Forbes: Add Home Equity to a Retirement Plan Through ‘Bucketing’

In general, people have a tendency to put aside money for accomplishing different tasks they’d like to achieve in their lives. Maybe there’s a swear jar on the kitchen table to try and dissuade the occasional curse word from slipping out around the kids, or maybe a couple has a specific bank account dedicated to… [Read More]

Is Your Mortgage Forbearance Ending Soon? What To Do Next

Millions of Americans struggling to make their monthly mortgage payments because of COVID-19 have received relief through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. But mortgage forbearance is only temporary, and set to expire soon, leaving many homeowners who are still struggling perplexed on what to do next. Enacted in March, the CARES Act… [Read More]

Mortgage rates hit another record low amid coronavirus pandemic

Virtually anytime you borrow money, there’s a cost for the privilege. That’s no different for mortgage loans, which you rely on during the home buying process. Mortgage rates are generally lower than interest rates from other types of debt ⁠— but lately rates have been astonishnigly low, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc… [Read More]

Mortgage rates drop to another record low — here’s why Americans may not want to wait too much longer before locking rates in

Mortgage rates have fallen to a new all-time low for the fourth time this year. But there’s significant upside risk to the low rate environment, and Americans may not want to wait too much longer before locking rates in. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.13% for the week ending June 18, down eight basis points… [Read More]