Understanding the Costs of Your Mortgage

If you’ve ever applied for a mortgage, you probably received either a Good Faith Estimate or a Loan Estimate. If you’re like most of the clients I’ve worked with over the years, you just asked the lender what your monthly payment would be and shoved the Loan Estimate in a drawer.

 

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But that lengthy and confusing piece of paper is actually pretty important for understanding the real cost of your loan.

 

Lending Tree recently asked me to write a guide to understanding the costs of your mortgage. If you’re in the process of buying a home – or thinking of buying one in the future – give it a read!

Uber Car Financing Is Nearing an End: What You Can Do Instead

Have you considered driving for Uber to make some extra cash?

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Often, the only thing stopping people from working as a rideshare driver is the vehicle requirements. For a while, Uber offered a financing program to help drivers get into acceptable vehicles. But Uber recently canceled their financing program.

Recently, Lending Tree asked me to talk about the end of Uber’s Xchange Leasing program, what went wrong, and what options are still available to would-be drivers that need Uber-worthy wheels.

You can check it out here.