Richard Barrington

Richard Barrington

Staff Writer

Richard Barrington, CFA, is a 20-year veteran of the financial industry, including having served for over a dozen years as a member of the Executive Committee of Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc.

Recent Posts
A Home Owner’s Guide to Refinancing Your Mortgage

Low mortgage rates unleashed a massive wave of refinancing that was a windfall for millions of consumers, but what will happen once those unusually low mortgage rates are gone? Will refinancing mortgage loans effectively be sidelined as a financial resource for home owners? While the opportunity to lower your interest rate may be the most compelling reason to refinance, it is just one of several. Refinancing can accomplish different things for different people, and the…

Best Cities for Retirement 2017

Retirees may have different tastes in culture and recreation, but there are some basic aspects of a retirement living environment that have fairly universal appeal. home-mortgage.us ranked the 20 best cities for retirement to help you decide where to spend your golden years, coming up with a diverse list, with choices that span across the country. There are some names on the list you might expect, and some that will probably come as a big…

Refinancing Tips When Rates Start to Rise

Rising interest rates can mean many things for theĀ U.S. economy, but one thing is always certain when it comes to homeowners: when rates go up, refinancing goes down. With the Federal Open Markets Committee — the 12-member group that helps decide monetary policy as part of the Federal Reserve — set to meet on Dec. 13 and 14, mortgage ratesĀ could be on track to do something they have rarely done in recent years, which is…