Monthly Archives: September 2014

Still A Great Way To Build Wealth In America!

The average net worth of a Homeowner is 36x that of a Renter.  This according to the latest Survey of Consumer Finances which is conducted every three years by the Federal Reserve. Some of the other findings in the report … Continue reading

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Why Shop Small Local Businesses

We have the opportunity to talk to small local business owners all the time, and it seems many of them are in crisis mode.  From the corner convenience market to the print shop to clothing shops to local restaurants we … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Something As Simple As Changing Your Kitchen And Dining Room Lighting Fixtures Can Increase Your Home’s Value

If you are considering selling your home in the near future, you may be wondering if there are things that you can do to increase your sales price. The truth is, you could spend thousands of dollars updating your home, … Continue reading

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Does Closing A Credit Card Hurt Your Credit?

One of the most important parts of your financial well-being is your credit score, especially when it comes to getting a home mortgage.  Your credit score has a major impact on the cost of the rate you get.  And unfortunately, … Continue reading

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New Facebook Feature Could Blow Up Your Cell Phone Bill

Facebook has recently begun to autoplay videos in the News Feed and there is concern this could cause people to max out their data plans and have to incur overage charges. Facebook hasn’t commented yet that we can see but … Continue reading

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Three Reasons Why You Might Suggest a ‘Reverse Mortgage’ For Elderly Parents

Today’s Reverse Mortgages can be a great tool to help your elderly parents stay in their home.  This type of mortgage essentially allows them to turn their home equity into cash. If they find themselves with little money, a reverse … Continue reading

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