Flood Insurance Basics Flood insurance may be a requirement for you to purchase a home. But if it isn't, should you still consider the product?
Second Mortgage vs. Cash-Out Refinance When you need cash and you are a homeowner, one of the first things that come to mind is pulling equity out from your home. This is typically done through the use of a second mortgage or cash-out refinance but which one should you use?
What is Whole Life Insurance? Whole life insurance is a controversial financial product. Is it right for your family's situation or should you find alternative life insurance?
Tips for Managing Checking Accounts Responsibly While banks claim that customers view overdraft protection as a convenience, many consumers would rather avoid those hefty overdraft fees. What can consumers do to avoid overdrawing their checking accounts?
Basics of Reverse Mortgages Reverse mortgages allow eligible homeowners age 62 or older to tap into the equity of their homes as a source of cash or available credit. Before you apply for a reverse mortgage you should at least understand their basic characteristics.