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7 Tips for Improving Your Credit

Want to buy a bigger house? Follow these tips to make your credit score stand out.

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Should you Go Forward With a Reverse Mortgage?

Reverse mortgages could help or hurt you in the long run. Know where you stand.

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How a Better FICO Score Leads to Better Retirement

Are you on track to retire well? You could be with a better credit score. Find out here.

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The 5 People Who Make Your Mortgage Refinance a Reality

These people could be your very best friends. Or your worst nightmare.

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What Happens to Your Mortgage When You Die?

It all depends on your decisions before you head to the Big Real Estate Market In The Sky.

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When Is Opening a HELOC the Right Move?

Is this a good time for you to open a HELOC? Let’s consider the pros and cons.

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5 Good Reasons to Tap Your Home Equity

What you spend the money on matters as well. Here are five uses for home equity that can make sense.

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Interest-Only Mortgages Making a Comeback - and Sometimes Make Sense

If you are a borrower considering an interest-only mortgage, whether for a refinance or an initial loan, it’s critically important to weigh the significant risks and drawbacks against possible benefits for your situation.

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Should You Refinance Your Mortgage If You're Near Retirement?

But what if you’re close to retirement — does refinancing carry any special risks? We asked financial advisor Laura Scharr-Bykowsky, a member of NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor network, about the pros and cons of this strategy.

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Should You ‘Restart’ Your 30-Year Mortgage When You Refinance?

We asked Forrest Baumhover — a financial planner in Tampa, Florida, and a member of NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor network — about the key factors homeowners should consider when deciding whether they should refinance.

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