Author: Brandon Camhi

3 things to know about taking out an online home improvement loan

3 things to know about taking out an online home improvement loan

If you’re used to borrowing from your bank, then you may be nervous about getting an online loan for the first time.   We wouldn’t blame you: as late as 2010, almost no one got loans through the internet. However, since then, millions of Americans have transitioned from banks to online lenders. From 2010 to 2014, …

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A conversation with financial planner Joel A. Larsen, CFP, AIF

A conversation with financial planner Joel A. Larsen, CFP, AIF

Hearth spoke with Joel Larsen, a Certified Financial Planner™ who specializes in helping individuals with personal financial planning. Larsen began his career by serving in the United States Marine Corps until 1983. He has worked in the financial services and planning industry since 1990. To date, Larsen has been featured in MSNBC, USA Today, the …

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Bringing home improvement financing into the 21st century

Bringing home improvement financing into the 21st century

“Home improvement.” What comes to your mind when you hear those words? You may think of selecting the right kitchen cabinets or bathroom tiles. Perhaps you remember when your parents expanded their master bedroom. You also could be an HGTV-lover, and the hours enjoying Fixer Upper spring to your mind. We also think of these things. …

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A crash course in mobile home roof repair

A crash course in mobile home roof repair

If you’re looking for a guide full of DIY tips and tricks for repairing your mobile home’s roof, then you’re in the wrong place. This article is different from what you’ll find elsewhere. Our goal is to give you a structured overview of how to think through tackling your urgent roof repair for your mobile …

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Personal Loans for Home Improvement

Personal Loans for Home Improvement

How many times have you opened a personal finance article then clicked away? Not because you didn’t want to learn, but because the article was filled with vague, unhelpful advice? We have. Many times. Shallow articles are frustrating because you’ll need all the help you can get to make smart financial decisions–especially with huge choices …

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America’s $1.2 Billion Mistake

America’s $1.2 Billion Mistake

We’ve uncovered grim news for America’s 11,000,000 At-Risk Renovators: they overspend on renovations by at least $1.2 billion a year by swiping a credit card. Our analysis, conducted between July 31 – August 1, casts light on a group of homeowners that hasn’t received much attention until now. Who are At-Risk Renovators? At-Risk Renovators are …

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