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Four Reasons to Shorten Your Mortgage in 2012

06th November 2012
Even though mortgage rates are lower than they've ever been, homeowners still view their mortgage agreement the same way -- they're always counting down the years and number of remaining payments they have left. This can be viewed as a little absurd, c... Read >
Author: DanielTorelli

5 Questions to Ask Before You Get an Adjustable Rate Mortgage

06th November 2012
If you're considering an adjustable rate mortgage, you probably already know the short-term advantages of this type of loan. But before you actually sign on the dotted line, you need to make sure you're making the right choice. To do that, ask yourself ... Read >
Author: DanielTorelli

The Pros and Cons of Today's Mortgage Rates

31st October 2012
So far, 2012's mortgage rates have been unpredictable. Oh sure, we knew they were going to be low -- and stay low until there is massive improvement in the housing industry. However, trying to keep track of mortgage rates on a weekly basis is almost lik... Read >
Author: DanielTorelli

Nassim Taleb's New Book: The Bed of Procrustes

18th November 2010
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the author of the best-selling books The Black Swan and Fooled by Randomness, has a new book coming out on November 30th, 2010. The name of his new book is The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms. For fans of Ta... Read >
Author: Scott H Thompson

Commercial Bridge Loan Seekers, Here are 5 Watch Outs With Commercial Bridge Financing

01st September 2010
For many commercial real estate owners or buyers, the banks are pretty much ignoring their needs. And why not? They get really cheap (near zero interest rate) money from the Federal Reserve that they can buy U.S. Treasuries and pocket a nice spread with n... Read >
Author: Ron Stone

Is There A Home Loan Refinance Program That Offers Principal Reduction?

05th January 2010
They are hard to find but the answer is YES. There is a home loan refinance program that offers principal reduction to homeowners that owe more on their home loan(s) than the property is worth - as long as the homeowner meets a few criteria discussed at t... Read >
Author: Charlie Kartchner

What is the Importance of Prime Rate?

23rd December 2009
Prime rate also known as prime loan rate is the percentage of interest charged by the nation's banking system. This rate is used and applied by many financial institutions. They charge interest on sort-term loan according to this rate. This rate creates a... Read >
Author: Max

New Truth in Lending Rules for new Homebuyers

31st July 2009
On July 30, 2008, Congress enacted the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA). Within HERA, Congress included amendments to TILA which are known as the Mortgage Disclosure Improvement Act of 2008 (MDIA). On October 3, 2008 Congress further amend... Read >
Author: davemillerloans@gmail.com

Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 Did Not Work

18th May 2009
In early October 2008, the Congress passed and the President signed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. The purpose of the bill was "to restore liquidity and stability to the U.S. financial system and to ensure the economic well-being of Ame... Read >
Author: Robert Bell

What Determines Inflation?

21st March 2009
Article Body: That is a good question and one that unfortunately there has not been an answer that everyone agrees upon. The term is a general description of the decreasing value of a unit of money over time. Therefore if you were to have 5 dollars now... Read >
Author: AMERICA

Hyperinflation and the Housing Market

08th January 2009
The Federal Reserve under Ben Bernanke began aggressively lowering interest rates at the end of 2007 in response to the severe economic downturn caused by the collapse of house prices and the related difficulties falling house prices had on the banks and ... Read >
Author: Robert Bell

Confiscation Through Inflation

01st July 2007
"By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens." (John Maynard Keynes, chief architect of our present-day fiat money system)The Mission Statement of the Federal... Read >
Author: DollarDaze
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