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Millennials Are Seeking Prenups—and It Might Just Be Worth Considering

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What Homeowners and Homebuyers Need to Know About the Fed Rate Hike

If you’re in the market to buy a home, or you recently became a homeowner, you’ve probably noticed that mortgage interest rates are ticking up. And just this past March, the Federal Reserve increased the Federal Funds rate by one-quarter of a percentage point for the second time since December. Coincidence? Probably.

We’ll get more into what the Fed rate hike is all about below, but the burning question is: What impact does it have on mortgage rates? Most importantly, how will it affect home affordability and your monthly budget?

To help you make major mortgage decisions going forward—ones that have the potential to impact you for the next 30 years—we’ve broken down what the Fed rate hike really means for current and future mortgage borrowers, and the actions you should consider.

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Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) vs. Fixed Rate Mortgage: Understanding Home Loan Options

If you’re in the market for a home loan this year, one of your first decisions will be choosing what kind of loan to take out.

The most common types of mortgage loans are adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) and fixed-rate mortgage loans. Each of these has their own unique advantages, so the key is to choose the best home loan option for your particular situation. Let’s break it down.

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