Finance

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

2019-11-20T12:00:02-08:00

By Travis Bradberry Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most important, what makes them so successful and productive. "Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them." -Vaibhav Shah Kevin Kruse recently [...]

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day2019-11-20T12:00:02-08:00

Increase Your Credit Score By Consolidating Your Debt

2019-11-19T06:28:45-08:00

By Carissa Abazia Consolidating your debt  can help increase your credit score. Here’s what you need to know. Increase Your Credit Score A new study from TransUnion explored how debt consolidation loans impact consumer credit performance, overall debt load and credit health. TransUnion says that consolidating credit card debt with a personal loan can help [...]

Increase Your Credit Score By Consolidating Your Debt2019-11-19T06:28:45-08:00

Officials spar with senators over plan for mortgage giants

2019-10-04T08:29:29-08:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials on Tuesday defended their plan to Congress for ending government control of mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, clashing with Democratic senators on whether the change would raise home borrowing costs and neglect lower-income homeowners. The two finance companies nearly collapsed in the financial crisis 11 years [...]

Officials spar with senators over plan for mortgage giants2019-10-04T08:29:29-08:00

To spend, or not to spend, that is the question.

2019-09-12T15:43:20-08:00

Written by Carissa Abazia When we talk about money and building wealth, there’s a lot of chatter about how to cut spending. Many of us believe that if we spend less, the golden key to the land of riches will miraculously fall into our lap. But spending isn’t always bad. Spending can improve your quality [...]

To spend, or not to spend, that is the question.2019-09-12T15:43:20-08:00

Common Mistakes Savvy First-Time Homebuyers Can Avoid

2019-10-08T08:01:19-08:00

Written By Joe Houghton Buying your first home can be a lot of things: exciting, responsible, an investment in the future. It says, “I am a grown-up.” However, the experience can also be frustrating. It will be scary and complicated and, at times, humbling. Accepting the fact that you will probably experience every emotion you [...]

Common Mistakes Savvy First-Time Homebuyers Can Avoid2019-10-08T08:01:19-08:00

Avoid These Top 7 Real Estate Investing Mistakes

2019-05-26T08:31:43-08:00

By Greg Herlean Real estate investing can be a difficult field to navigate, especially if you don’t know where to get started. Property investment isn’t as simple as buying a house, filling it with tenants and raking in the cash for your retirement fund. After flipping over 450 homes and 2,000 apartment units, I’ve had [...]

Avoid These Top 7 Real Estate Investing Mistakes2019-05-26T08:31:43-08:00

What is the difference between a mortgage interest rate and an APR?

2019-05-17T07:17:22-08:00

By CFPB An annual percentage rate (APR) reflects the mortgage interest rate plus other charges. There are many costs associated with taking out a mortgage. These include: The interest rate Points Fees Other charges The interest rate is the cost you will pay each year to borrow the money, expressed as a percentage rate. It does not [...]

What is the difference between a mortgage interest rate and an APR?2019-05-17T07:17:22-08:00

Down Payment: The Do’s and The Don’ts

2019-04-29T17:40:30-08:00

Staying on Budget with down payment Maximizing a home down payment can make sense: the bigger the down payment, the lower the monthly mortgage bill and the better the chance of building equity more quickly. But putting too much down could leave you without enough cash for home maintenance – or anything else. Pinpointing the [...]

Down Payment: The Do’s and The Don’ts2019-04-29T17:40:30-08:00

‘Know Your Strengths’: Leadership Lessons From A Real Estate Entrepreneur

2019-02-17T18:29:44-08:00

Written by Jill Griffin Diane M. Ramirez, chairman and CEO of Halstead, is known for her passion and devotion to the residential real estate industry. She is a 35-year veteran who started her career in Palm Beach, Florida where she worked as an agent for a number of years before returning to her hometown—New York [...]

‘Know Your Strengths’: Leadership Lessons From A Real Estate Entrepreneur2019-02-17T18:29:44-08:00