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    If you can't qualify for or don't want a traditional mortgage, one of these options might be right for you.
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  10. Understanding Mortgage-Backed Securities

    Find out the meaning of this popular asset-backed security and its benefits for banks and investors.
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    Learn the difference between a money market account and a money market fund. Both savings vehicles are relatively safe, but ...
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    Discover why the Spanish economy continues to suffer from devastating unemployment figures, and why a serious approach to ...
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    Examine geographic revenue data from the consumer durables sector to identify catalysts and trends.
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  22. Top 6 Mortgage Mistakes

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    Use summer holiday time to teach your children about earning, saving and spending money.
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  29. Bank of America Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know (BAC)

    Learn about Bank of America, the mortgage products it offers, the rates it provides and a general consensus from consumer ...
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    Analyze historical share repurchase data for the discretionary sector and identify the financial and economic factors that ...
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    Explore NVR Mortgage, and learn why a combination lender-builder mortgage company might be a good choice for financing a ...
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    Find out how to choose which mortgage style is right for you.
  47. The Reverse Mortgage: A Retirement Tool

    Discover another way to fund your retirement without having to make payments on a loan.
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    Learn about USAA's history in the financial services sector, as well as the mortgage products it offers and what customers ...
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    It starts with knowing your choices as well as your price range. We show you how to get there.
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