What You Need To Know About HOAs

Homeowners Associations – the very words might conjure up thoughts of a senior retirement community, but don’t be so quick to pass judgment. Generally, if you’re buying into a residential community — comprised of condominiums or single-family homes — these are usually governed by a Homeowner’s Association or HOAs. Is [...]

By |2018-02-06T08:36:00+00:00January 31st, 2018|Real Estate|Comments Off on What You Need To Know About HOAs

What To Do When You Miss A Student Loan Payment

Most of us have been there. You are trying to keep your head above water as you juggle so many different things. And then you wake up one day to realize that you forgot to make your student loan payment. It is not uncommon for someone to forget making payment, [...]

By |2018-01-29T14:44:26+00:00January 30th, 2018|Student Loans|Comments Off on What To Do When You Miss A Student Loan Payment

Defining The Difference Between Secured And Unsecured Debt

Many of us think that debt is debt. However, there are two main categories of debt—secured and unsecured. If you find yourself in a tough spot financially, knowing which of your debts fit into these two categories can help you make a more financially sound game plan in the event [...]

By |2018-01-23T12:36:31+00:00January 29th, 2018|Finance|Comments Off on Defining The Difference Between Secured And Unsecured Debt

Wondering How Long It Takes To Break Even With An Electric Car?

Is an Electric Vehicle in your future? Have you been debating whether you should replace your gas guzzling SUV and opt for an EV? Well, if you have been dreaming about owning such a vehicle, take note while they may save you money in the long run, they do come [...]

By |2018-01-23T08:41:34+00:00January 26th, 2018|Finance|Comments Off on Wondering How Long It Takes To Break Even With An Electric Car?

In the Event That Your Tax Preparer Makes a Mistake, Here Is What You Should Do

It is that time of year again, and it always seems to come at the worst time. To help take the stress off your shoulders, you decide to hire a tax preparer. However, you receive a letter from the IRS stating that there were several mistakes on your tax return. [...]

By |2018-01-23T08:25:49+00:00January 25th, 2018|Finance|Comments Off on In the Event That Your Tax Preparer Makes a Mistake, Here Is What You Should Do

Don’t Get Scammed With A Reverse Mortgage

You’ve heard the commercials on the TV and maybe even your friends have spoken about getting a reverse mortgage. Now, you’re wondering if you should, too. Over the years, reverse mortgages have gotten a bad rap as a last-ditch option for seniors short on cash. However, reverse mortgages may provide [...]

By |2018-01-23T08:18:12+00:00January 24th, 2018|Real Estate|Comments Off on Don’t Get Scammed With A Reverse Mortgage

New Study: Student Loan Default Crisis May Be Worse Than Previously Thought

In a new Brookings Institute study entitled “The looming student loan default crisis is worse than we thought,” new data released by the U.S. Department of Education in October of last year was analyzed to determine new thoughts on the student loan default crisis. According to the author of this [...]

By |2018-01-23T08:09:10+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Student Loans|Comments Off on New Study: Student Loan Default Crisis May Be Worse Than Previously Thought

Are You Wondering If You Should Sell Your Home to Pay Down Debt?

Uh, oh. It’s the start of a New Year and you've made one of the biggest financial errors to date by running up big bucks of credit card debt. It’s OK, we all do it at some point, whether it’s over the holidays season or in the middle of the [...]

By |2018-01-18T08:16:17+00:00January 19th, 2018|Real Estate|Comments Off on Are You Wondering If You Should Sell Your Home to Pay Down Debt?

Top Tax Deductions Women Should Know About

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there are 74.6 million women in the labor force, comprising 47% of all U.S. workers. Moreover, 70% of mothers with children under the age of 18 work in the labor force, with 75% being employed full-time. According to an article written by Liberty [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:25:11+00:00January 18th, 2018|Finance|Comments Off on Top Tax Deductions Women Should Know About