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16 July 2016
Learning how to manage student loan debt and eventually break free of that burden is a skill you'll need to develop as a newly minted college grad navigating the world of adult finances.
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3 May 2016
With $28,000 in student loan debt when he graduated from college last spring, Patrick O'Keefe took a step that not many students would take when looking to get out of debt: He signed up for a 30-year mortgage to buy a house.
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13 October 2014
Should you carry a balance on your mortgage loan when you reach retirement age? Or should you do all that you can to pay off that housing debt early, before you leave the workforce?.
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18 July 2014
To get a mortgage and buy a home, you need to have good credit.But if you're a young person just starting out, how do you establish credit in the first place if you don't already have it?.
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27 August 2012
Homeowners facing a job relocation or other hardship will soon be able to qualify for an expedited short sale of their homes, under new federal rules.
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24 May 2011
For some, a Home Equity Line of Credit can be more of a liability than an asset.
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8 February 2011
The $7.5 billion allocated by the feds to 18 states and the District of Columbia for mortgage assistance programs is looking like more of a circus than a godsend.
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15 April 2007
When you're strapped for cash, debt consolidation may sound as refreshing as an iced cold glass of water on a hot day.The irony is that debt consolidation loans require you to take on more debt, the very thing you already have too much of.
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