A couple doing home improvements with their home equity loan

Can I Use my Home Equity’s for Home Improvements?

Home improvements can take many different forms, from major projects like building an addition to smaller ones like a few new appliances. Many times, people turn to home equity products like home equity loans or home equity lines of credit to...

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A couple in need of a home equity loan for a major purchase

Can I Use my Home Equity’s for Anything?

Whether you are finally ready to get that RV and drive across the country, or you are facing unexpected medical bills, determining how to pay for major expenses can be stressful. Fortunately, you may be able to put your home’s equity to work for...

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A student looking to pay for school expenses

Can I Use my Home’s Equity to Pay for School?

When it comes to financing higher education, the cost can feel overwhelming. With a little planning, though, you’ll be able to navigate your way through.

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couple doing home improvements with their home equity loan

What is a Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit?

If you own your own home, you’ve likely heard about the concept of building equity, and with it a herd of questions: what is equity? How does equity work? How does it benefit me? Our article will sort through some of the information around home...

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Family who used their home equity loan for vacation expenses

Can I use my Home’s Equity for Vacation?

Once you have saved as much as possible towards your vacation, you may be able to use a Home Equity Loan or Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) to help you take that dream vacation. Because both options use your home as collateral, you will be able to...

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couple discussing home equity loan versus home equity line of credit

Home Equity Loans vs. Home Equity Lines of Credit

One of the first steps in applying for a Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit (HELOC) is determining which is better for you. It requires a little research, but choosing the home equity product that is best is simply a matter of determining which has...

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A couple consolidating debt

Can I use my home’s equity for debt consolidation?

Both a Home Equity Loan and a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) are good solutions for debt consolidation. Both options are secured by your home’s equity, meaning your interest rate will likely be lower than with a personal loan, which is a form...

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Hidden costs new homeowners may overlook (and how to avoid them)

Homeowners can sometimes overlook budgeting for certain under-the-radar expenses that come with a new home. Check out these 4 tips to help you avoid that mistake!

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Five insider tips to an affordable first home

The process of buying a home can be overwhelming—especially if it’s your first time. You want to make sure you’re getting the best house at the best value, but without prior experience, how can you really know? Here are some helpful...

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