As mortgage rates plunge, HELOC refinances beckon

With key mortgage rates at 16-month lows, the popularity of refinances looks set to rise. And, for millions with HELOCs, that's likely to be a huge relief.

6 ways to squeeze refinance rates down

Squeezing refinance rates down as far as possible is an effort that can pay off over a long period of time.

Refinancing for retirees

Retirement affects the priorities you should consider when refinancing, but it does not eliminate refinancing as a viable option.

Changing course in refinancing: ARMs vs. fixed rates

It is difficult to compare mortgage rates between ARMs and fixed-rate loans, but there are times when it makes sense to make this switch.

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.

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