Our Rehab and House Flipping Story (Part 2)

Kitchen Demo

The rehab is now underway on our investment property. As you might recall, my brother and I bought a HUD home that we are flipping. The plan is to have the house on the market over the next few weeks. In order to determine if this was a good investment we had to consider three […]

Published or Updated: March 30, 2013

How To Buy A HUD Home As An Investor

HUD Home Investement Property

My sister and I recently bought an investment property together. It’s a HUD foreclosure that we plan to rehab and flip over the next several months. I asked my sis if she would write a series of articles about the experience. She is going to give you all the details down to the penny. Here’s […]

Published or Updated: February 14, 2013

How To Take Your Side Hustle Full-Time

Welcome to our week-long series on How to Earn Extra Income from a Side Hustle. In this final article, we look at how to turn your side hustle into a full time dream job. Let’s assume you have successfully found a rewarding niche and financially profitable side hustle. That’s impressive! While your initial motivation may […]

Published or Updated: February 7, 2012

50 Incredibly Useful Resources for Freelancers


Welcome to our week-long series on How to Earn Extra Income from a Side Hustle. In this fourth of five articles, we look at 50 resources every freelancer can use. Knowing where to find the right tools to help you get the job done is an important part of the Side Hustle process. The web […]

Published or Updated: February 12, 2012

Best and Worst Cell Phone Carriers


Photo: JonJon2k8 According to a recent study from Consumer Reports, AT&T ranked at the bottom of the chart in customer satisfaction for the second year in a row. This is the result of the 2011 Consumer Reports’ poll of 66,000 of their online subscribers. I found this a bit surprising. I had an iPhone with […]

Published or Updated: February 2, 2012

American Express Prepaid Credit Card Review

American Express Prepaid Card

There’s only one fear greater than being a parent of a teenager who has just passed his driver’s exam. Being the parent of TWO teenagers who have just passed their driver’s exam. I’ve never worried as much as I do when they are five minutes late getting home. And if concern for their safety weren’t […]

Published or Updated: June 4, 2012

CapWest Mortgage Review

CapWest Mortgage

If you have been thinking about purchasing a home, securing an affordable interest rate on your mortgage will ensure that you don’t pay too much for your property over time. Rates are at an all time low and doing business with a reliable company, like CapWest Mortgage, can help you obtain a mortgage that meets […]

Published or Updated: March 6, 2013

An Overview of Medicaid Insurance


Good health is important to everyone and these days health insurance is a necessity that you can’t afford to be without. If you can’t afford to pay for health insurance right now, you might be eligible for Medicaid. Medicaid can make it possible for you to get the care you need to get healthy and […]

Published or Updated: June 5, 2011

Freecreditreport.com Versus Annualcreditreport.com–Where to get your free credit report

Warning–this is a trick question. If you want a free copy of your credit report, should you go to www.annualcreditreport.com or www.freecreditreport.com? While the answer would seem “obvious,” it turns out it’s not. For the quick answer, www.annualcreditreport.com is the government mandated site where you can get your free credit report each year from the […]

Published or Updated: April 3, 2014