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Stephanie Colestock

Stephanie Colestock

Stephanie Colestock is a freelance writer with over a decade of experience in personal finance. You'll see her work on publications such as Fortune, MSN, Forbes, USA Today, Fox Business, Yahoo! Finance, and more. Stephanie's areas of expertise include loans, insurance, real estate, retirement, and credit/debt. She has a degree from Baylor University and is currently working toward her CFP ® certification. To contact Stephanie or learn more about her work, you can visit her website, or reach her on Twitter at @stephcolestock.

Articles by Stephanie Colestock

What Is a Home Equity Line of Credit

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) offers revolving and on-demand access to cash that’s tied to your home’s existing equity. Here’s how it works.

Best HELOC Rates

Variable interest rates are common on HELOCs, but may be locked in at certain intervals. Here’s what to look for and where to find the best HELOC rates today.

Can You Back Out Of A House Offer?

A home purchase contract is legally binding, but you may still be able to back out of a house offer if certain situations occur.