How Much Mortgage Can I Afford?

Buying a home can be trickier than you might think, especially if it's your first time. You’ll naturally have questions like “How much mortgage can I afford?” and “How will a house impact the rest of my budget?” as well as many other financial concerns to think about. Because a mortgage is so big and... Continue Reading →

What Is the F.I.R.E. Movement?

If you think that leaving your job and sailing off into retirement is something that only happens when you’re 65 years old, think again! There’s a growing community of highly motivated individuals who are challenging this concept and finding new and creative ways to retire as early as their 20s and 30s.  It’s called the... Continue Reading →

7 Big Financial Lessons from the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic will be remembered as an unprecedented time in history. Not only has it been challenging both physically and emotionally, but it has also been very difficult financially for many people as well.  According to the Pew Research Center, nearly 4 in every 10 Americans say they have taken a pay cut, been... Continue Reading →

Why Should I Contribute to a 401k Plan?

The next time you’re at work or out in public, take a good look around you. You may not realize it but there’s a solid chance that nearly half of the people you see have nothing saved for retirement.  This is according to a survey of over 2,000 respondents by GOBankingRanks. When asked about their... Continue Reading →

10 Reasons Why You Need a Budget

You’ve probably heard it a million times - You need a budget. And I know what you’re thinking: If I have a good job and pay all my bills on time, then it shouldn’t be necessary for me to track all of my expenses and review every little purchase I make, right? Unfortunately, nothing could... Continue Reading →

7 Smart Ways to Stretch Your Paycheck Further

Getting paid feels amazing! But it doesn’t take long for that special glow to disappear.  Between your bills, goals, and those unexpected expenses that always find a way to sneak up on you when you least expect it, money can get tight … Sometimes even to the point of becoming uncomfortable. When the COVID-19 pandemic... Continue Reading →

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