I just found out that someone stole my debit card
I just found out that someone stole my debit card information and used it to make large purchases. They are still being processed. I know that I need to go to the bank and get a new card, but I'm not sure what else to do.
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I want to know about repos and giving back my motorcycle to
Hi, i want to know about repos and giving back my motorcycle to finance company. I had it for 3 months, paid on time, its becoming financially hard to keep paying for it, I want to know if its an option to give it back, or just let them repossess it. How much will it hurt my credit score? how long do it stay on credit report?
I have four student loans:Parent Plus, direct consul, 2
I have four student loans:Parent Plus, direct consul, 2 Direct Plus loans that total $124,796. I am paying $831.18 per month. The interest for each one varies. One Parent Plus and is $14000 and interest rate is 8.25%. another one is Direct Consol. $69,074 and interest rate is 5.88%. Third loan is Direct Plus the total $19,938 and interest rate is 7.65%. the last one is Direct Plus, $10,151 and interest rate is 7.65%. I know that I should be able to get a loan and pay them off and get another loan at with a lower payment. What do you recommend? All of these loans are with Nelnet a student loan servicer for US Dept of Education.
I am looking to refinance my home to pay off my wife loan
I am looking to refinance my home to pay off my wife loan and help build my credit score. The mortgage has been in my wife name and I am not on it - so I never had a mortgage. My house appraises for $224,000. I owe $68,000 with my regular bank. My fico score is an 806. I went to my other bank a credit union and was approved for $72,000 with a 4.5% interest rate at a 7 year loan as of the moment. $72,000 is what I'll need for closing, appraisal so on and so forth. But will change once the house is appraised by them. I could pay this off in 4 years. Was told from a friend that it is better to never pay off a home loan for tax purposes. The highest my fico score has ever been was an 831 - without a home loan. So my questions are. Is it better to have a long term (10yr to 15yr) then a short (7yr) loan - why? What tax benefits can Be taken and why?
My credit scores seem to have gone up slightly in the past
My credit scores seem to have gone up slightly in the past weeks. I still have a lot of outstanding credit although always paid on time. One thing I didn't know is that I have a lot of closed accounts (because I paid) from finance companies and those accounts still impact negatively in spite of having closed them. I got this warning from a credit service(Discover FICO) . Can you please tell me what I can do about this issue? ThanksSummary scoresscore657 Jun-15657 Jul-15642 Aug-15642 Sep-15642 Oct-15642 Nov-15648 Dec-15650 Jan-16650 Feb-16650 Mar-16662 Apr-16677 May-16
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Is it possible to get a mortgage to buy a house when you
Is it possible to get a mortgage to buy a house when you gross just around 20,000 the past few years with a credit score in the upper 600s to low 700s and a cash down payment of 10000 to 12000. I hate to rent when a mortgage is often cheaper and your money is going toward owning your own place
I want to open an IRA year 2015 and make a maximum
I want to open an IRA for tax year 2015 and make a maximum catch-up contribution. My accountant said he could set up an account for me. What type of fees should I expect to pay? Are there accounts I can set up myself without fees? What questions should I ask him to make sure I'm getting the best account?
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
How can obtain financing land located in Northern
How can obtain financing for raw land located in Northern Virginia? Most banks that I reached out to are not interested in land financing and I was wondering how to go about financing the land. Currently the land is zoned as residential but it's in a flood zone so it can't be built on. Possible current use are recreational.
I have a gh limit on my credit card ($16,000 limit of card
I have a high limit on my credit card ($16,000 limit of card $19,500, interest 19.5%). Would it be wise to transfer the majority of this balance to another card (that I was accepted for for $14,000), as they have a promotional offer of 0% interest fora year (after 12 months 19.5% interest will apply) and continue to pay it down. Or would it be better for my credit score, to transfer half of the balance to the new card and and keep the remaining amount on the old card (which will cut my interest paymentto half of what it currently is), I'm thinking this move would make my limit on each card under 50% of total limit. Or would opening a new credit account outweigh these benefits? Thank you for your advise and any other suggestions you may have.