Posts by: Bank Rivals

Mortgage

How Does Interest Work For A Home Mortgage?

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When choosing a mortgage, the interest rate you’ll be charged is one of the most important factors. On the whole, the lowest interest rates are available to borrowers who have...

Savings

How Much Do I Need to Save for Retirement?

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While many people prioritize the need to save for retirement, they don’t always have an idea of their “magic number”— the amount of money needed for a successful transition from...

Refinance

5 Reasons To Refinance Your Mortgage

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about how I refinanced my mortgage for the second time in a year. The second refinance wasn’t actually part of my master plan, but...

Mortgage

How Does a Reverse Mortgage Work?

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There are many factors to consider before deciding whether a reverse mortgage loan is right for you. Our guide below will describe just how a reverse mortgage loan works and...

Savings

What Is A Certificate of Deposit?

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Curious what a certificate of deposit is and how it compares to a savings account? Zions Capital Markets has a quick video to answer just that....

Refinance

Most Common Mistakes When Looking To Refinance

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Low mortgage rates have been plastered everywhere by the media for what feels like forever, and every homeowner has had to think about refinancing their mortgage at least once. Believe...

Credit Cards

How To Get Approved For A Credit Card

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Before filling in a credit card application, it’s worth doing your homework to see if you’re likely to be accepted. If you’ve been turned down in the past, say, or...

Insurance

Pay Less for Car Insurance: Save Money Now

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Every driver in the Unites States is required by law to have auto insurance. But not every driver spends much time thinking about their auto insurance policy. Most drivers simply...

Mortgage

What Effects Mortgage Rates?

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Mortgage rates have a long-term effect in the housing market. It is a determining factor for lenders on how risky a person is when lending money. Lower rates are connected...

Insurance

Car Insurance Tips for Teenage Drivers

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The statistics about teenage drivers aren’t good. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 16-year-olds get into accidents almost six times more often than drivers between the age...

Credit Cards

Tips For Preventing Credit Card Fraud

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Whether you begin buying gifts after Thanksgiving on Black Friday or online on Cyber Monday, you’re contributing to the busiest shopping season of the year. According to the National Retail...

Insurance

Health Insurance Options for College Students

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We’ve all heard the staggering numbers discussed in the national health care debate—more than 47 million Americans without health insurance. The societal and individual cost is equally staggering, as we...

Credit Cards

7 Most Common Credit Card Fees

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Want to learn more about some of the most common credit card fees? Here’s everything you ought to stay alert for … #1: Annual Fee–  A once-a-year charge for owning...

Refinance

When Is The Right Time To Refinance Your Home?

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IS NOW A GOOD TIME TO REFINANCE? Homeowners who missed the last refinancing boom have been given another chance. According to a weekly survey by Freddie Mac, average interest rates...