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Tips from Jean Chatzky
Certified Financial Planner
Here's how to review your borrowing options when your home needs a serious facelift.
Do I swap mortgage for home equity loan?
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Defaulting on HELOC could cost your home
Recent home equity stories
Video: What is a HELOC?
While there is no plastic card to carry in your wallet, a HELOC is similar to a credit card account.
Why a home equity loan is hard to get
Unable to borrow against equity? There are reasons other than fallen house prices.
Pros, cons of home equity lines
HELOCs provide extra cash, but they can create a financial crisis if you don't use them responsibly.
Tips on shopping for a home equity loan
It's much harder to get a home equity loan than it used to be. The trick is to just keep looking.
Take a debt loan with your home's equity?
Beware the pitfalls of using your home's equity as a debt loan. It may not be right for you.
Home equity loan to pay off vehicle debt?
Before considering another loan to pay debts, it's best to come up with a financial plan.
Home equity loans still tough to find
Home equity loans and HELOCs are much harder to get these days. But the situation is not hopeless.
No fairy godmother? Better save more
Fears of rising rates keeping you up at night? Time to build a bigger emergency fund.
Home equity refinance could be costly
Refinancing a home equity loan to a first mortgage will add a lot more in total interest expense.
Know risks before tapping home equity
Using home equity to finance improvement projects makes sense in some situations, but not others.
Home equity can be used to buy car
Home equity products can be used to fund a car purchase. But there are risks for the homeowner.
Financial meltdown: home equity
The biggest home equity lesson of the financial crisis is that your home is not a piggy bank.
Home equity loan rate dilemma is common
A homeowner wondering when to convert to a fixed-rate home equity loan faces a classic dilemma.
Home equity lenders may block refinance
Home equity lenders have to OK a refinancing, and many are saying no. They want the loan paid off.
Ask lender to thaw frozen home equity
Lenders have the right to freeze HELOCs, but you can ask them to reconsider, says Dr. Don Taylor.
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