Timeline for saving up for a home down payment? Try 20 years By Brian O'Connell / 06.23.19 Begin Slideshow Getty UP NEXT Mackenzie Bezos is giving away the millions she got from her divo... Categories: BORROW Tags: down payment, Featured, first-time homebuyers, home loan programs, pmi, property mortgage insurance Brian O'Connell Brian O’Connell is a former Wall Street bond trader and the author of two best-selling books. He has 20 years experience covering business news and trends, particularly in the financial, technology, political and career management sectors. Fresh These kid entrepreneurs make a lot more money than you – what do they know that you don’t? New job, new state: What you should be doing before the move Eat for free all year round on these food holidays 50 failing companies at risk of going out of business in 2019 What can we learn from elaborate celebrity weddings?