The benefits of a shorter mortgage term

With mortgage rates having risen over the past year, more mortgage borrowers are exploring ways to reduce their interest costs. One of these options are shorter-term loans – loans that are schedule to be repaid in less time. While 30-year mortgages are most popular, shorter terms, such as 15-year mortgages, are also available. A shorter ...

Why you should check your credit reports regularly

As many as 1 in 3 Americans don’t check their credit reports. Are you one of them? You’re entitled by law to check your reports for free once per year, and as of this writing, free weekly credit reports are available through December 2022. If you’re not already checking your credit reports, here’s what you ...

Important money lessons to teach your children

Money management is an important skill for children to learn, but it’s a lesson that many parents fail to provide. To be fair, talking about money is often difficult. The topic can be personal, technical and moral. Some parents are not confident enough in their own knowledge to pass it on, and others are so ...

7 DIY natural cleaners for your home

If you want to ditch those costly store-bought and chemical-laden cleaning products for more natural solutions, consider making your own! DIY natural cleaners are inexpensive, easy to create and made from common household ingredients that you might already have in your cabinets. Using natural cleaning products may help protect your household’s health and the environment ...

Tips for moving safely during COVID-19

Many people have cancelled or postponed life events due to COVID-19, but the number of people moving into new homes has been on the rise lately. Fortunately, moving safely during COVID-19 is possible by following extra safety precautions and doing proper research beforehand. Whether you’re moving down the block, to another town or across the ...

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