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How Using an Auto Loan Cosigner Impacts Your Loan

If you’re a first-time car buyer, don’t have much of a credit history, or perhaps need to start rebuilding your credit, getting an auto loan might be a little challenging. However, one way to help your auto loan approval process is to have a cosigner on your loan. Read below to see how much a cosigner can help in securing an auto loan. ...Read More

How to Buy a Car From a Private Seller

Choosing to buy a car from a private seller can be a good option if you have your eye on a particular model or you are looking to save some money. Let’s take a look at the benefits and risks of buying a car from a private seller and how to go about finding, negotiating, and financing a private car sale.   ...Read More

Will Used Car Prices Drop in 2022?

Inflation has been raging in the American market for a while now. In addition to gas prices going up, many people looking to purchase a car have seen auto prices skyrocket as well. Even used cars that are not in the best condition are commanding hefty payments that seem simply unfair. ...Read More

Best Use of Your Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)

A home equity line of credit, or HELOC, allows you to borrow against the available equity in your home giving you the financial space for larger expenses, or the ability to consolidate high-interest debt on other loans. With the potential for lower interest rates, HELOCs can be a great alternative to credit cards. But what’s the best use of this line of credit? ...Read More

What are Escrow Accounts?

Escrow accounts are used to pay property taxes, insurance, and other charges. Your mortgage company usually creates the account for you. Your taxes and insurance are part of your monthly mortgage payment. These are placed in your escrow account. The money stays there until it’s time for the mortgage company to pay your property taxes and insurance premium. ...Read More