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Book Review: 'Mind Your Own Mortgage'

Book Review Title: "Mind Your Own Mortgage: The Wise Homeowner's Guide to Choosing, Managing and Paying Off Your Mortgage" Author: Robert J. Bernabé Publisher: Thomas Nelson; 320 pages; $14.99 In the last year, I've reviewed books about how we got into the mortgage crisis. I've reviewed books that proposed how the government should act to prevent it from recurring. You've seen my reviews of books on the new, post-bubble rules for qualifying for a mortgage, and books on how to pull off a short sale or avoid a foreclosure.But where are the books that simply teach sound, untricky, best practices for selecting your mortgage and managing it wisely over the long term? That seems like the sort of mortgage manual most Americans could really use, no? Eureka. I think I found it. Written by Robert J. Bernabé, a finance-industry veteran and personal-finance church minister, "Mind Your Own Mortgage: The Wise Homeowner's Guide to Choosing, Managing and Paying off Y...