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Mortgage debt forgiveness relief FAQs

Due to the subprime mortgage crisis and the economic recession, millions of homeowners have found themselves struggling to make mortgage payments on properties that have…


Location matters when choosing a retirement home

When you retire, you may find that there are many options when it comes to choosing where to live out your golden years. Key factors…


What is mortgage forgiveness?

The Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 can help homeowners in foreclosure or short sale situations   The current housing market is full of foreclosed…


Mortgage debt relief act is extended

The extension will help homeowners with underwater mortgages   One part of the fiscal cliff that was extended will provide at least one more year…


Why the IRS is watching your mortgage

Fudge your mortgage interest deduction on your taxes and the IRS may be onto you quickly.   NEW YORK (MainStreet) — With the Internal Revenue…


How to give now with tax day in mind

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The Internal Revenue Service recently published Tax Tips for ‘The Season of Giving’ reviewing the rules for claiming a tax deduction…


Choosing a beneficiary for your IRA or 401(k)

Selecting beneficiaries for retirement benefits is different from choosing beneficiaries for other assets such as life insurance. With retirement benefits, you need to know the impact of…


State Property Taxes

If you're getting ready to buy a home, you must plan beyond the monthly mortgage payments ? there are also property taxes to consider. Property…