Richard Barrington

Richard Barrington, CFA, is the primary spokesperson and personal finance expert for ShopRate.com. He is a 20-year veteran of the financial industry, including having served for over a dozen years as a member of the Executive Committee of Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc. 

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Recent Articles of Richard Barrington

Refinancing your HELOC can offer multiple advantages

An examination of some potential benefits of refinancing your HELOC balance.

How can I tell if my house is worth enough to refinance?

Neighborhood valuations and property specifics both factor into the valuation of homes for refinancing appraisals.

5 steps to winning the refinance race

Sometimes, refinancing a mortgage is not so much a matter of comparing rates as it is of winning a race against time.

Should I put my raise toward a 401(k) or the mortgage?

Depending on your circumstances, putting more money into your 401(k) plan may have advantages over prepaying your mortgage.

Refinancing: Doing the time warp

Manipulating refinance periods can help you meet your financial goals.


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