refinancing

Ready. Set. Refi.
  • Ready. Set. Refi.

Ready. Set. Refi.

By |March 3rd, 2016|

Got student loan debt from undergrad, graduate school, or both? If your answer is yes, then the next video in the Charisse Says series on Modest Money, “Ready. Set. Refi.”, is for you. It is nearly impossible to do all of the investing we have discussed in earlier blogs and episodes if you are […]

Key Differences Between Consolidating and Refinancing Your Loans
  • Key Differences Between Consolidating and Refinancing Your Loans

Key Differences Between Consolidating and Refinancing Your Loans

By |April 17th, 2015|

Financial jargon was meant to be confusing. Isn’t that frustrating? Even more so, financial jargon was designed by banks to intimidate everyday consumers so they avoid reading critical (and often burdensome) terms and end up owing banks more money in interest on their credit cards and loans. Infuriating! This is why the best thing […]

Modest Money’s LendingTree Review
  • Modest Money’s LendingTree Review

Modest Money’s LendingTree Review

By |February 27th, 2015|

If you have been an adult long enough to own a house or a car, chances are the interest rate you received on your loan isn’t as low as one you could receive today. Unfortunately, the best loans in recent history are behind us and unlikely to be seen again within our lifetimes. But […]

Options for Refinancing Your Home
  • Options for Refinancing Your Home

Options for Refinancing Your Home

By |February 9th, 2015|

Refinancing your home is a great way to get extra cash for repairs and upgrades, which add to the value of your home. If you are not planning repairs or remodeling, you can use the funds for other things, like paying off other loans with higher interest rates, and lowering the interest rates on […]

How to Refinance Your Student Loans and Save Money
  • How to Refinance Your Student Loans and Save Money

How to Refinance Your Student Loans and Save Money

By |January 7th, 2015|

This is for all you overachievers who graduated and have a job but are still paying off your student loans. Awesome things you have figured out:

College?

Check.

Career?

Check.

High interest rate student loans?

Nope.

There is much to be thankful for as a professional with stable income and good credit, but for many graduates, this comes at a hefty […]