5 Easy Steps to Lowering Your Homeowner’s Insurance

Homeowner’s insurance is very important. It’s your safety net in case something bad happens. Although that safety net is needed, you also need to be able to support your family. If you are struggling to pay your homeowner’s insurance rates every month, following these five steps could reduce your rates: Multi-Policy Discounts Most insurance companies […]

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Before You Rent Your House Infographic

AS you know, I’m just about finished with my new rental property. Whether you’re renting out a home, an apartment in your own home or even an empty room, you should do your due diligence before letting a perfect stranger into your property. I figured now would be a good time to share this infographic […]

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Why High School Seniors Are Choosing to Stay Close to Home

It is the dream of many upcoming high school graduates to leave their home and start their own independent life. However, many more than usual will be making the choice to remain close to home when they go to college. They are doing this in larger numbers for a variety of reasons: Economics Remaining close […]

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Getting a College Degree for Free

According to Consumer Reports, the average college student graduates with at least $20,000 in student loan debt. The average student also has at least $4,000 to $5,000 in credit card debt. Some students in high school are now realizing that college can pose a financial burden that they will face for the rest of their […]

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Money Traps You Should Never Give In To

When trying to work your way out of debt, seeing the light at the end of the tunnel can seem impossible. Feeling like the debt is endless is a typical feeling, and because of it, many people are quick to look for extreme options to put cash back in their pockets. However, most of these […]

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How To Buy A House Without Mortgaging an Arm and A Leg

The following is a post by Sasha Kahn, with information provided by Genworth Financial. When buying a house, lenders prefer perspective buyers who can spend the required 20% on a down payment. But let’s face it, for many of us, that’s just not an option. You may be one of the 99% who can’t afford […]

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Cutting Corners This Holiday Season

The holidays are rough on anyone’s budget, and it is especially unkind to those of us who are trying to dig themselves out of debt. How people can expect you to pay off those student loans and buy enough extravagant gifts for everyone at the same time? Shopping for the holidays only so that you […]

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Pitfalls To Avoid For First Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home is stressful and there are things to pay attention to.  Here are a few of the classic pitfalls that first time homebuyers should avoid falling into. Avoid Going It Alone A first time homebuyer will often need help getting through the mortgage process. A mortgage broker can be a real asset […]

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Save on Core Expenses to Help Get Out of Debt

When we find ourselves mired in debt, we try to do all that we can to stave off those bankruptcy lawyers and rectify the situation. We take on a second job, look to consolidate, and cut all unnecessary expenses. It goes without saying that the new car, new smartphone, and Caribbean vacation are probably not […]

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