Tara Mastroeni

Tara Mastroeni is a personal finance writer with five years of experience covering mortgages, credit cards, and debt management. Her work has been published in numerous financial publications, including LendingTree, Forbes, and Bankrate.

Articles by Tara Mastroeni

2022 Virginia First-Time Homebuyer Programs

First-time homebuyers in Virginia should know that the state offers many programs geared toward helping you cover your down payment and closing costs. However, in... read more

2022 FHA Loan Limits in Illinois

Loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) can be a good option for first-time homebuyers and those with lower incomes because they have less-stringent... read more

2022 FHA Loan Limits in Idaho

Home loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) offer more lenient qualifying requirements than conventional mortgages. However, it’s also important to note that there... read more

Can You Use a 401(k) to Buy a House?

While it is possible to use a 401(k) to buy a house, that financial decision is one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Put simply, there... read more

Appliance Financing: 4 Options to Consider

Whether you’re in the market for a new refrigerator, stove or washer and dryer set, investing in new appliances can be pricey and may require... read more

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