6 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Homeowner’s Insurance

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Unless you’re paying cash for your home the lender is going to require you get homeowner’s insurance. If you’re not careful when choosing coverage however it could wind up...

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Using Home Equity to Buy a Car

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When it comes time to buy a new car most people by default either trudge over to the bank for a car loan or arrange financing through the dealer....

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House Poor: Don’t Let it Happen to You

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Becoming a homeowner is a wonderful opportunity for most people. They’re freed from the bondage of renting and can begin acquiring equity in their new property. Equity that should...

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Can You Afford to Buy a Bigger House?

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A lot of folks purchase their first home shortly after getting married. But over time as their family grows and changes they start butting up against the spatial limitations...

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Avoid these 5 Big Mortgage Mistakes

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Your home is the single biggest investment you’ll ever make and the mortgage used to purchase it the largest single debt you’ll likely ever incur. As such it’s crucial...

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Surviving Student Loan Debt

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Here’s a sobering statistic for you: total New Zealand student loan debt as of December 2014 was a staggering $14.2 billion. That’s the equivalent of more than $3,700 for...

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Is it Smart to Have More Than One Credit Card?

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Personal debt is a story that has gotten a lot of attention over the past decade. As a result a lot of folks have begun to think that the...

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Borrowing to Invest: A Good Idea?

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Everyone wants to have a nice fat stock portfolio to backstop their life but who has money to play the market when the kids need new winter clothes, the...

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6 Ways to Save Money on a Limited Income

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Everyone needs to save money. It’s one of the fundamental principles of good financial planning. Having money available for emergencies, retirement, the kid’s education and more will help you...

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6 Tips That Will Save You Money When Purchasing a Car

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Most people reading this weren’t around 50 years ago but if they could time travel back to 1967 now they’d be shocked by the difference in car prices. Back...

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