Here’s Why You Should Never Get a Mortgage for a Timeshare

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

Do you know what a timeshare is? It’s a mysterious word that most people have only heard about but may not know its definition. You might have heard the phrase in 1980’s sitcoms as a plot device. Someone would invite financially struggling characters to a timeshare and then get into a problem that took a half hour to resolve. A

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Equity Multiple Real Estate: What You Need to Know Before Joining

By |February 27th, 2019|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

I am saving money with the intent of investing in a commercial real estate project. Although I am very new to this process, I see the potential for success with the right business plan. Success in business requires preparation, luck, and grabbing the right opportunity when it comes along. Take the current state of commercial real estate in the United

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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

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Making Sense of Your Investing Options

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Here’s an excerpt from the latest edition of Investing in Your 20s and 30s for Dummies, by Eric Tyson, the author of 18 different personal finance books.

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So You Think You Can Live on Minimum Wage? Good Luck with That!

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Minimum wage might be doable if you live with your parents or a romantic partner. But on your own, it’s really tough — be prepared to make sacrifices.

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Logical Fallacies of Many Stock Market Investors

By |May 9th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

Last week I wrote about how amateur stock picks and even random stock picks have outperformed expert stock picks since January 2012. It is one of the reasons I don't trust the stock market. I realize this is not a popular opinion. Talk to any financial advisor or even your parents or grand parents, and they will tell you that