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What to Prepare for Mortgage Pre-Qualification

Buying your first home is an emotional and exciting process. There is a lot that goes into the journey towards being able to call a place your own. You do your research and compare what seems like endless options, looking for all the things you have always dreamed of having in your first property. With everything that’s going on and with all...

Making Your Money Work for You with a Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit

Home Equity Loans and Lines of Credit are a great form of financing and are a great way to secure financing for big projects around the home. Taking advantage of the value you have in your home is a great way to investment in improvements that will add value to your home. It’s a way to make your money work for you!

Best Uses of a Home Equity Line of Credit

A Home Equity Line of Credit is a powerful financial tool available to home owners, a source of funding against the equity which you have built in probably your biggest investment: your home. As you are borrowing against a very stable source of collateral, these products generally have lower interest rates than many other forms of consumer...

Spring Cleaning For Your Finances

In the Northeast, spring is the long-awaited thawing out from the bitter cold of winter. And for many of us, it is the time of year we clean out our homes in preparation for summer and get rid of things we don’t need.

While cleaning out your home might be at the top of your spring cleaning list, spring cleaning for your spending and saving...

Creating a Realistic Budget: The Building Block of Sound Financial Planning

Countless studies have shown that people are significantly more likely to achieve goals and accomplish tasks when they take the time to consciously write them down. Information is easier to track when it’s written down and you are less likely to simply forget about things or put them off if you commit to them. This is why it is so important to...

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