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When my friend bought his first house, he had no idea flooding didn’t fall under his home owners insurance. A hurricane came through and damaged his floor, windows and wiring. Without an emergency fund saved up to cover the damage, he had to fix up the wiring himself and lived with boarded up windows and...
Chances are that, like most people in the past few years, you’ve found yourself staring down a total cost on a grocery store receipt in pure shock. How could you have spent so much money on groceries in one trip? Isn’t this the same food you always buy? How did you wind up paying so...
It’s called the “$100 Bill Challenge.” Mac Gardner, a financial literacy advocate, shows elementary school students a $100 bill and asks them how they might use it. Nine students out of ten say they would spend it. This says a lot about the psychology of saving money — Gardner says that Americans “are programmed to consume at...
Financial planning may be necessary but it’s also notorious for being a decidedly unpleasant experience. For many people, dealing with intimidating life events such as children in college or reaching retirement age, can trigger much emotional or mental stress. Still others may feel overwhelmed as they explore various possible scenarios, challenges, and solutions. Without doubt,...
Many of the opportunities available to you are dictated by your financial situation, making it difficult to overstate the importance of taking care of your personal finances. When it comes to managing money, most of us have room for improvement. Understanding your current financial situation, setting goals, and making a plan are all important steps...
A 2022 study found that by September of that year, 63% of Americans lived paycheck to paycheck. Many of these people don’t think about how their spending habits will impact their future financial state. It’s easy to get so caught up in your daily wants and needs that you lose sight of your future financial...
Financial planning may be necessary but it’s also notorious for being a decidedly unpleasant experience. For many people, dealing with intimidating life events such as children in college or reaching retirement age, can trigger much emotional or mental stress. Still others may feel overwhelmed as they explore various possible scenarios, challenges, and solutions. Without doubt,...
Money is a complex topic, with thousands of books, websites, and podcasts dedicated to covering some aspect of the subject. It can also evoke a strong emotional response. Feelings of embarrassment, shame, frustration, anger, and more can keep people from addressing their financial situation. One solution is to carve up financial strategies into small, simple...
multifamily property, townhomes, garages, condos
People usually think of a multifamily property as a multiple-unit dwelling like an apartment complexes. But, you can also use the multifamily description when describing townhomes, duplexes, and triplexes. The Benefits of Investing in Multifamily Properties Multifamily properties offer the investor so much, especially when compared with single-family homes. They provide the investor with better financing...
money, finance tips
One of the most beneficial aspects of the information age is the unprecedented accessibility it provides to our era’s most successful people. A hundred years ago, to get finance tips from an extremely successful person, you would have needed a personal introduction. Even then, you had no guarantee of learning what you really wanted to...
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