For most people, buying a home is the largest purchase they will make in their lives. People used to believe that buying a home always was better than renting since people assumed home values always would go up. Unfortunately, during the recent financial crisis, many people found themselves underwater, owing more on their house than…

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[tp widget=”select2/tpw_select2.php”] By now, most of you should have received your 1099s or W2s from your employer to start your taxes. According to a recent survey, 49 percent of respondents said they would pay someone to do their taxes, 38 percent would do it themselves with tax preparation software, 10 percent would do it themselves…

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[tp widget=”select2/tpw_select2.php”] According to a recent study by Tom Corley, author of Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals, there are few key habits that separate the rich from the poor. “Rich people” are defined as having a yearly income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of at least $3.2 million, and…

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From BibleMoneyMatters Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been getting into crunch time when it comes to selling our house and working to finalize the build on our new house. It’s been an extremely stressful past month or two, and it’s been hard to think about much else besides getting the sale of our…

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Many of us have an investment portfolio or work retirement plan. Investing is an important component for retirement planning and financial independence. We saw however in the 2008 financial crisis that sometimes investing can produce losses, not gains! The three main traditional asset classes to invest in have been stocks, bonds and cash. Recently, another asset…

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Planning for a baby with your partner? Check out this calculator below to see if you’re in a good financial place to start.

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One of the top financial goals people have is purchasing a home. Many people buy a house only once in their lifetime, which is why you want the best representation possible for your needs. This is the first of three articles to help you make smarter decisions in purchasing your first home, an investment property…

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