English Library: Mortgages

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Money Management 1-2-3: Trainer’s Manual

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: Trainer’s Manual
This backgrounder guide is part of our “Money Management 1-2-3” financial empowerment educational and training module. The module also contains three multilingual brochures and a lesson plan with PowerPoint training slides. Category: Banking Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Student Loans Taxes on Jun 07, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: PowerPoint Slides

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: PowerPoint Slides
The Money Management 1-2-3 PowerPoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Banking Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Student Loans Taxes on May 26, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities
This packet, only available as a PDF file, provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. It contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take-home worksheets. Category: Banking Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Student Loans Taxes on May 26, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: THREE: Planning a Secure Future

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: THREE: Planning a Secure Future
The “Money Management 1-2-3: Be Smart About Money All Your Life” series focuses on basic money management skills at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level. Part three, Planning a Secure Future, focuses on leaving the workforce, funding your retirement and protecting what you've accumulated. Topics include tapping your investments and home equity, staying adequately insured, managing medical expenses, the basics of estate planning and, for some grandparents, raising a second family. Category: Insurance Investing Medical/Healthcare Mortgages Money Management on Apr 05, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: TWO: Achieving Financial Goals

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: TWO: Achieving Financial Goals
The “Money Management 1-2-3: Be Smart About Money All Your Life” series focuses on basic money management skills at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level. Part two, Achieving Financial Goals, addresses updating your budget, accumulating a nest egg and protecting your assets. Topics include budgeting and debt management, saving and investing, homeownership and insurance. Category: Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Taxes on Apr 05, 2016

 
What You Need to Know about ‘alternative’ Mortgage Lenders

Library: English | What You Need to Know about ‘alternative’ Mortgage Lenders
Nearly 50 percent of all home loans are made by mortgage lenders that are not banks. Non-bank mortgages offer benefits for many borrowers—if they know which loan terms to look for and which to steer clear of. In addition to highlighting potentially risky loan terms to avoid, this fact sheet explains the consumer protection requirements lenders must meet and offers tips and resources for homebuyers shopping for a mortgage. Category: Credit Housing Buying a Home Home Financing Mortgages on Mar 21, 2016

 
Buying a Home - Leader’s Guide

Library: English | Buying a Home - Leader’s Guide
The Buying a Home Leaderʼs Guide provides detailed information, written in question-and-answer format, to help teach potential homebuyers how to navigate the often complex process of purchasing a home. The guide covers such topics as how to choose a real estate professional, how to qualify for a mortgage, and what is involved in the settlement (closing) process. It also explains unfamiliar terms and provides tips and suggestions to help the purchase process go more smoothly. Category: Housing Buying a Home Home Financing Mortgages on Aug 20, 2013

 
You Can Buy a Home - The keys to homeownership (English)

Library: English | You Can Buy a Home - The keys to homeownership (English)
Buying a home is one of the most important purchases you'll ever make. In this brochure, we cover key topics for potential homeowners, including preparing to buy a home, predicting homeownership costs, finding the right home, shopping for a mortgage and making an offer. Category: Housing Buying a Home Home Financing Mortgages on Aug 01, 2013

 
Financial Empowerment Resource Sheet

Library: English | Financial Empowerment Resource Sheet
This fact sheet gives you information and resources to help you manage your money during difficult times. It details government programs that you might qualify for to boost your family income and help make ends meet. Category: Credit Foreclosure Housing Insurance Mortgages Money Management Wireless on Apr 05, 2012

 
Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination

Library: English | Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination
The denial of housing opportunities because of race, color, religion, sex, nationality, familial status or disability is housing discrimination, and it’s illegal. You can recognize if you are a victim of housing discrimination—and protect your rights—if you know what actions by landlords, sellers, lenders and others are against the law. Category: Housing Buying a Home Discrimination Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012

 
 

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