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In the market for a mortgage? Your time may be now

In the market for a mortgage? Your time may be now

November 19, 2019 / David Bimler

Amid ongoing international trade disputes and a weakening global economy, mortgage affordability in the U.S. is improving. In fact, mortgage rates have hit a three-year low since the Federal Reserve slashed the federal funds rate this summer — the first cut since the Great Recession.…

Is it time to break up with your bank?

Is it time to break up with your bank?

October 28, 2019 / Paulo Oliveira

Breakups can be hard, but let’s face it: Sometimes they’re necessary. If your bank isn’t making you happy, it may be time to start thinking about taking your money elsewhere.…

How to avoid early withdrawal penalties

How to avoid early withdrawal penalties

October 21, 2019 / ©2019 M.A. Co. All rights reserved

To increase the likelihood that tax-preferred savings actually will be used for retirement, Congress included a 10% penalty tax on IRA and 401(k) distributions before the account owner reaches age 59½.…

Six things you shouldn’t do after applying for a mortgage

Six things you shouldn’t do after applying for a mortgage

July 12, 2019 / David Bimler

You found it: the perfect ranch-style home with an open floor plan, a finished basement, an attached garage and French doors leading to ...…

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