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Find out what home equity is and how to use it, plus news, advice and tools on home equity loans and HELOCs.
Borrowing against the equity in your home can be a smart move if you’re careful.
Learn how much equity you have in your home and how much of it you can borrow.
When lenders check your financial situation, these criteria will count the most.
Building equity is a smart financial move, and there are a few ways to do it.
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If a home equity loan is used to pay off other debt, will it preclude borrowing for college?
Before considering another loan to pay debts, it’s best to come up with a financial plan.
Fears of rising rates keeping you up at night? Time to build a bigger emergency fund.
Refinancing a home equity loan to a first mortgage will add a lot more in total interest expense.
Credit card debt may trump a home equity loan for a couple planning a home improvement project.
The biggest home equity lesson of the financial crisis is that your home is not a piggy bank.
A ‘bargain’ remodeling job can turn into a costly headache if you don’t follow these four steps.
Step by step guide to choosing between a home equity loan or a HELOC.
Using home equity to finance improvement projects makes sense in some situations, but not others.
The long-term picture is brighter, but only for borrowers with good credit.