Janet Berry-Johnson

Janet Berry-Johnson is a CPA. Before leaving the accounting world to focus on freelance writing, she specialized in income tax consulting and compliance for individuals and small businesses. She lives in Omaha, Nebraska with her husband and son and their rescue dog, Dexter.

Articles by Janet Berry-Johnson

How Many Times Can You Use VA Home Loan Benefits?

For many military borrowers, VA loans offer an affordable path to homeownership. Since the program was created by the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, these... read more

Why You Should Consider a Home Equity Loan as Interest Rates Rise

Unemployment is low, job satisfaction is high, the gross domestic product is up, corporate profits are rising and investment as a percentage of the economy... read more

Can You Change Your Mortgage Loan Servicer?

When you buy a home and take out a mortgage, you’re often committing to make a monthly payment for three decades. That leaves a lot... read more

Should You Use a Home Equity Loan to Build a Pool?

It’s almost as American as apple pie and baseball: a backyard pool where kids splash with friends on a hot summer day and adults relax... read more

Why You Should Consider a Cash-Out Refinance Despite Rising Interest Rates

When the Federal Reserve changes the rate at which banks borrow money, many consumers feel the impact. Interest rates on credit cards, student loans, home... read more

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