Finance, Credit and Loan Information

November, 2015

Fred Thompson, Actor-Senator-Reverse Mortgage Pitchman, Dies at 73

Fred Thompson, whose career trajectory included notable stints in Hollywood and Capitol Hill plus a sometimes controversial presence in the mortgage industry, died in Nashville from non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He was 73.   Thompson initially began his professional life as an attorney and first gained public attention as minority counsel on the Senate Watergate Committee. His […]

PAAS Stock: This Could Send Pan American Silver Corp. Skyrocketing

Has PAAS Stock Finally Bottomed? Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS) could see a solid move to the upside when silver prices rise. Over the past year, the company has turned its business around, which could prove a profitable outcome for owners of PAAS stock shares. When silver prices are down, you want to see miners […]

Why You Need Professional Financial Advice

The Cheat Sheet: Why is it important to get professional financial advice? Cathy McCabe: Financial advice encourages individuals to take the necessary steps to improve their financial future. Our 2015 Advice Survey found that respondents who have met with an advisor are significantly more confident in their retirement savings plan when compared to those who […]

Homeowners pay off mortgages decades ahead of schedule

Being a homeowner requires a long-term commitment to a home and the community that surrounds it. There’s also the mortgage, though how long you’re attached to it is entirely up to you. Take Elisabeth Thomas, for example. She and her husband paid off their 30-year fixed-rate mortgage — with an interest rate of about 3.9 […]

Why it’s important to work with a licensed and bonded mortgage broker

Making the real estate purchase of a lifetime is a big decision. For many individuals and businesses, this means looking for a good mortgage loan deal. Mortgage brokers are an indispensable partner in this process. Today, they are the most popular sellers of mortgage products because their role is to be the intermediaries between buyers […]

Event to help the elderly during winter

An event is taking place to help older people prepare for the winter. The free ‘Keep Warm, Keep Healthy, Keep Active’ event will bring together organisations to offer practical advice on issues such as using energy efficiently, managing debt, winter fuel payments, fire safety and tips to stay health. The event will take place at […]

Women and money: taking control of your finances

As a woman, you have financial needs that are unique to your situation in life. Perhaps you would like to buy your first home. Maybe you need to start saving for your child’s college education. Or you might be concerned about planning for retirement. Whatever your circumstances may be, it’s important to have a clear […]

Navient offers new web course on military student loans

The nation’s largest servicer of student loans is marking Veterans Day with a new online course about student loan repayment benefit available to service members and veterans. The course is provided as part of the company’s Path to Success series, a collection of free web classes that cover a range of financial scenarios and other […]

Seen At 11: Elaborate Mortgage Scam Leaves Victims Without Home

FAIR LAWN, NJ (CBSNewYork) Imagine living in your home for 20 years, making payments every month, then one day having a sheriff show up with a moving truck to force you out. It sounds impossible, but as CBS2s Dick Brennan reported, its a lot easier than you might think to end up the victim of […]

Soldier’s family to receive mortgage-free home

Soldiers family to receive mortgage-free home Jason Stewart | The Valdosta Daily TimesWillie Waldren, left, embraces Todd Wilson and Alex Sharpe of Wilson Design and Construction after arriving at the building site of his new home Saturday.

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