Author: Brian O'Connell

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How to refinance an auto loan

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In times of lower interest rates, you may start to wonder about whether you should refinance your auto loan. And why not? According to 2020 data from …


What Is an assumable mortgage?

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Homebuyers have more mortgage loan options available when buying a home than they may think. One of those could be the assumable mortgage, a home loan …


The most livable cities in the US, ranked

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What makes a city livable? And more importantly, what makes a city’s “livability score” better than another city? (See also: 10 Cities That Revolve Around Credit) …


ETF tax efficiency: The advantages over mutual funds

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There’s no denying that exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are popular. According to the New York Stock Exchange’s most recent quarterly ETF report, as of December 31, 2020, there …