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- Deduct Your Student Loans!
MoneyTips Chances are that if you have student loans, you need every bit of extra cash that you can get. Did you realize that your student loans might be able to generate some cash for you? Under certain circumstances, you may be able to save on your tax bill by deducting the interest that you […]
- 5 Ways to Boost Your Down Payment Savings
MoneyTips By Andrea Woroch More Americans than ever are buying homes. In fact, a report from Zillow estimates 6.9 million existing home sales this year, the most since 2005, and projects a nearly 22% one-year gain in sales, the largest jump since the early 1980s. If you are among the millions […]
- 7 Tips For Selling Your Home During The Holidays
MoneyTips Are the holidays not hectic enough for you? Put aside your gift list for a moment; how about adding a home sale to your to-do list? Most people avoid selling their homes during the holidays, but you may not have any choice in the matter. If you need to sell your home around the end […]
- 7 Tips To Buying A Home During The Holidays
MoneyTips Moving during the holidays can be a headache with all the seasonal activities and obligations – not to mention unpleasant weather in many locations. However, there are plenty of positives to buying a home during the holidays that may make the headaches of moving worth the effort, […]
- 4 Top Myths Surrounding VA Loans
MoneyTips Home sellers and their agents may be limiting their potential base of buyers by ignoring a growing pool of them. Mortgage industry software company Ellie Mae reports that loans acquired through the Veterans Affairs (VA) Department account for 10% of all primary insured home loans. It […]
- VA Loans 101
MoneyTips Veterans Affairs (VA) loans are invaluable for homebuyers. Their advantages include little or no money down, qualifying with a lower credit score, competitive interest rates, potentially lower closing and auxiliary costs, and no private mortgage insurance requirements. VA loans are […]
- 5 Tips For Saving Money In College
MoneyTips By Roshni Chowdhry, head of customer experience at SafetyNet Of the roughly 17 million Americans currently enrolled in college, 74 percent qualify as what we used to call "nontraditional" students: One in five is 30 years or older. About half don't rely on their parents for […]
- Money-Saving Tips for College Students II
MoneyTips Earlier, we presented some money-saving tips for college students. Here are additional ways to save cash: Car Pooling – if you go to school close enough to drive home every so often, be sure to establish a car pool. Considering the price of gas and tolls, this could result in […]
- Video: Can You Get A Scholarship With A Low GPA?
MoneyTips Is your GPA all that counts when you apply for college financing? Watch the Scholarship System Founder Jocelyn Paonita Pearson explain how to get a scholarship with a less-than-perfect GPA in our exclusive video above. Your credit score could affect your student loan interest rate. […]