Of course you want your home to be worth as much as possible should you ever sell it, but the other benefit of making some of the best home improvements to increase value is that those upgrades, everything from a fresh coat of paint to a new kitchen, may also make you happier while living […]
As we’ve discussed previously, there are several ways to build an emergency fund to help see you through a seismic life event or an urgent financial situation, but is cashing out a 401k one of the best options for an emergency fund? The Financial Impact of Cashing Out a 401k Cashing out a 401k may […]
Even before COVID, expensive healthcare costs had many Americans wondering what happens if you don’t pay medical bills. If you’re struggling with medical bill debt, from emergency hospital stays or simply as a result of regularly scheduled doctor’s office visits, whether those bills are COVID-related or not, there may be long lasting damage’s from not […]
Nobody wants to think about getting divorced, and planning for an emergency scenario or major life event is hard enough as it is without juggling divorce and finances simultaneously. The unnerving reality of relationships, however, is that, statistically speaking, one third of marriages will end in divorce — and the divorce rate in 2020 may […]
As we begin the fourth quarter of what has been an unprecedented and challenging year, we would like to provide our investor community an update on the performance of the Prosper portfolio, as well as our view of the overall macro environment.
It’s a common question, what’s the difference between a HELOC vs second mortgage? The short answer is, not a whole lot aside from verbiage. A second mortgage is another loan taken against your property that’s already mortgaged. You’ll be borrowing again, not to buy a home this time, but against your home by using the […]