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Richard Barrington, CFARichard Barrington, CFA, is the personal finance expert for He has earned the CFA designation and is a 20-year veteran of the financial industry, including having previously served for over a dozen years as a member of the Executive Committee of Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc. He has written extensively on investment topics, including investments, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, and personal finance as it relates to retirement and has been quoted by numerous media publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, and Pensions & Investments magazine.

Articles by Richard Barrington, CFA

Saving Money for a Mortgage Down Payment

Saving Money for a Mortgage Down Payment

During the housing boom, mortgage lenders eased down payment requirements to get more people into homes. The down payment was literally nothing in some cases. In fact, the availability of 110% mortgages — loans for 10% […]

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