Is it better to use a Home Equity Line of Credit or to do a "cash out" refinance despite a higher interest rate?

 
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Monthly principal & interest payment

New Home Equity Line of Credit

 
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Monthly Payment
Combined Loan Balances
Total New Payment
 

New Cash Out Refinance

 
Cash Out Amount
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Remaining Loan Balance
New Total Loan Amount
New Monthly Payment
 
The payment savings realized by using a cash out refi vs. your current loan + a HELOC

*Yet this may change. Use this next section below to see what happens if rates go up. As HELOC Rate Rises:

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New HELOC Payment
New Total Payment
Future possible savings by using a Cash Out Refi