Erik J. Martin

Erik J. Martin, contributor

Erik J. Martin has written on real estate, business, tech and other topics for Reader's Digest, AARP The Magazine, and The Chicago Tribune.

Articles by Erik J. Martin

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Should you refinance before retirement?

Refinancing your mortgage before retirement has its benefits, but it may not make sense for everyone. Learn if you should refinance before retirement.

- 7 min read

Creative strategies to buy a house in 2022

With home prices up and inventory down, buying a house in 2022 can take some creativity. Here’s what the experts say you should do.

- 9 min read

How to buy a house after bankruptcy

Buying a house after bankruptcy is possible, but most buyers have a waiting period after Chapter 7
bankruptcy to get a home loan.