Real Estate 101 – Purchase and Finance

Here is the summary version of the important things everyone should know before they purchase a house. […]

Real Estate 101 – Renting vs. Owning

One of the common themes that get kicked around the financial blogosphere is the debate between buying or renting a place to live. […]

Imagine a Life without Debt

Have you ever stopped to calculate how much you pay in interest every month? If you are like most American families, it’s probably at least a $1,000 per month and it could be a lot more. […]

The Benefits of Financial Reform

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law by President Obama today.  Anyone who follows my blog has heard me clamor for years about the need for these types of reforms.  And, although this bill is far from perfect, it is very comprehensive and it addresses most of the critical […]

Over a Million Homes are in Foreclosure

Once again this quarter, the rate of foreclosure starts and the percent of loans in the process of foreclosure are the highest recorded since 1979. […]