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Mortgage Payments

Mortgage Payments: How Much is Too Much?

Rule number one – don’t go house poor when buying a new home. Experts say your house payment should be approximately 25% of your take-home pay, while others say you can go as high as 30% – if you have no other outstanding debt and do not...

Choosing a Mortgage Term That Fits

Like many decisions in life, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to choosing a mortgage term. Although a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is the industry standard, it’s possible to get a loan of virtually any length these days, from a 5-year to a 40...