Hannah Rounds

Hannah Rounds is a personal finance writer with 4 years of experience covering mortgages, taxes, insurance and other consumer finance topics. She has a bachelors degree in Economics from Furman University. She writes for financial planners, non-profit housing organizations and numerous finance publications, including MagnifyMoney, LendingTree, CreditKarma, The College Investor and others.

Articles by Hannah Rounds

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM): What To Know

A home equity conversion mortgage (HECM) is better known as a reverse mortgage. It’s designed to help eligible seniors convert their home equity into reliable... read more

Why You Should Consider an FHA ARM Loan

Thanks to low down payment and low credit score requirements, mortgages guaranteed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) have a reputation of being great options... read more

Freddie Mac’s HomeOne Mortgage: What to Know

Saving up for a down payment can be a major obstacle, keeping aspiring homeowners from buying a house. That’s why so many lenders have special... read more

HARP Program Reviews from the Experts

In the midst of the housing market collapse that started in 2006, the Federal Housing Finance Agency created a program to help homeowners avoid foreclosure.... read more

What is a Balloon Mortgage Loan?

Before the Great Depression, almost all mortgages in the United States were balloon loans. The loans were called balloon mortgages because the loan ended with... read more

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