The most common type of mail I find in my mailbox that tell me I've been pre-qualified for a consolidation loan. I get one almost every day. They boast that one of these loans can save me money on my monthly bills. But what exactly is a consolidation … [Read more...] about What Is A Consolidation Loan, and How Can It Save Me Money?
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There is a virtual cornucopia of college scholarship and grant opportunities available to people looking to go to college. I keep trying to impress this upon my son, who is a high school senior, but it just doesn't seem to sink in. When I was his … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons To Apply For Every Possible College Scholarship
Just like the initial home purchase which involves a huge initial capital outlay, making improvements on your home also costs a fortune. It is estimated that on average it will cost you about USD 20,000 to renovate your kitchen and give it a complete … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Strategies to Refinance Your Home Improvement
Customer service is a huge deal to me, and I put my money where the service is. I spend my money, even sometimes going out of my way, at places that treat their customers right. I also have a very long memory when it comes to businesses that have … [Read more...] about Would You Take Your Business Elsewhere After Bad Customer Service?
As part of one of my periodic expense reviews, I noticed my mortgage payment included $170 for private mortgage insurance (PMI). I remember when we refinanced our home the mortgage agent telling me that eventually that would be removed from our … [Read more...] about What is Private Mortgage Insurance?
Can it really be February 1st already? The calendar tells me that it is, which means it's time to talk once again about the money saving challenge I'm participating in this year. I'm trying to pump up my emergency fund, and doing a 365 day money … [Read more...] about February Update: 365 Day Money Savings Challenge