2011 Archives

Each year one in every 20 Americans is at risk of identity theft, in the end affecting millions. Did you stop to consider that a part of those effected by identity theft are those under the age of 18, especially children? In the past year there were nearly 20,000 reported cases of identity theft occurring in the lives of young people in our nation. 9 Year Mortgage has become aware of the growing trend of stealing young children’s identities and would like to share with you the reasons behind this monstrosity and precautions that you can take to ensure the safety of your child’s financial future.

It is no coincidence that 90% of 9 Year Mortgage clients are between the age’s of 50 and 60; This is when retirement is in the near future and many people are realizing they are not ready for this next stage in their lives. Unfortunately most people don’t take retirement seriously until they get closer to retirement age, and by that point most of them still have a large amount of debt. Between the recent recession and housing market woes, those nearing retirement are finding that they are ill-prepared for the months to come and are struggling to feel secure with their finances. 9 Year Mortgage will discuss the major causes of those struggling to save retirement funds and the options that are available to them.

Not so long ago, countless jobs came with a pension, monthly checks paid upon retirement for the rest of an employee’s life. However more and more pension plans are not being offered. Pension plans are often used as retirement plans, but it is also possible to receive a pension based on disability or other circumstances. However, more and more companies are no longer offering them. Read on and 9 Year Mortgage will give you all the information you need to know about pension plans.

9 Year Mortgage with Resources to Avoid Investment Scams Looking for investments with good returns and not so much risk? You are not the only one. 9 Year Mortgage says that scam artists know the  people that are hankering for such products and they are more than willing to serve up financial opportunities that, surely, […]

Worried about the future of Social Security? You are not alone. The Social Security Administration has said that unless something is done to change the system, it will go through all its funds within the next few decades. Getting worried even more? So are we! If you continue reading on 9 Year Mortgage will give you the low down.

We’ve all heard the stories of the disgruntled children who have received nothing from a deceased parent’s will or they were only given a smidgen of what they expected. The decision of who should get what, in terms of your will, is something everyone must decide someday; for many this is easier said than done. In many cases parents want to leave a larger portion of their estate to one child over another, but there are hurt-feelings and legal issues that end up thwarting their plans. 9 Year Mortgage understands that there are numerous reasons for leaving uneven amounts to inheritors and we’d like to give you pointers on how to do this without your will causing family-drama or possible legal fees.

9 Year Mortgage knows of the difficulties that plague our nation at this point in time; housing market woes, high unemployment rates, increasing gas prices, and a drastic leap in general living costs. Although 77 percent of the married couples in the U.S. both hold current jobs, there are also nearly 25 percent of families that are struggling to survive on one income. Even some of those families who are fortunate enough to have two incomes are pulling in what one person could make, so the struggles of meeting ends needs are applicable to a range of people regardless of job status. 9 Year Mortgage has compiled a list of steps that one might want to take if you are considering to start living on one income.

It’s not shocking that home values are still falling, and unfortunately there are no reports of it getting any better any time soon. To those of you who are hoping to sell your home, for more than it’s worth, in order to buy a new one that you can comfortably live the rest of your days in, 9 Year Mortgage doesn’t see this as the attainable dream it once was. With home values expected to drop another near 3% by the years end, the luxury of making a profit on the sale of your home will be a rare occurrence. Such reality is actually causing a spark among a plethora of homeowners, who have indeed caught the “renovating-bug”.

9 Year Mortgage believes that when children move out on their own many boomer parents seize the opportunity to splurge on themselves. The way most Americans see it, is they have finally reached their empty nester years, they have gotten over life’s biggest spending hump or has their spending only begun? Are these empty nesters spending all of their life savings and putting retirement off a couple more years by splurging on themselves? Continue reading and 9 Year Mortgage will give you the answer.

9 Year Mortgage believes that one of the bigger challenges for parents of college students is teaching them how to handle money. A checking account is a necessity, as is some kind of budget for books, supplies and living expenses. Then there is the big one…credit. So how do you go about getting a credit card for a college student and what are your best options, so that they don’t rack up a ton of debt? Read on and 9 Year Mortgage will give you some suggestions.

While the option to upgrade your credit card to Gold-status is becoming more available to average bankers and the new monthly $5 dollar charge for debit card users that Bank of America has announced, it is becoming harder to decide what the best financial decision is for you and your family. If you are hearing the rumors that your bank is going to start charging you for using a debit card or you seriously considering applying for one of the five credit card applications you get in the mail daily, 9 Year Mortgage would like to discuss the options and alternatives you have to debit cards or credit cards.

Lenders are cutting closing costs and offering other discounts to go along with low rates, but what is the catch? 9 Year Mortgage says as mortgage rates continue to fall, lenders are rolling out flashy discounts and promotions to inspire hesitant home buyers. However critics say the newest offers still stop short of the best deal for borrowers….lower rates. Read on with 9 Year Mortgage and we will give you the details.

9 Year Mortgage believes over the next decade, new products, technology and adviser practices will make retirement look a lot different than it does today. The more things change, the less they will be the same. When things will change is possibly open to debate. Three of the nations leading experts recently said the changes will be radical. Curious about these changes? Read on and 9 Year Mortgage will tell you about them.

U.S. house prices have plunged by almost one-third in five years and the nation’s home ownership rate is falling at the fastest pace since the Great Depression. Two key measures now suggest it is an excellent time to buy a house as a long-term residence or an income property. Read on and 9 Year Mortgage will tell you what to look for.

In a move that could discourage some merchants from accepting debit cards for small transactions, Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. are raising the fees merchants pay for small ticket debit purchases. So what does this mean? Read on and 9 Year Mortgage will tell you.

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Does the idea of reaching retirement seem impossible for you? does it provoke fear and anxiety because of debt or lack of savings? With today’s declining economy, too many people are fearing retirement and in response delaying it. But these fears can be done away with once you learn simple strategies that can help you prepare for retirement and eliminate debt. Nine year mortgage has been successfully helping thousands of people over the years become debt free and ready for retirement with confidence in a financial plan that will work for them. Read on and 9 year mortgage will help lessen your fears about retirement.

It might come as a surprise to some that the amount of money a family can potentially save through state taxes for college savings varies tremendously on the location of the person. Although many people believe 529 plans to be the best way to save money for their children`s education in the future, there is a risk depending on where a person lives that should help determine if this plan is worth investing in.

9 Year Mortgage Tips on Fixing Your Finances This Holiday Season

Christmas is a time where people max out credit cards and get into debt just to please a friend or family member with a gift that in the upcoming months wont be used anymore. Let me suggest this Christmas season that you try and do things differently. Give practical gifts, inexpensive gifts, or even give the gift of financial advice.

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If you’re worried about your credit score, join the club! As you know, it takes one minute to hurt your credit score and normally years to repair it. You may be in a better financial situation now than you used to be, but somehow your past two years of prompt payments has done little to raise your credit score. For years, credit repair clinics have been assisting clients who find themselves in this same predicament by using a method called “piggybacking”. In the following passage, 9 Year Mortgage will continue to discuss what this “piggybacking” entails as well as what the new FICO 08 program does to stop such actions from occurring.

There are many unwise choices to be made when it comes to retirement savings, and risks that shouldn’t be taken. See, the problem is that we live in financially unstable times, times in which people are making investments they wouldn’t normally out of fear for security, but there are other options. Here are some tips about areas not to invest or spend your money in:

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