How To Buy A Home With Bad Credit

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Is it easy to buy a home with bad credit? No, but it’s not impossible to do so. Before engaging in a search for a home, you should find and review your latest credit report and credit score. There is … Read More

The Pros And Cons of Credit Cards

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“Once you get into debt, it’s hell to get out. Don’t let credit card debt carry over. You can’t get ahead paying eighteen percent.” Charlie Munger, Vice-Chairman, Berkshire Hathaway   For me, credit cards have always been a double-edged sword, … Read More

Being Frugal When Saving Time And Money

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“Price is what you pay; value is what you get.” Warren Buffett I bristled when they called me a cheapskate when I was a young kid. It cast a dark shadow over me. We lived in a modest neighborhood in … Read More

Ten Commandments of Personal Finance

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We revisit ancient views of money on the ten commandments of personal finance from timeworn texts and stories. Surveying these words adds a different perspective on finances whether you are celebrating the upcoming holidays or not. There is a common … Read More

Saving For Retirement In Your 20s

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Saving For Retirement Yet? Savings, investing, and retirement are very related, yet the topic of retirement planning gets pushed off to the side. We fear dealing with the unknown, or we are neglectful. Instead, planning early and often for retirement … Read More

Credit Card Alternatives Have Benefits

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Do you really need a credit card? Most people believe so. I have had a love-hate relationship with credit cards, admittedly using cash and alternatives more often than most people I know. Credit cards can be a valuable tool, allowing … Read More