5 Financial Lies That Could Land You in Hot Water

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Lying to your lender. Submitting false statements on a mortgage application is illegal. Under the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act, if you’re convicted of mortgage fraud, you could face up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $1 million. If prison stripes aren't your style, triple check to make sure all of your statements are factual.

Lying to your lender. Submitting false statements on a mortgage application is illegal. Under the…