How to Spot Home Equity Scams !

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Whether you need to dip into your home’s equity for a new roof or an expansive new kitchen, the equity is important. And just as you would protect a credit card from theft, so should you guard against predatory lenders, too. Here are some common home equity scams, plus tips on how to dodge them. If you think you’re […]

Dollar is Rising, Interest Rates Could Be Next !!

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Since bottoming July 1, the U.S. dollar1 has mounted an impressive rally against virtually every major foreign currency. While many analysts have been predicting a secular appreciation in the U.S. dollar on account of stronger economic fundamentals, the current rally has caused even casual market participants to take notice. While the dollar is currently up over […]

You want to protect yourself from identity theft ?

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The US Federal Trade Commission estimates that as many as nine million Americans have their identities stolen each year. Identity theft is when someone uses your personal information to commit fraud or other crimes. Since resolving identity theft can take a lot of time and be very expensive, prevention is the best strategy: • Shred […]

Pros and Cons of REITS

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An investment vehicle that has been growing in popularity lately is the Real Estate Investment Trust or REIT. A REIT is a company that lets investors pool funds to invest in real estate. Here’s how to determine if a REIT is right for you… Kamal’s Money Tips: Pros and Cons of REITS from M.Kamal, the […]

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