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Home Equity Loans Make Financial Sense

The optimum word in “home equity loan” is equity. Start with the fair market value of a home, subtract the mortgages (first and second) and any liens against the property, and what you have left is the equity. This equity can be used as collateral to secure cash in the form of a loan or mortgage.

The amount borrowed is based on a percentage of the appraised value of the home. The percentage rate can vary from 75% to 125%. The length of the financing will also vary. The two main types of home equity loans are fixed rate loans and adjustable rate loans.
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How To Get Out of Credit Card Debt

“Today, there are three kinds of people: the have’s, the have-not’s, and the have-not-paid-for-what-they-have’s. ~Earl Wilson”

Credit cards are truly one of mankind’s greatest inventions. Unfortunately it has also become one of mankind’s greatest curses.

Most credit card companies in the Philippines charge 3.5 % interest rate per month. That is about 42 % per annum. If you do the math, your present outstanding balances will double every 2 years. If you owe your credit card company P 10,000.00, in 2 years time it will become about P 20,000.00.
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