It’s important to be financially prepared for emergencies so that you can handle unexpected expenses or situations without having to worry about your financial stability. Here are some ways to financially prepare for emergencies: Build an emergency fund: Start by building an emergency fund that can cover at least 3-6 months of your living expenses. […]
The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration, but it can also be a challenging time for your finances, especially if you’re juggling the responsibilities of a mortgage. However, with some thoughtful planning and budgeting, you can ensure that you enjoy the festivities without putting your financial stability at risk. I will provide […]
When someone is looking at purchasing a home, they usually focus on the purchase price of the home and the potential monthly payment. At the same time, there are other costs that need to be included as well. This includes home insurance and real estate taxes. As a result, many homeowners find themselves asking if they should use an escrow account or not. What do homeowners need to think about and how can they make the right decision?
There’s almost a guarantee that at some point in the future you’re going to face an emergency. Like most things in life, that emergency is going to require money to solve. You can’t assume that you’ll have the funds to face the emergency when it happens. You can’t even assume that you’ll have enough on your credit cards to pay for it. The only safe way to plan is to have an emergency fund.
If you are planning on purchasing a home in the near future, you need to make sure you have enough money saved up. While there are a lot of expenses that go along with purchasing a home, the biggest expense is the down payment.
Right now, mortgage rates have fallen to rates that haven’t been seen in years. This opens the door for many people to apply for a mortgage that they previously may not have been able to afford. Sadly, not everyone who applies for a mortgage is going to be approved. There are a few steps that applicants can take to increase their chances of getting their mortgage application approved.