Buying a home is the single most expensive purchase most people make in their lifetime. When a person moves it is considered one of the top 5 most stressful things to do. In our legalistic society, buying a home can be complicated and risky with all the forms, contingencies, legal documents and disclosures. To alleviate some of the uncertainty and fear in buying a home here are some tips in chronological order to help you traverse through the process.
Whether or not you’re a big fan of hitting numerous garage sales on the weekend, it’s good to have an idea of what NOT to look for. Make sure you don’t spend money on gross stuff. And stuff that’s supposed to keep you safe. And stuff like shoes and mattresses. If we spend 2/3 of […]
If you don’t tell your money where to go—it will go everywhere. It’s really hard to tell it where to go if you don’t know where it’s going right now. Mint.com breaks this down easily. Take a look in this Mint.com review. Looking for a free service to get your finances in order? Mint.com offers […]
Have you ever been in these shoes? Wells Fargo balance = $0 Piggy Bank = $0 Secret stash = It’s gone! Who took it?! Living with no money is a painful situation to be in and it’s tough to get anywhere in these shoes. I don’t think any of us like being in a spot […]
I like to save money. Actually, I hate SPENDING money. But I know there are things you should not go cheap on. When I was in college I made decent wage working full-time, but did everything I could not to spend. Anytime I bought something I thought to myself something like “That’s $15…one hour of […]