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    One of the greatest joys of retirement is being able to relax, knowing that one of ...
  2. How to Lower Refinance Closing Costs

    Refinancing a mortgage can save you money but it isn't free. There are closing costs ...
  3. When Should You Consider Taking out a HELOC?

    Home equity lines of credit, or HELOCs, have gotten a bum rap since the housing meltdown. ...
  4. What to Do When You Can't Pay Back Your HELOC

    Home equity lines of credit can be a cheap way to tap the equity in your home, but ...
  5. How Parents Can Help Adult Children Buy a Home

    Owning a home isn't easy thanks to stringent lending standards. Thankfully, there's ...
  6. Adjustable Rate Mortgage: What Happens When Interest ...

    Adjustable rate mortgages can save borrowers money, but they can't go into it blind. ...
  1. How was the American Dream impacted by the housing market collapse in 2008?

    Learn how the American Dream was impacted by the housing collapse in 2008. Due to the housing collapse, millions ended up ...
  2. What industries use the loan to value ratio?

    Find out more about the loan-to-value ratio, what the ratio measures and what industries the loan-to-value ratio is most ...
  3. Were collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) responsible for the financial crisis ...

    Learn how collateralized mortgage obligations helped to fuel the 2008 financial crisis, and see how many failed to understand ...
  4. Why do banks securitize some debts, and how do they sell them to investors?

    Learn how and why banks securitize debt, how the securitized debt is sold to other investors, and how different the different ...
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