Home & Mortgages
30 Habits to break before you get to 30
1. Putting rent on a credit card and not paying it off at the end of the month. 2. Assuming that you’re too young (or too old!) to start investing for the future. 3. Constantly using credit and finance instead … Continue reading
Buying v.s. Renting: Which Is Better For You?
There was a time in the not too distant past when we all thought that owning a home was the key to getting ahead in life and being financially secure. Everyone from young couples to driven singles were saving money … Continue reading
10 Quickest & Smartest Debt Management Tips
Shakespeare did not live in the age of the plastic cards so he could say “Neither a borrower nor a lender be,”. In recent times how many people have ready cash in hand to buy a house, car or even … Continue reading
How Much to Save Before Buying Your First House
Buying a house is an important milestone, but it can also be a frightening experience. The fear of not having enough money to complete the purchase or of running into trouble after the mortgage is in process can be enough … Continue reading
Do You Need Renter’s Insurance?
You may be wondering whether or not you need renters insurance because you may be thinking that surely the owner of the property has property insurance. The truth is that their insurance only covers the property itself, and any liability … Continue reading
Welcome the Birth of the Insurance Consultant!
The payment of commissions to life insurance salesmen in Australia will end in 2013. This is part of the reforms that are to take effect in the Australian insurance industry. The ban on commissions will also extend to bonuses for sales … Continue reading
How Much Does it Cost to Be a Stay-at-Home Mum?
Mothers everywhere have at one time or another toyed with the idea of staying at home to raise the kids. Some jump right in deciding that no amount of money can make up for the experience of being able to … Continue reading
Tips on Getting Your First Time Home Mortgage
Buying your first home is a time of excitement. As you shop around for your new home, you will certainly find that there are many to choose from. Buying a first home requires that you take your time and learn … Continue reading
Reverse Mortgages Make a Solid Retirement Option
Reverse mortgages have been gaining in popularity since about 1988, and many seniors have found them to be an excellent tool to meet their retirement needs. Although they are not for everyone, it may be the instrument you need to … Continue reading