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10 Easy Tips To Save Money On Your Home Heating Bills

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

With energy costs higher than they have ever been in recent history, it pays to find ways to reduce your home heating costs. I put together some tips that are easy, cost effective and will all add up to reduce your home heating bills by a significant amount! You dont need to be Bob Villa either...

9 Places You Can Save Money For Your Family

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Most families are spending more and more money every year (and not just because the cost of living rose) while also saving less and less. One reason is that few household managers spend much time reviewing expenses and expenditures to find ways they can save money...

American Dream Down Payment Initiative

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

It is no secret that one of the things that keep the middle class going in our country is home ownership. One program is making the dream come true for more and more people. American Dream Down Payment Initiative On December 16th, 2003, the American Dream Down Payment Initiative was signed into law...

An Overview of a Quit Claim Deed

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

The deed to a property is a legal document that establishes ownership. There are different types of deeds. Here is an overview of a quit claim deed. An Overview of a Quit Claim Deed Quit claim deeds are a form of deed used in the transfer or sale of property when a grantor, a person who owns an interest in the property, is essentially allowing the transfer of that property to another person...

An Overview of the Escrow Account

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Whether buying or selling real estate, you will inevitably deal with an escrow account. If you are not familiar with an escrow account, here is an overview. An Overview of the Escrow Account A real estate transaction is a high dollar transaction...

Bad Credit History? Need A Mortgage?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Imagine this. You see that beautiful bungalow while driving past the marina. Your heart asks you to get out of the car, pay a visit to the seller and buy the house immediately. But then you realize that your wallet is not as fat as you would expect It to be...

Can You Really Retire in Thailand On $500 Per Month?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

When many people retire, they just stop working and continue to live where they currently are. This is not for me. I live in Hawaii and have been here for 23 years and love the islands, but I dont want to retire here...

Donating To Charity On A Budget

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

I always feel guilty that I can't give to charity more than I do. But, honestly, my budget is trimmed down to the bare minimums and our income just meets those obligations with pennies to spare. Still, I feel that I should be giving something...

Final Walk-Through - The Value of Your Contract

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

A walk-through is an important step in a real estate transaction. To get the most out of it, make sure you understand the terms of the purchase contract. Check Things the Contract Specifies When you signed the contact to purchase your new home, certain elements and characteristics were specified...



Financial Budgeting, Income, Costs and Hints (Part 3 of 5)

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Part 3 is: Start Saving! So you are loaded down with bills to pay each month and are wondering how you can begin a savings account for emergencies and other high-expense endeavors. In other words, where can you find that extra cash to put away for later? Firstly, when configuring your budge, plan for your savings first...

Financial Readiness: How Prepared Are You?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Home is where most people feel safe and comfortable. But sometimes say, when a hurricane, flood, tornado, wildfire, or other disaster strikes its safest to pack up and go to another location. When it comes to preparing for situations like weather emergencies, financial readiness is as important as a flashlight with fully charged batteries...

First Time Buyers - Working Your Way Up The Property Ladder

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Youve moved in, youre paying your mortgage; youre ready to finally breathe outCongratulations! You are now a homeowner, and should be enjoying the change. Now youre firmly on the property ladder, you can start to make the most of your new status...

First Time Buyers Beware

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Although its a big undertaking, buying your own home is one of the wisest moves you can make. Rather than pouring money away on rent, you will effectively be investing in your property with every mortgage payment...

For your Information (FYI) - Bankruptcy

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

People view bankruptcy as a wake up call and well they should because that means they hit the bottom of the barrel and are now scratching the bottom - for more cash! If you believe misery loves company, be secure in the knowledge that there are at least 1...

Getting Down Payment Help From The Government

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

A large hurdle you must overcome to purchase a house is the down payment. Fortunately, you can get down payment help from the government for your dream home. Getting Down Payment Help From The Government When it comes to buying a house, the government can actually help...

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