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Month: June 2016

VA Home Loans: Myths & Facts

Veteran and his family
VA home loans are a top benefit of military service, and with good reason.  They are the last traditional loan program to offer 100% financing and refinancing on mortgages and have the most flexible credit guidelines available.  But even though the program has amazing things to offer, many veterans are unaware of the full magnitude of their benefit.  This sad fact can be explained when you thi...
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Your Rights if The IRS Audits You

There are 3 letters that strike fear into the hearts of Americans — I-R-S! And the very thought of getting an audit by them — usually leads a person to panic. What you might not know is that back in the 1990’s, Congress passed the Taxpayer Bill of Rights Law, which places the burden of proof in tax disputes on the IRS – not the taxpayer.However, there are some additional rights you have if y...
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7 Essential Steps for Buying a Home

Process of buying a home
Get advice on credit, finances, and mortgage loans! June 20th, 2016 7 Essential Steps for Buying Your Next HomeIf you’ve been through the process of buying a home, you know how complicated the process can be. If you are buying your first home, well, it can be even more confusing. Here’s a short version of the 7 essential steps involved in buying a home. This does not cover ev...
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What’s The Deal With EVM Credit Cards?

EMV Credit Cards and why they are better
What's The Deal With EVM Credit Cards?  Did you recently receive a new credit card with a metallic square on the front of it?Other countries have used them for years, and with the Target, Home Depot and other companies’ secure data being hacked, VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover have required companies and banks to issue smart-chip cards. Retailers must also update their equipment t...
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