Debt Management

How to Decide If You Should Refinance Your Student Loans

How to Decide If You Should Refinance Your Student Loans

Refinancing your student loans seems to be the thing to do lately. In the past year, I've had several friends tell me how they were able to lower their interest rate significantly by refinancing their loans with private loan providers. I decided to take a closer look at what all the student loan refinancing hype was all about and if it was really worth it. 

How a Mortgage Pre-Approval Can Make Your Offer More Competitive

How a Mortgage Pre-Approval Can Make Your Offer More Competitive

The housing market remains extremely competitive for buyers in large metropolitan areas, where house hunters typically outnumber sellers and often come to the table with all-cash offers.  

As a result, doing a little mortgage homework early in the process can go a long way when trying to put yourself in the best position to score your dream home.