Mortgage Basics

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If you are going to buy a home, the chances are good that you will need a mortgage. Find out more about this type of debt and how paying it off sooner can save you thousands.

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  1. What Is Inflation?

    Did you know that inflation is silently eating away at your savings? Learn more about this sneaky financial phenomenon and what causes it.
  2. Understanding The Time Value Of Money

    The time value of money is a fundamental concept in finance - and it influences every financial decision you make, whether you know it or not. Learn the basics here.
  3. Prioritizing Debt

    Debt affects your finances and your life. We show you how to free yourself from this financial ball and chain.
  4. Life Insurance

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  5. Understanding Risk And Time Horizon

    The interaction between your risks and your time horizon influences every investment decision you make, whether you know it or not. Learn the basics here.
  6. Mortgage Basics

    If you are going to buy a home, the chances are good that you will need a mortgage. Find out more about this type of debt and how paying it off sooner can save you thousands.

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