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Think Twice Before Storing Your Credit Card Inform...

The convenience of saving your credit card information on your favorite sites is appealing – no more scrambling for your card, no more entering all that information – especially when it comes to purchases made on your mobile device. Due to increasing incidence of data theft, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) encourages consumers to take into account the risks involved in storing their credit card information online. This is an important consideration due to the increasing volume and variety of data theft over the past several years. The theft of personal information from medical insurance companies, restaurants and retailers has...
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More Americans Say Now Is A Good Time To Sell!

Recently released data from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey revealed that rising home prices were the catalyst behind an eight-point jump in the net percentage of respondents who say now is a good time to sell. The index is now 21 points higher than it was this time last year. Overall, 62% of Americans surveyed said that now is a good time to sell (up from 58%), while 26% of respondents said that now is not a good time to sell (down from 30%). The net score is the difference between the two percentages, or 36%. According to CoreLogic, home prices are now up...
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Builder Offering To Pay Off Student Loans For Buye...

Millennials are on track to become the most educated generation in history. This means they are also the generation with the most student debt. Depending on the type of degree earned, as well as the prestige of the institution attended, there are some millennials who graduate college with what equates to a mortgage payment. For those first-time buyers, and even some move-up buyers, who took advantage of the First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit in 2008, there is an interesting program being introduced by Lennar Home Buildersand Eagle Home Mortgage. “Borrowers with Eagle Home Mortgage’s Student Loan Debt Mortgage Program can direct up to 3% of the purchase...
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Millionaire To Millennials: Buy A Home Now!

What did the millionaire say to the millennials…..Buy a home now!  In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that “the single biggest mistake millennials are making” is not purchasing a home because buying real estate is “an escalator to wealth.” Bach went on to explain: “If millennials don’t buy a home, their chances of actually having any wealth in this country are little to none. The average homeowner to this day is 38 times wealthier than a renter.” In his bestselling book, “The Automatic Millionaire,” Bach does the math: “As a renter, you can easily spend half a million dollars or more on rent over...
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