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Top 10 Homeowner Money Saving Tips and Ideas

Top 10 Homeowner Money Saving Tips and Ideas

CNN Money ran a great article this week with 10 easy ways for people to save thousands of dollars. We wanted to share this with our readers. Number one way for homeowner to save money? Refinance from a 30-year to a 15-year mortgage! Number one is the one we obviously love the best, which is refinance your mortgage. We have been saying this all along for a good reason, refinancing your 30-year fixed mortgage to a 15-year fixed can be a smart move. In fact, refinancing in general can be a savvy move. It’s pretty simple, if your mortgage rate is higher than today’s mortgage rates, you could possibly refinance and lower your mortgage payment and most likely keep money in your pocket. That said, we wanted to share that tip plus nine other great ways that you may be able to save money. We will summarize it here but please read the whole article on CNN Money. Top 10 Homeowner Money Saving Tips and Ideas Here are CNN Money’s ten easy money saving tips and ideas: Chop your mortgage Move to a cheaper locale Do your own maintenance Cut one big expense Kick costly habits Add up the small stuff Go to a public college first Nab more merit money Grab overlooked tax credits Lower investment costs Here’s where you can read the full article for each of these money saving tips and ideas – http://money.cnn.com/pf/save_extra_50k/2011/index.html I hope you enjoy the article as much as I did. Please let us…

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Treasuries and Mortgage Bonds Down Slightly As Demand For Safety of Government Debt Abates

Treasuries and Mortgage Bonds Down Slightly As Demand For Safety of Government Debt Abates

Treasuries and mortgage bonds are down slightly from yesterday’s close. The demand for the safety of government debt has abated as the Japanese nuclear situation seems to be improving. Investors will be keeping a close eye on Japan and Libya. For now, it seems that the events may not slow down the global economy as much as originally feared.

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