If youâre like the average American, retirement savings has you totally bummed out. The Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI)Â reports that 27 percent of Americans are ânot at all confidentâ about having enough money for a comfortable retirement, and only 13...
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With home prices (and interest rates) on the rise, itâs getting more and more difficult to qualify for a mortgage. One simple strategy you can employ to boost your purchasing power is to pay down existing debts. Iâve already warned prospective mortgage applicants to avoid swiping their credit cards before and during the mortgage process, [&hellip
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The Great Recession has hit many baby boomers hard. They're dealing with depressed retirement porfolios and homes values, plus layoffs. As a result, more baby boomers are ill-prepared for retirement is. If you're a boomer who wants to retire, here are 10 steps to take to prepare for the transition.
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Mortgage Q&A: âDo mortgage payments increase?â While this sounds like a no-brainer question, it’s actually a little more complicated than it appears. You see, there a number of different reasons why a mortgage payment can increase, aside from the obvious interest rate change. But let’s start with the obvious and go from there. And yes, [&hellip
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