Regardless of how grand your real estate aspirations are, you will never be able to realize them without the proper financing to back them up. There is no other way around it; financing is the backbone of today’s real estate landscape. Those with access to money will find that things tend to fall into […]
Are you a spender, a saver, or maybe somewhere in between? There are so many different pieces that make up our very dynamic personalities, but have you considered how your personality affects your finances?
Could your outgoing personality cause you to spend more on social events? Or could your even-tempered nature keep you levelheaded and […]
If you’ve dreamed of financial freedom then you probably have a magic number in mind. Let’s entertain this thought for a second.
After you reach that number, what’s next?
You finance savvy folks probably have a foolproof plan to “make your money work for you.”
Continually generate revenue while sipping piña coladas on the Coast of Paradise Island.
That’s the […]
Certain people shouldn’t drink coffee, I’m one of them. But when you have a two and a half decade habit reinforced by cultural tradition, it’s hard to let go of anything for good. Some of my oldest adolescent memories are of having cafe con leche y pan dulce (coffee with milk and Mexican sweet bread) at […]
Sometimes it’s important to step back from personal finance learning, to think about the End Game. Money is not an end in itself. Instead it’s a means to an end: a way to do things, learn information, experience a way of life before unimagined. There’s a limit to what you can earn in a […]
As you’ve probably seen on the news, Greece is in the midst of a debt crisis. While they seem to have salvaged some kind of deal that limits their chances of bankruptcy, what does this mean for the millions of travelers who have booked their trip to this scenic and historic region?
What It Means […]
Affordable travel is possible, but not for beginners. For the past 100 years, human beings have found a way to visit foreign corners of the globe, almost regardless of means or income. The thing is, these people have been very frugal in important situations. Rather than blowing their whole budget on food, lodging, or […]
This could be a long list, but of course, this is a finance site. So we’re talking about money. Being an adult has lots of ramifications. If you are in your second, third, fourth, fifth, (or more) decade of life, you’ve had the opportunity to do and try a lot of things. Maybe you […]
College can be a difficult time for anyone to keep a stable financial base while investing the time and effort needed to succeed in a rigorous academic environment. Fortunately, however, there are a few ways to help you save money, whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, and will allow you to exit your […]
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I’ve been asked this question so many times, and there isn’t actually a definitive answer.
It’s rather like telling you what is the best cheese. There is really no answer to the question. We all have different tastes, and we, therefore, all like different cheeses. (Some people don’t like […]