What benefits are there to refinancing my current home? When you refinance you are paying off your current lender and starting a new loan. What new loan you decide on will depend on what you are looking for. Do you want a lower rate and payment? Are you looking for a shorter term to pay […]
I’ll admit I’m not a guru of tax laws so as a mother of teenagers, it eludes me on when you know it’s time for your child to file their first tax return. Filing tax returns is arduous enough that most parents hold off on helping their child file a return for as long as humanly possible-but no parent wants their child to go to jail or get audited. Well, most days I don’t want that.
I read this really informative brochure with some “must ask” questions if you’re thinking about getting a mortgage. The information is from the Credit Union National Association and I wanted to share some of it with you.
These days debt can happen to anyone; medical bills, layoffs, inflation catching up with your paycheck, etc. Getting out of debt though can feel like being on a hamster wheel. You can spin all day and never get anywhere. Why? Because you’re making the minimum payment.
In this market we see so many foreclosed and short sale homes but should you jump in with both feet? Probably not without arming yourself with a little information and that’s exactly what I have.
As we prepare to send my first child off to college, I curse myself for not putting more aside in the 529 plan and I’ll admit I’m a little foggy on how it works. So when I saw this great article from our friends at IMN News Inc. about 529 plans I immediately gravitated to it and thought it was worth sharing.