The city lifestyle is a busy one that has no brakes. If you live and work in a bustling location, then you’re living life in the fast lane. There’s always a sense of immediacy when you live in a city; you can get fast food delivered to your home in under 30 minutes, your online deliveries come within just one or two days, and you have access to a vast network of public and private transportation … [Read more...] about Is Your Dream Home Away From the City?
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Generation Y has a nasty recession-based hangover, and it’s left us stuck between a rock and hard place. For the first time in over a century, more 18 to 34 year olds are living at home with their parents versus any other living arrangement. Consequently, the number of 18 to 34 year olds who own a home has shriveled to a 30-year low. Real estate experts have been waiting rather impatiently for … [Read more...] about 3 Things Millennials Need to Know About Buying a Home
Car ownership is a pricey thing, from buying a car to selling it. It costs money and like everything, the car has a timeline. From the beginning of when you or your family purchases a new car, to maintaining the car in between, and then to it’s eventual sale, there are a number of stages to car ownership and all are costly. Your job as the car owner or joint-owner is to keep the car running and to … [Read more...] about The Financial Side of Car Ownership
Everyone has a time in their life where they need to make a big purchase but don’t have enough money. So, we save up and hope that we can afford a down payment on that new house, or that new car we’ve always wanted, or a new washing machine! Bearing that in mind, here are three easy ways to save for a big purchase: 1. Lower All Of Your Utility Bills When you’re trying to save money, your … [Read more...] about 3 Easy Ways To Save For A Big Purchase
No one knows what’s coming around the corner. We wish that all of life’s little surprises were but a happy footnote in an otherwise secure existence. But that’s just not always the case. Sometimes one of those hard turns isn’t only emotionally difficult, but a financial liability as well. We all live with risks to our finances that we might not necessarily be able to stop. What we can do, however, … [Read more...] about Expect The Unexpected With Your Finances
While most of us still have parents who are in their prime, there are a few of us who have parents in their 60’s and even 70’s. After all, with couples waiting till later in life to have kids, it’s making it a common reality that their children, who are young adults, are now having to deal with them in their senior years. But when you are a graduate trying to find your place in the world, it can … [Read more...] about How to Deal With Senior Parents When You Are In Your 20’s