5 Ways to Prepare for a Move

By |June 17th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

Over the next week I will be moving into a new apartment. I move every year, so I'm pretty much a pro at getting this whole process done as quickly, cheaply and painlessly as possible. photo credit: flickr.com/zeke_ Don't get me wrong; moving sucks. It will not be quick, cheap, or painless. The only thing you can do

Homes Lose Value Just Like Brand New Cars

By |June 1st, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

I am moving into a new apartment in about three weeks. Every year when my apartment lease is up, I have a decision to make: I can renew my lease, I can end my lease and rent a new apartment, or I can end my lease and buy a house. The "American Dream" part of me wants to buy a