Kim Porter

Kim Porter

Freelance Contributor

Kim is a freelance contributor to MoneyWise and has also writen for *U.S. News & World Report*, Bankrate and HerMoney, among others.

HELOC vs. Home Equity Loan

These primary types of home equity borrowing effectively turn your home into a piggy bank.

Will Buying Mortgage Points Get You a Lower Rate?

You can buy your way to a lower interest rate. Is it worth it?

Home Equity Loan vs. HELOC: Differences, Pros and Cons

Need money for a major expense? Here are two ways to borrow it from your home.