The internet is a treasure trove when it comes to finding information that can help you buy your first home. Unfortunately, searching for âHow much house can I afford?â will mostly lead you to online calculators that use an algorithm to come up with a generic estimate. To come up with a figure, these calculators […]
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Change has to start somewhere, and for many people that change is easier to make if the starting point has some meaning. It can be a birthday, an anniversary, or any other date with some symbolic weight. Most commonly, people…
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This weekâs Mint audit helps out a couple, Pasquale, 46, and Jillian, 39, who are starting a new life together after each experiencing divorce. Both work in software sales earning roughly the same income. When combined, their earnings average $450,000…
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People may often imagine that when they reach their milestones, there will be fireworks and party buses along with a huge celebration. And while sometimes there are, most wins are simply small steps you take every day until one day…
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median sales price of new homes in May 2020 was around $317,000. Even if you’re purchasing a home that falls well below that average, chances are it’s one of the most expensive things you’ll ever buy. With such a big expense, you might be wonderingâhow much do you… Read More
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When youâre setting up a home office for remote work, keep these key principles from ergonomic experts in mind. Your bodyâand your productivityâwill thank you.
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Mortgage interest rates dropped dramatically over the summer, to the point where home loans have never been cheaper in most of our adult lifetimes. With rates at historic lows, you mightâve considered taking advantage of them, either by purchasing a new home or refinancing your current mortgage. Recent figures from Freddie Mac show that mortgage […]
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When you think of financial empowerment, what comes to mind? No matter what your financial situation is, there are 3 key areas to focus on.
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In March I offered some financial advice to Michelle, a Mint user who was struggling with debt, a lack of retirement savings and a bit of family financial drama amongst her siblings. Michelle was anticipating a cash bonus from her…
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Paying off debt may feel like a never-ending process. With so many potential solutions, you may not know where to start. One of your options may be withdrawing money from your retirement fund. This may make you wonder, âshould I…
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