Peter G. Miller

Peter G. Miller is a nationally-syndicated columnist, the author of seven books published originally by Harper & Row (including one with a co-author), and has contributed to leading online sites and major print publications. He has appeared on numerous media outlets including the Today Show, Oprah!, CNN, and NPR.

Peter has been an accredited correspondent on Capitol Hill and a member of the White House Correspondents Association. He has served with the District of Columbia National Guard and holds both BA and MS degrees from The American University in Washington, DC. View Peter on LinkedIn.

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How To Build Credit: Common-Sense Ways To Reach The Top

Credit is an invisible force that packs a huge wallop, a financial tool that in the best case can help […]

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How To Tap Into Your 401k For A Mortgage Down Payment

American retirement accounts are flush with cash, but can that money be used to buy or fix-up real estate? There […]

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Need a Mortgage? It’s Time to Meet Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac won’t loan you a dime and yet they have a huge role in the mortgage […]

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What’s Credit & How Does it Really Work?

Credit is a kind of financial magic, for many people the difference between owning or not owning a home or […]

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How To Find Small Mortgages In A World of Big Loans

Getting a smaller mortgage should be fairly easy, but that’s often not the case for those who want to borrow […]

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How To Cut Auto Costs As Some Monthly Payments Top $1,000

Car payments have long been part of household budgets, but with soaring prices and rising interest rates, many owners are […]

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Supreme Court Halts Student Debt Relief, Biden Counters With New Plan

For nearly a year more than 25 million borrowers have been waiting for a final decision regarding student debt relief: […]

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Signs You’re Getting a Great Refinance Deal

It’s said that everyone likes a winner, and when it comes to a great refinance deal the successes, triumphs, and […]

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Signs You’re Paying Too Much for a Refinance

When it comes to a mortgage refinance or anything else, nobody likes to pay more than they should. But what […]

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The Reasons Homeowners Regret Their Refinance – And What To Do About It

Is there such a thing as borrower’s regret, worries that cause some people to regard their mortgage refinance with misgivings? […]

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Pros and Cons of Refinancing into a Shorter Loan Term

How long is the typical mortgage? The usual answer is 30 years and with good reason: Monthly payments with a […]

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Refinance and Mortgage Insurance – What You Need to Know

Mortgage insurance is the magical loan product that makes it possible to buy real estate with less than 20% down. […]

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How Often Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

From time-to-time residential real estate owners may want to refinance their property, trading in a current loan for a newer […]

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Is mortgage recasting a better option than refinancing?

We usually think of mortgage loans as financing arrangements that can last as long as 30 years. That’s not the […]

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Refi, HELOC or Home Equity Loan? How to Tap Your Equity

American homeowners are holding vast amounts of real estate equity – more than $30 trillion at the end of 2022 […]

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