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How Business Owners & Independent Contractors Benefit from the CARES Act

Here’s how the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act benefits business owners and independent contractors:“Paycheck Protection Program” (PPP) Loans Up to 2.5 times Your Monthly PayrollBusinesses can apply...
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How Homeowners & Buyers Benefit From the CARES Act

Here are four major ways that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act benefits homeowners and buyers: 1 – “Economic Impact” Checks of $1,200Eligible taxpayers who filed tax...
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Three Advanced Professions That Don’t Required Advanced Degrees

An insurance agent, mortgage originator, and real estate agent all walk into their local bar… Well actually, their local bar association… These three salespeople have an annual income that would...
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Corona-Crisis Takes Mortgage Rates on a Roller-coaster Ride

Yes, the Fed lowered short-term rates to 0%. Yes, the Fed is embarking on a massive $700 billion bond-buying spree that’s supposed to lower interest rates. Yes, mortgage rates actually went UP...
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Madness in the Market: A Special Report

Monday, March 16, 2020This is a special report to illustrate how mortgage rates have responded to coronavirus fears and financial market volatility. It’s certainly been a roller-coaster ride! Part 1:...
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How to Finance the Roth IRA Conversion Strategy

WHAT IS A ROTH IRA? A Roth IRA is a retirement account where (1) you invest your money after you’ve paid taxes on it, and (2) you can withdraw your...
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Four Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Mortgage or Buying a Home

These four questions can help you make smarter mortgage and housing choices: Why is it better to buy a home right now vs. renting a home?  Buying a home usually requires...
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Three Risks to Interest Rates in 2020

Mortgage rates have been relatively low for quite some time now.  Here are three things that may cause rates to move higher in 2020:1 – Unwinding of the Fed’s Bond-buying...
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Three Reasons to Buy a Home this Winter

Most people buy homes in the spring and summer.  However, the winter can be a fantastic time to buy a home because: You are competing with fewer buyers.  One main...
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