Student Loan Debt Rises Almost 150 Percent Over the Last Decade

In a report released by Experian, student loan debt as increased by more than $833 billion and currently sits at $1.4 trillion overall. According to CNBC, the average balance is $34,144, which is up 62 percent over the last ten years. Moreover, the article goes on to say that a [...]

By |2017-08-31T13:49:24-08:00August 31st, 2017|Student Loans|Comments Off on Student Loan Debt Rises Almost 150 Percent Over the Last Decade

Renters: Ever Consider Renting-To-Own A Property?

Tired of renting and longing to own your own home but not quite eligible quite yet? There is a possibility you can do both. It’s called: Rent-to-own.While not always easy to find, once you do stumble on a rent-to-own home or apartment that works for you, there are some factors [...]

By |2017-08-31T07:42:04-08:00August 30th, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Renters: Ever Consider Renting-To-Own A Property?

Tips On Renting After A Foreclosure Or Filing For Bankruptcy

Financial misfortunes do not rule you out of renting a residence. All it really does is force you to approach renting differently than before. Here are some tips that you can use to get into that apartment or town home.Narrowing Your SearchLarge communities that are managed by companies will usually [...]

By |2017-08-31T07:38:56-08:00August 28th, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Tips On Renting After A Foreclosure Or Filing For Bankruptcy

Do Credit Scores Really Matter? How to Keep Track of Yours

You’ve heard the stories about a bad credit score, but how can you avoid ruining your own especially when applying to rent a new place?Regardless if you are looking to set down roots in California or Florida, when you rent, landlords and/or property managers want to see your credit score [...]

By |2017-08-25T12:32:07-08:00August 25th, 2017|Finance|Comments Off on Do Credit Scores Really Matter? How to Keep Track of Yours

Increased Prices and Supply Challenges Hurting the Affordability of Housing

If you are looking to purchase a home right now, you may want to wait until the market turns around or find areas that are not in high demand. Currently, we are in the middle of a seller’s market. And it would appear that prices will continue to rise in [...]

By |2017-08-24T15:04:47-08:00August 24th, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Increased Prices and Supply Challenges Hurting the Affordability of Housing

Tackling Student Loan Payments While in School

Although we know that loan payments typically don’t commence until six months after graduation, it can’t hurt to start payment early. If you have unsubsidized student loans that accrue interest, or loans that have the high-interest rates, you may want to consider setting aside a little bit of cash each [...]

By |2017-08-23T14:13:53-08:00August 23rd, 2017|Student Loans|Comments Off on Tackling Student Loan Payments While in School

If You Are Thinking Of Selling Your Home, Make Sure It Smells Good

While this may sound weird, keep in mind a smelly home can either make or break a sale. Even a Realtor will tell you to bake a fresh batch of homemade cookies before hosting an open house to air the home out and make it smell more inviting.In addition to [...]

By |2017-08-18T14:08:26-08:00August 18th, 2017|Lifestyle|Comments Off on If You Are Thinking Of Selling Your Home, Make Sure It Smells Good