Tips for Reducing the Costs of Raising Your Child

May 15, 2016
Tips for Reducing the Costs of Raising Your Child

There is likely no greater joy in the world than becoming a parent. Whether planned or unexpected, bringing a little person into the world comes with a lot of responsibility. While most of that responsibility falls under your ability to nurture, guide, and support your child, there is also an increased financial responsibility. From nursery […]

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5 Ways to Get out of a Car Lease Without Penalties

May 15, 2016
5 Ways to Get out of a Car Lease Without Penalties

After leasing what you thought was your dream car and driving it for a year or two, you may realize you have fallen out of love with the vehicle. Maybe you’re paying more than you really can afford, or perhaps the vehicle gets lousy gas mileage or is always in the shop getting repaired. No […]

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3 Reasons Personal Loans are Better Than Credit Cards

May 4, 2016
3 Reasons Personal Loans are Better Than Credit Cards

Most people don’t think twice when whipping out their credit card to pay for something. What most don’t realize is that there are certain instances when taking out a personal loan is actually a more cost-effective way of paying for something, especially larger purchases. Here are three of the main ways a personal loan trumps […]

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Avoiding IRS Scams: What Every Taxpayer Needs to Know

May 3, 2016
Avoiding IRS Scams: What Every Taxpayer Needs to Know

The only two things that are certain in life are death and taxes. Or are they? We think we should actually add a third thing to that list: tax scams. Since everyone knows that we are all at the discretion of the tax man, there are many unethical people out there who are waiting to […]

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5 Household Items to Invest In

April 27, 2016
5 Household Items to Invest In

Owning a house puts a financial strain on your budget. The running costs of a home consist of its everyday functions, including lighting a room, washing your clothes, keeping a pleasant interior temperature and doing routine maintenance. Every household item you use on a regular basis should be one that lasts. Your most-used items should […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Home Warranty & Homeowners Insurance?

April 24, 2016
Housewife in hair curlers on a broken washing machine

A lot of steps go into buying a home, whether you’re a first-time buyer or an experienced owner. From getting your credit score up to par and shopping around for the best mortgage to getting through the inspection process and obtaining homeowners insurance, the list goes on — not to mention, actually finding the perfect […]

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Real Estate Done Right: The Do’s and Don’ts of Showing Property

April 21, 2016
Real Estate Done Right: The Do

An open house is how people attempting to sell a home by themselves will go about it at first. It’s easy to give your house some quick updates, plop a sign outside, and wait for business. While you will see success with minimal effort like this sometimes, there are plenty of scenarios where the approach will […]

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