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My 2016 Budget Challenge: Can a Paint Job Help an Old House Pass a Re-Fi Appraisal?

After two not-so-successful attempts at a mortgage re-fi, Max is ready with a plan. Will the third time be the charm?

3 Sources of Fast Cash Besides Your 401K

Life is full of tough decisions. Like, whether it's better to tap your retirement savings or home equity when you need cash.

5 Surprising Ways Revolving Debt Helps You

Some folks steer clear of revolving debt, but in truth, it can be surprisingly helpful.

5 Ways to Pay Off High Interest Credit Card Debt

Don't let high interest credit card debt totally derail your money. Pay it off, quickly, with a few smart moves.

How Tapping Into Home Equity Is Like Pawning A Gold Necklace

It has occurred to me that tapping into one’s home equity can be like pawning a gold necklace, television set, or other personal item with resale value. Both involve using collater

Reverse Mortgages: The Best Way to "Eat Your Home"?

A reverse mortgage allows a senior citizen homeowner to access the equity in their home without having to sell their house or otherwise uproot themselves unwillingly.