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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
When you apply for a mortgage, the law protects you from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or whether you get public assistance. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/25/2013
If you’re having trouble paying your mortgage, all is not lost. There is legitimate help to help you save your home. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/25/2013
Scammers often promise to get your mortgage terms changed, but don’t deliver. Learn how to recognize the signs of a mortgage relief scam. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/25/2013
This special edition of FDIC Consumer News puts special focus on staying focused and avoiding costly decisions during major life events. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This special edition of FDIC Consumer News puts special focus on staying focused and avoiding costly decisions during major life events. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
Ever wonder how a lender decides whether to grant you credit? This article explains the system lenders use when determine whether to grant you a loan. It provides details on credit scores, credit reports. It also gives hints for steps you can take to improve your credit score. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
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
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