Kevin L. Matthews II

Kevin is a former financial advisor with more than a decade of experience helping consumers better understand their money. He has written about everything from mortgages to retirement to credit and debt issues for a variety of publications, including LendingTree, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Forbes.

Articles by Kevin L. Matthews II

How Bad Credit Affects You

Your credit score is much more than a three-digit number. It can also be the key you need to get a great deal on a... read more

Understanding Lender Fees and Other Closing Costs

Buying a home isn’t as simple as they make it look on TV. There is a lot that happens before and after you set your... read more

How Big of a Mortgage Can I Get?

When you’re looking to buy a home, the question, “How big of a mortgage can I get?” is a natural first step. A better question... read more