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Saving for a Down Payment? There’s an App for That.

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I usually don’t put share links to apps that I love, but in this case, it can help you save for a down payment – really. I use it myself and when the market last year skyrocketed in the early months then took a nose dive at the end of the year, I still did [...]

Mortgage Mistake #2 – Waiting Until You Can Make a 20% Down Payment

An even bigger mortgage mistake is waiting until you have enough money for a 20% down payment. It’s true that when your down payment is less than 20%, your mortgage will cost you more, but if you wait, the financial benefits you realize by owning rather than renting will be overshadowed. Here’s what I mean. [...]