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Homebuyers have protections under The Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act. Find out what loans are covered, what disclosures are required, and what’s not allowed. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/25/2013
Whether you’re planning an addition for a growing family or simply getting new storm windows, finding a competent and reliable contractor is the first step to a successful and satisfying home improvement project. This article provide guidance and steps to finding a competent and reliable More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
Is a home equity loan or line of credit right for you? Read about abusive lending practices, how to avoid them, and how to save your home. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/25/2013
Using a credit line to borrow against the equity in your home has become a popular source of consumer credit. And lenders are offering these home equity credit lines in a variety of ways. This article provides background and tips for deciding if a home equity line of credit is right for you. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
If you need money to pay bills or make home improvements, and think the answer is in refinancing, a second mortgage, or a home equity loan, consider your options carefully. If you can't make the required payments, you could lose your home as well as the equity you've built up. This article More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Checklist Tools Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This brochure explains about dealing with mortgage lenders. It tells you where to look, what to look for, and what takes place when you apply for a mortgage. Knowing what to expect, especially if you are a first-time homebuyer, may make it easier for you to get through the process. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Brochure Website
Date: 5/5/2016
This edition of the Money Smart Success Stories newsletter focuses on workplace financial education programs. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Article Website
Tags: owning a business, business
Date: 5/22/2013
Ads for business opportunities doing medical billing may sound like the perfect work-at-home option, but beware. The reality is that few people who pay for medical billing opportunities make any money. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Tags: owning a business, business
Date: 5/22/2013
This edition of FDIC Consumer News focuses on small businsses. Are you one of the millions of small business owners in the United States? Or are you considering starting your own company? Just as with consumers, it's important for small business owners to make sound financial decisions so they can More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Tags: owning a business, business
Date: 5/22/2013
This edition of FDIC Consumer News includes hints and tips for small businesses, including Saving Money to Help Your Company Grow, and Tips on borrowing to start or operate a small enterprise. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Tags: owning a business, business
Date: 5/22/2013