and reach your money goals with these tips.

Savings

How to Save Money for 2021 Milestones

December 21, 2020. Andrew Sheldon

Many financial milestone were put on hold in 2020, giving people more time to save. But how much money do you need and what’s the best way to save?

Mortgages

What to Know Before Buying a Condo

November 10, 2020. Andrew Sheldon

Buying a condo might seem like buying a house. But there are some significant differences to take into consideration.

Mortgages

What to Know About the VA Home Loan

November 09, 2020. Andrew Sheldon

A VA loan can help the men and women who’ve served this country start the next chapter of their lives.