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Does Refinancing Impact my Credit Score?

Ever thought about refinancing your car loan or mortgage? Then you’ve probably wondered what will happen to your credit score if you do refinance.
 

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Understanding Personal Lines of Credit

What if you could get a loan that lets you access money only as you need it, instead of receiving (and paying for) a lump sum? That is exactly what a Personal Line of Credit offers you.

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What do Deferments and Forbearances Mean?

Navigating financial hardships is intimidating enough, and trying to understand the various options and terminology only makes asking for help feel scarier. But help for both consumer loans – things like car loans, personal loans, and credit cards...

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What is a Debt-to-Income Ratio (DTI)?

Chances are, you know that your credit score is going to be a critical factor in how lenders will decide whether or not to give you a loan. But, your debt-to-income ratio (DTI) is a number you need to be familiar with, too, especially if you plan on...

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Personal Loans vs. Lines of Credit

So you need a Personal Loan. Or do you need a Personal Line of Credit (LOC) Aren’t they basically the same thing? Not exactly, and understanding the key differences will be important in determining which is the better option for you. Let's...

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Home Improvement Loan

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 finance...

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Paying for wedding with a Personal Loan

What is a Wedding Loan?

Say yes to the dress – without piling on higher rate credit card debt. From photographers to florists, the expenses of planning your big day can add up fast. In fact, The Knot puts the average cost of a wedding in 2017 at over $33,000! That...

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What is an Education Loan?

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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What is a Vacation Loan?

You and your family have been dreaming about that perfect Disney vacation for years! You’ve managed your budget, and have saved up as much as you can. You need just a little extra to help pay for things like your rental car, food and flights....

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