Lending & Borrowing

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    Alternative economics has provided businesses, borrowers and lenders with the opportunity ...
  3. How Do Mortgage Lenders Get Paid and Make Money?

    When homebuyers educate themselves on how mortgage lenders get paid and make money, ...
  4. Mortgage vs. Home-Equity Loan: How They Differ

    Mortgages and home-equity loans both use the borrower's home value as collateral.
  5. Land Loans: 3 Things to Know Before You Buy Land

    Getting a loan for land involves getting land surveys, determining its intended use, ...
  6. Long-Term Installment Loans: Are They Worth It?

    Long-term installment loans help borrowers finance major purchases or consolidate ...
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  5. Discover Student Loans: Are They Worth It? (DFS)

    Understand the pros and cons of Discover Student Loans, and analyze how this loan ...
  6. How to Get a Credit Card Without a Social Security ...

    Learn the methods by which a borrower can get approved for a credit card, even if ...
  1. What's the difference between FHA and conventional loans?

    Conventional mortgages require higher credit scores than FHA mortgages.
  2. Can I take my 401(k) to buy a house?

    It is possible to use your retirement accounts to buy a house, but it's usually better that you don't.
  3. Why would a homebuyer need to take out PMI (private mortgage insurance)?

    Learn why some home buyers are required to take out private mortgage insurance (PMI), and how it affects the total monthly ...
  4. What is the 1003 mortgage application form?

    Learn about the 1003 mortgage application form, what information it requires and why this form is the industry standard for ...
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