Almost Half Of Millennial Homebuyers Have No Savings For A Down Payment

By |January 10th, 2019|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

Nearly half of millennials who plan to buy a house in the near future have no savings for a down payment. According to a recent study by Apartment List, nine out of 10 millennial renters plan to buy a house, but 48% say they have no savings for a down payment. The study found that only 11% of millennials who plan

3 Reasons Buying a Home is More Expensive Than You Think

By |September 25th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

My girlfriend Tag and I have been watching a lot of HGTV and get really excited about the idea of owning a house. Watching people do renovations and get their dream homes is lots of fun and there are times I'm certain I want a house. But then I think about how much it really costs to own a house

I Might Get a Fixer Upper When I Buy a House

By |August 13th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , |

Lately Tag and I have been hooked on watching Property Brothers on HGTV. The show is about two brothers, a realtor and a general contractor, who team up to find people fixer-uppers and then help them buy and fix the house all at once. If you are even thinking about buying a home at any time in the future and

0% Financing is Free Money

By |June 13th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

I told you last week that I bought a brand new living room furniture set. It cost quite a bit of money (about $2,700) but I have some great furniture, a new TV, and actually a lot of money in my pocket. Even though I had enough money to pay for the furniture outright, I took advantage of the 0%

Protecting Yourself is a Great Investment

By |April 11th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

A few days ago in Dallas a 14 year old boy who broke into a man's home was shot and killed. A few months ago a 24 year old man was shot and killed by an 18 year old mother protecting herself and her baby. These homeowners were prepared to protect themselves, their family, and their property. I hate that