My wife is addicted to the Absurdly Cool Freebie Finder, a site I’ve mentioned here before. She and I have have used it to send away for free samples of beef jerkey, pantyhose, shampoo and more.

You can find useful stuff there, too. I found a free subscription to Workbench Magazine, for example. Today there’s a link to a free “BorrowSmart kit”, a collection of information on safely using the equity in your home. This kit includes:

  • Brochure: “Home Equity Borrowing: Things You Should Know”
  • Home Equity Dos and Don’ts
  • Monthly Budget Kit
  • Loan Comparison Chart
  • How to Prevent Foreclosure On Your Home
  • BorrowSmart Annual Report

According to the site, “the BorrowSmart Public Education Foundation is a nonprofit foundation created to educate homeowners about the home equity borrowing process.” If you’ve considered tapping your home equity, this kit may be able to answer some of your questions and guide you in making your decision.

[Note: I don't receive any sort of compensation from the Absurdly Cool Freebie Finder. I just think it's absurdly cool.]

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