Jennifer has been featured in multiple publications, sharing her financial expertise and giving readers advice about their money
What Is a VA loan?
A VA loan is a mortgage issued by private lenders and backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
VA loans help U.S. veterans, active duty service members, and widowed military spouses purchase homes. Some types of VA loans can also be used to refinance an existing mortgage.
Is Prepaying Your Mortgage A Good Decision?
Setting up everything correctly with your loan servicer will help you avoid headaches down the road, says Jennifer Beeston, mortgage-industry veteran and educator. “If you want to pay down your mortgage more, great, just make sure that your mortgage servicer is aware.”