Deciding to purchase or lease a car is a big decision. There are a few factors to consider including monthly payments, depreciation, and how long you plan to keep the car. Learn more by watching this Mahoney Money Minute.
Buying vs renting a home is a decision many people face in their lifetime, and some people face it multiple times. Learn some of the biggest factors you should consider in this Mahoney Money Minute.
While planning a wedding, there are many decisions the happy couple are excited to make together. However, there are other decisions that are unpleasant to think about but also very important to consider related to your finances. Learn more in this Mahoney Money Minute.
A lot of people have the mistaken impression that there is no real benefit to opening a savings account. However, the reality is that there really are a number of significant benefits to opening and growing a savings account. Here are 5 of the most important reasons: 1. Spend less money Numerous studies have shown… Read the Rest »
Tapping into home equity by is a great way to afford expenses like college tuition or home improvement, and it is a cost-effective way of consolidating debt from credits cards or medical expenses. There are three options — refinances, home equity loans, and home equity lines of credit (HELOCs). These loans have slightly different terms… Read the Rest »
When applying for a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC), you will come across many of the same terms you learned about when you first applied for your mortgage. However, you may also find some new terms. The CFPB provides a free PDF available for download here that explains everything you should know about HELOCs,… Read the Rest »
Teaching children about savings is an ongoing and important lesson. Learn some tips and tricks from Bob Mahoney in the Mahoney Money Minute video above. Share your experience with teaching your child about saving money in the reply section below!
Many parents worry about saving for their child’s college education. Thankfully, there is a lot of information and resources available, one of which is 529 plans. Learn more about 529 plans from Bob Mahoney in the Mahoney Money Minute video above. Feel free to share an additional helpful tips to parents in the comment section… Read the Rest »
It really is never too early to begin preparing for your child’s future and a savings account is definitely a step in the right direction. Starting a savings account early can help you manage events down the road like college, their wedding and other expenses. Older children can become involved in saving while learning the… Read the Rest »
It’s tough to separate fact from fiction when it comes to home loans. Believing the myths about mortgages can lead to thousands of lost dollars over the life of a loan. Here are five of the most common – and dangerous – myths about mortgages. The Only Way to get that Down Payment is to… Read the Rest »