Home & Auto

Podcast: Buying Your First House

https://financialfitnessassociation.org/wp-content/uploads/N7_BuyingFirstHouse.mp3 Welcome to the podcast series – Take Control of your Financial Future. In this session, we are going to discuss some issues you may want to consider as you…
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Renting an Apartment

After you have chosen an area to live in and found an apartment you want, being careful when negotiating and signing your lease can help you reduce the cost of…
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Inventory Your Belongings

Few individuals take the time to adequately prepare a list of household items. If there is a fire, flood, or theft, having an inventory is essential in making an insurance claim.

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Evaluating Mortgage Types

Everything you need to know about the different types of mortgages.

Finding a mortgage can be a strenuous process. Not only are there hundreds of institutions offering mortgages, it can seem as though there are dozens of different types of mortgages themselves. Different interest rates, different lengths and other features can be confusing. Learn how some of the different options you may encounter as you shop for a mortgage.

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Before Buying Your First House

Owning your own home has been part of the "American Dream" for years. The pride of ownership and sense of “belonging somewhere” have been strong factors in motivating over 60%…
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Should you refinance your home mortgage?

Housing costs are one of the largest components of most household budgets. With interest rates changing so frequently, you should periodically determine whether refinancing at current interest rates would save…
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Buying Your First Car

Buying a car is exciting, potentially stressful, and often expensive.  In fact, for many people, buying a car is the third most expensive type of transaction they have – after…
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Buying Your First House

Buying Your First House   Owning your own home has been part of the American Dream for years.  The pride of ownership and sense of belonging somewhere have been strong…
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