Have you had a similarly frustrating experience when paying your bills or managing your finances? As part of National Moment of Frustration Day on Oct. 12, we’re sharing five things you can do to make managing your finances easier. 1. Automate your finances to minimize late payments. Through auto-pay, you can rest easy knowing that […]
The Right To Vote or Is It A Duty OK I love Mike Rowe. Love the Dirty Jobs series. Love the humor, his honesty and just all around common sense. So as we enter this election year it becomes definitely a “dirty job” to have to vote. What are we voting for? Mike addresses this […]
Revolutionary Way To Sell Your Car Have you ever tried to sell your own car before? Better yet, have you purchased a vehicle before? Regardless of your answers we are about to change your way of thinking on how you buy and sell your cars. As many of you know the second most expensive purchase you will make in your […]
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Bank, Banker, & Broker- What’s the Difference? You may have been flooded with information about the mortgage and banking industry and from your view point, a lender is a lender. Distinguishing the differences between banks, mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers can save you some frustration, time, and in some cases, money.
by Ryan Smith25 Aug 2016 What salary do you need to afford a home in your city of choice? How does your city rate in terms of home affordability? A recent report by HSH.com determined the salary families would need to make in 27 metro areas in order to afford the local median home […]
How to Work Back-to-School Into Your Budget Try this little mantra called the 50/20/30 Rule. What that means is: 50% of your monthly income should go toward your essential expenses like housing, utilities and groceries. 20% should go toward your financial priorities like debt payments, retirement accounts, college savings and emergency fund. The last 30% […]
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc offers an amazing product that blows away other lenders. Doug Haldeman, Branch Manager at the St. Charles office location, discusses a new fast and safe way to pay off your home. Be sure to listen in to find out if this would be an option for you. If after hearing the show and […]
The Bailout Scorecard Last update: Mar. 31, 2016 Altogether, accounting for both the TARP and the Fannie and Freddie bailout, $619B has gone out the door—invested, loaned, or paid out—while $390B has been returned. The Treasury has been earning a return on most of the money invested or loaned. So far, it has earned $298B. […]
It’s impossible to know the future and it’s unfair to your kids, who may well surprise you in their financial future to take any of the following red flags too seriously. In saying that some of these red flags are worth paying attention to and possibly changing some of your habits to instill new ones […]