Archive for December, 2005

Shop Wisely My Friends

Posted by CC on December 27th, 2005



Posted by CC on December 19th, 2005

Several years ago, my mother refinanced her home. When she told me about it I was young, newly married and living in a basement apartment, and totally naive about what refinancing meant. I heard that she reduced the amount of years left to pay on her mortgage and thought, “Nifty! She’ll be payment […]

Six Foot Ceilings and Fixer Upper Homes

Posted by CC on December 12th, 2005

When my husband and I were first married, we were looking at apartments that were closer to the college campus where we were attending school. We looked at several before we came to a basement apartment right across the street from the University. I instantly fell in love with the place. It […]

Improving Your Credit and Payment History

Posted by CC on December 7th, 2005

There are obviously several things to talk about when it comes to improving your credit. I decided (for several reasons, not the least of which is that I needed a refresher) to do some research and found mountains of information on the subject–especially when it comes to mortgages and credit scores. Because of the stacks of data from various sources, no matter how hard I try I can’t condense it into a decent blog entry, so this will probably be the first of a series on the topic.