Should you use a home equity loan or cash-out refinance to fund your 401(k) or IRA? According to a recent study, there can be some significant advantages in doing so - but there are some hazards as well.
Should you buy a home or would you be better off renting? With the economy gradually improving, but mortgage rates and home prices still relatively low, it's a question many potential homebuyers are pondering.
Small lenders are complaining about the new qualified mortgage (QM) rules that took effect last week, saying they put an undue burden on them and limit their ability to offer certain types of mortgages their customers demand.
You know that a low appraisal of your home can scuttle your chances to refinance. But did you know that a low appraisal can also swallow your profits when you're ready to sell your home, or that a low appraisal can even derail a sale after you and a buyer have agreed on a purchase price?