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Evan Gautier

Planning Your Estate? You Need These 3 Documents Now

Estate planning is one of those daunting tasks that we tend to put off, even though we know it’s imperative. And who can blame us? Estate planning requires contemplating a number of uncomfortable topics, like acknowledging our mortality and deciding what will happen to our loved ones and belongings after we are gone. If the […]

Charles Aquino

How to Run Home Comps and Why They Matter

How Much is a Home Really Worth? If you are a first-time homebuyer like me, then it is hard to answer that question. You have to realize that a “home” means different things to different people.  Real estate can be either an asset or a liability, with valuations changing just like any other investment. When […]

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Baby on the Way? How to Make a Money Plan for Your Maternity Leave

It’s a well-known fact that the United States sits rock bottom on the list when it comes to paid parental leave, compared to other developed nations. In many countries, moms (and sometimes even dads!) get paid leave of ten to thirty weeks, or even more. In the United States, though, new moms aren’t entitled to any paid […]

What You Should Know About

Everything You Need to Know About PMI on FHA Mortgages

In the past three years, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has changed its rules regarding private mortgage insurance (PMI). These rules have changed the entire nature of PMI as it applies to FHA mortgages, specifically. Though the FHA tweaks rules frequently, there have actually been two significant changes: one good, and the other not good […]

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All You Need to Know About Citi’s New Costco Anywhere Visa

Costco’s switch from American Express to Visa has been public for quite some time. On June 20th of this year, current AmEx cardholders will get to start using their new Visa card issued by Citibank. If you’re currently a Costco cardholder, a new Visa will be mailed to you later this month, and your current AmEx […]

How To

The Best Way to Store Your Important Financial Documents

With the rise of computer viruses and ransomware, do you have your electronic financial documents secured against the latest cyber security threats? If you’re unsure, don’t worry. I’ll show you how to store your important financial documents securely. Documents to Keep Secure In the article 5 High-Tech Solutions for Your Money Binder, you can find […]

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Chase Bank Checking and Savings Cash Bonus Deals (up to $300)

Chase Bank is offering some excellent cash bonuses on new checking and savings accounts. You can earn a $300 bonus when you open a Chase Premier Plus CheckingSM account and set up direct deposit; a $150 bonus when you open a Chase Total Checking® account and set up direct deposit; and a $100 bonus when you open a Chase […]

Before You Buy Your Home

Book Review: What Do You Need to Know Before You Buy a House?

Recently, blog author and financial coach Jonathan White contacted us about the new book he’s releasing, A Tale of Two Houses. Interested in the premise of the book, we decided to give it a read. The Content Jonathan’s book starts out with an attention-catching introduction that points out how often home ownership becomes a burden instead […]

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How to Save Time and Money with these 7 Grocery Delivery Services

My family is fairly frugal when it comes to groceries. We don’t clip coupons or always shop sales, but we do come in well under the USDA’s moderate-cost food plan. However, we recently hit a super busy patch with renovating our home, working two full-time jobs, raising a preschooler, and gestating a baby on the […]

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Owe the IRS Big Money? Learn How to Solve Your Problem Here

Note: This article is written by R.C. Thornton. He runs a tax relief company, and I had the chance to interview R.C. on the podcast. You can listen to the interview here: Did you know that 13 million Americans owe the IRS money right now? It’s a sad story that has played out millions of […]

How Your

What Kind of Mortgage Does Your Credit Score Qualify For?

You’re probably already aware that your credit score plays an important role in your ability to apply for a mortgage. But what you may not realize is that it even limits the types of loans and loan programs that you are eligible to apply for. Here are the minimum credit score requirements for the three […]

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