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.

Should You Pay 'Points' to Get an Extra-Low Mortgage 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.

Will Mortgage Rates Move Higher or Lower to End the Year?

Mortgage rates and home sales are likely to stay interesting in the fourth quarter.