Having the “Money Talk” with your Parents Having the “Money Talk” with your parents can be very uncomfortable. However, it is necessary to have now, before it becomes a problem in the future. People tend to not like talking about money or death, so when you combine the two it can cause some discomfort. […]
The Doug Haldeman Show
Closing the Gap Between your Financial Reality and Goals
Closing the Gap Between your Financial Reality and Goals Most of us are failing miserably with our finances. Personal savings rates are at an all time low, retirements savings are non-existent, and overall net worth is diminishing. Nobody wants to be terrible with their finances, so why are we failing? We’ll take a […]
My Partner has Bad Credit; Can We Buy a House?
My Partner has Bad Credit; Can We Buy a House? You’ve scrimped, saved, and made sure every bill is paid just to be in the perfect position to purchase a property. You’ve got great credit, but how about your partner? Eh, not so much. This is a very common issue that I run into on […]
What is Private Mortgage Insurance and Why Do I Pay It?
Marc Breckenridge with MGIC Marc Breckenridge with MGIC is here to discuss the ins and outs of Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI). What exactly is PMI and why may you have to pay it? For people with less than a 20% down payment, PMI is a tool allowing them to buy a home sooner. We wanted Marc to […]
Our 250th Show! A recap of the past 250 weeks
Our 250th Show! This week we celebrate 250 weeks of being on the air. In this post we go over some of the ups and downs of having a radio show and blog, and some of the most memorable moments.
Steve Clark: Current Real Estate Market Tips
Steve Clark: Current Real Estate Market Tips We have Steve Clark from Keller Williams Realty to explain the current market situation and what buyers and sellers can do to set themselves apart. Steve spent 30 years in the retail industry before setting his sights on real estate. Working in management for a large sporting goods retailer, […]
7 Tips on How To Use Your Tax Refund
7 Tips on How To Use Your Tax Refund While I completely disagree with giving the government an interest free loan, many Americans receive a big tax refund check each year. In fact, the average refund check in 2016 was about $3000. Now, this check isn’t a bonus from the taxman, rather it was your […]
Why Did My Credit Score Drop?
Why Did My Credit Score Drop? As a mortgage professional I’m looking at credit scores everyday. When I speak to people they will often tell me what they think their score is, and it is always interesting to see how close they are. When we actually pull up the credit report it can appear that […]
Bubba Mills of Corcoran Coaching
Bubba Mills of Corcoran Coaching Bubba Mills is the Owner and Chief Executive Officer for Corcoran Coaching, an international real estate coaching company. With Bubba’s background in Default Servicing, and his current role as CEO of Corcoran Coaching, he is an advocate for the real estate community. He is also an informational tool for […]
Having a System for Life
Having a System for Life The reason for writing this is that I recently went to visit my mother. The visit really made me reflect on how important it is to have a system for life. What I mean by that is having a system for organization and productivity. My mother is so disorganized that […]