About five years ago I moved from the ranks of being a renter to that of being a homeowner. Now, not a week goes by that I don’t receive some type of offer through the mail encouraging me to refinance my mortgage, open a home equity line of credit (HELOC), or … Read The Full Post
No one likes to think about the consequences of death and its affects on those that we leave behind. It is however an indisputable fact that sooner or later we will all shuffle off our mortal coils, often without warning. When that time comes a life insurance policy will ensure the … Read The Full Post
Own residential rental properties?. This article discusses how income from those properties impacts your taxes.
What Constitutes Revenue?.Generally, rental income is defined as any revenue you receive from the occupancy or use of residential property. Rent, obviously, is included in that revenue. Many owners are surprised to learn revenue also includes … Read The Full Post
Introduction. There are a number of different financial procedures available to a person in today’s modern financial world and one of the most important and interesting things about that is that the person that is aware of and uses all of the tools available to them is ultimately the person that … Read The Full Post
Ask any hundred people whether they’re interested in increasing their wealth, and all 100 of them will say yes. But ask them if they’re ‘serious’ about it, about half will shrug. Heck, most people aren’t even ‘serious’ about their health, let alone their wealth, but it’s those people who are truly … Read The Full Post
Getting started with used cars does not require a mortgage or a student loan, but it is not free either. Buying used cars costs money. That is why it is extremely important to know all the possible factors that might lead the buyer into buying a used car that is suspect.… Read The Full Post
The average man in the street assumes that Life Insurance and Life Assurance are names for the same form of insurance. How wrong they are! But don’t hang your head in shame, many financial commentators get it wrong too! Life Insurance and Life Assurance perform different financial roles and are poles … Read The Full Post
According to the Nationwide Building Society, the UK housing market has made a “strong start” in 2006, with the biggest rise in house prices for 18 months, rising by 1.4% in January. This was seen by the Nationwide as part of a “strengthening trend” since October, with confidence returning to the … Read The Full Post
After a bankruptcy is discharged, many lenders will offer you a home loan. In most cases, these lenders do not require new lines of credit or a high credit rating. Buying a home with good or fair credit has its advantages. These individuals likely obtain better mortgage rates and qualify for … Read The Full Post
With the real estate market slowing, many potential homeowners and investors are worrying that they missed the boat. But it’s not too late.
According to David Bach, author of the best-selling “The Automatic Millionaire Homeowner: A Powerful Plan to Finish Rich in Real Estate,” buying a home is still a wise … Read The Full Post