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New Mortgage Rules in Place

Attention mortgage shoppers: Important new rules took¬†effect earlier this month¬†that will protect consumers from risky mortgages and help borrowers better manage a home loan. The rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which will implement provisions of the 2010 … Continue reading

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The Comeback of the Adjustable Rate Mortgage

Adjustable-rate mortgages, also known as ARMs or variable-rate loans, have been out of favor with many people in recent years because of the low interest-rate environment and the perception that rising payments on ARMs contributed to foreclosures during the recent … Continue reading

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Tips for Avoiding Scams

There is plenty of information available to consumers to help avoid being a fraud or theft victim. “But some people complain that there is too much to remember and that being vigilant can be a daunting task,” said Millie Spencer, … Continue reading

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