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How to refinance your mortgage and save money every month

Refinancing a mortgage can help you secure a lower mortgage interest rate, reduce your monthly payments, or access some of your home’s equity. To qualify for the best rates, you’ll need to have a good credit score. If your credit score is low, you can work on improving it before […]
How to refinance your mortgage and save money every month
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How to refinance an auto loan, and when it makes sense to do it

Refinancing your auto loan could get you a lower interest rate or allow you to remove a cosigner from your loan, especially if your credit score has recently improved. Before applying for an auto loan refinance, you’ll want to make sure that you aren’t underwater on your loan and that […]
How to refinance an auto loan, and when it makes sense to do it
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6 Ways To Beat The Social Security Tax Hike

[credit provider=”Flickr/Nadya Peek” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nadya/4840775465/”] If you’ve received your first paycheck for 2013, you’re probably steamed that your take-home pay was a little short.The fiscal cliff deal passed by Congress and signed by President Obama ended the temporary reduction in FICA tax—the tax that feeds the Social Security Trust Fund.
6 Ways To Beat The Social Security Tax Hike
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Sorry, Refinancing Won’t Always Help Homeowners Come Out Ahead

[credit provider=”flickr/tambako” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tambako/2719974943/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] With interest rates at record lows, homeowners eager to lighten their monthly mortgage payments are flocking to banks to refinance.The Mortgage Bankers Association reports that refinance activity, which now makes up 80 per cent of all mortgage applications, is at its highest level in three years.
Sorry, Refinancing Won’t Always Help Homeowners Come Out Ahead
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The Risks And Rewards Of Refinancing Your Car

[credit provider=”harry_nl | Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/harry_nl/5360608814/”] You’re looking for some extra cash, and you see the ad on TV: Refinance your car and save money, or just lower your monthly payment by extending the length of your loan. Question is, is it really a good idea? Before you refinance, it’s important […]
The Risks And Rewards Of Refinancing Your Car
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‘I’m Too Tired’ And 3 Other Lazy Excuses That Are Costing You Money

[credit provider=”yo_unroe” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/yo_unroe/94174373/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Laziness may be costing you a home, a car, or a whole lot of money.The rocky recession and shaky stock market isn’t always to blame for your money situation. Many consumers aren’t making the right financial decisions due to the decision not to take action.
‘I’m Too Tired’ And 3 Other Lazy Excuses That Are Costing You Money
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A Lot Of Things Could Go Wrong When You Try To Refinance Your Mortgage

[credit provider=”Groovnik” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/groovnick/2292473059/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] With mortgage rates so low, just about everyone and their mother has at least inquired about refinancing.Unfortunately, a lot of current homeowners are finding that they don’t qualify for one reason or another.
A Lot Of Things Could Go Wrong When You Try To Refinance Your Mortgage