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Step 3: Get to the Point: When It Pays to Buy Down Your Mortgage

June 16, 2016
Lenders like to give home borrowers choices when it comes to their mortgage rate. You’ll always be presented with a standard rate: what you qualify for based on how the lender sizes up your financial profile (credit score, income, debts etc.) And then you will also be presented with some options to “buy down” or reduce that interest rate.
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Suze’s Mortgage Tip #2: Know the Down Side of Making a Small Low Down Payment.

June 09, 2016
My absolute best advice is to strive to make a 20% down payment when you buy a home. I know that can be a lot of money. But hear me out. What you need to understand is that a small down payment can end up costing you big time.
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Suze’s Mortgage Tip #1: Shop Around

June 02, 2016
It amazes me that so many homebuyers who spent weeks, if not months, hunting around for the best home, don’t shop around as diligently for the best mortgage. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about seven in 10 homebuyers just apply to one lender. That’s insane! This is likely the biggest purchase of your life, and you aren’t going to make sure you comparison shop to save money? C’mon.
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Why I Don’t Like Weddings

May 26, 2016
Weddings bring out the worst in our bad-money habits. I have known too many couples that have gone into credit card debt to pay for a wedding. Love doesn’t mean paying 15% interest-or more!-for a special day. And I have seen way too many parents nearing retirement who pull money out of their retirement savings, or stop contributing to their retirement accounts for a year or two, or use a home equity line of credit to pay for a child’s wedding. That is insane. Love never means having to jeopardize your future to pay for a wedding.
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4 Ways to Save on a Wedding

May 19, 2016
I am on the record that only couples in great financial shape should spend money on an expensive/large wedding. But for those of you who are just going to plow ahead despite shaky finances, please at least make the most of my money-saving wedding tips.
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