How Much House Can You Afford?

Buying your first house can be an exciting time. It can also be a nightmare trying to get the right amount budgeted for it. Most people sidestep the question by simply going to a bank and asking how much they qualify to borrow.  Unfortunately this is … [Continue reading]

Don’t Panic! 3 Stressful Fiscal Issues That Shouldn’t Blow Your Budget

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While many major events can result in unexpected expenses and lost wages, these issues do not have to jeopardize your financial future.  Major life events can wreak havoc on your personal finances and that is why during ordinary times you should be … [Continue reading]

Unique Ways to Find Extra Cash

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Sometimes, your paycheck might not be enough. If you are looking for some easy ways to make some extra cash, however, you should know that you have options. These are just a few ideas that you can try out if you would like to bring in a little bit of … [Continue reading]

Plumbing Problems: 4 Tips for the Amateur DIY Plumber

DIY Plumbing Repairs

Being a first-time homeowner can be both exciting and overwhelming. You can take pride in knowing that each payment that you make towards your home loan is helping you build equity in your home. While building equity is something to be proud of, now … [Continue reading]

Strategies To Help You Afford Better Healthcare

With healthcare costs higher than they've ever been, more and more Americans are feeling the pinch. There aren't a lot of easy solutions, although there are some ways you can save. These methods do not involve skimping on care, since your family's … [Continue reading]

Is Your House Wasting Energy & Costing You More Money

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Reducing your home’s carbon footprint isn’t just going to help the environment. Making a few small changes around your property could end up saving you thousands of dollars a year by cutting back on your electricity and gas bills. If you are ready to … [Continue reading]

Getting the Best Deal on a New Car

In many parts of the world, bargaining, haggling and negotiating between merchants and shoppers are part of the bazaar experience. Tourists in Marrakech, for example, are warned that refusing to bargain at the bazaar may result in the merchants being … [Continue reading]

How Does Your Debt Compare?

Household debt continues to accumulate but not for the reason you may think. While spending is at an all-time high, so is the true debt builder: Interest. Interest rates vary across different types of loans, but the sheer amount of the loans makes … [Continue reading]