We’ve all been there before. It’s a Saturday night. You told your friends you were going to bed but instead you’re up watching HGTV. There are dozens of television programs showing dilapidated homes on death row but then they're magically changed into a dream home. You think “I can totally do that!” or “Wow, that’s easier than I expected.” You know what, you probably can! But let’s go through a … [Read more...] about Should I Invest in a Fixer Upper?
A property is one of the biggest things we can earn a lot of money from. There is no surprise considering it can be the biggest purchase we make in our lifetime. However, some people seem to strike lucky more than others when it comes to property. But how do they do that? I am here to divulge some of those tips and explain how you can make more money out of property in the future. Maximise … [Read more...] about Make Money Out Of Property With These Simple Tips
Investing is an exciting, yet challenging world. They say that famous singer Barbara Streisand likes to dabble in day trading when she has the time – that’s the buying and selling of very volatile stocks in a single day and is essentially a type of gambling generally reserved for the wealthy. But you don’t have to be a rich celebrity to invest your money and make a nice return. For a young … [Read more...] about Top small range investment ideas in 2016
If you are in your early twenties, you might be leaving university and looking for your first proper home. Many people try to jump straight into the purchase of property if they have the parents to back them. This might not seem like a bad idea at first. But, experts and analysts agree young couples and individuals are going to have an easier time renting property. Why is this? First, we have … [Read more...] about Important Things to Consider When Renting Your First Property
Millennials are throwing financial companies for a loop when it comes to investing. Recent reports show that millennials have a general mistrust of the stock market and hold over 40 percent of their assets in cash. A recent episode of Farnoosh Torabi’s So Money Podcast also touched upon how the real estate industry (one that is heavy into investing) isn’t seeing the millennial buyers coming in. … [Read more...] about How To Invest When You Feel Strapped For Cash
Owning a home is a dream for many people. It gives you a sense of security that you can't always get when you rent your home. However, it's not easy for everyone to buy a property. Most people need a mortgage to purchase a home, which means they need someone willing to give them one. Getting lenders to trust you enough can be much harder than you might think. They don't want to lend money … [Read more...] about Struggling to Get a Mortgage? Try These Tips
Before I jump into this topic, I want to start by saying I am not a finance expert by any means. I am an avid learner, and I love learning about money and wealth especially when it comes to being wealthy in your 20s. I have read many books, blog articles, and have spoken with many specialists about my finances to figure out what the heck I should be doing with them. Today I want to share 21 of … [Read more...] about 21 Ways to be Wealthy in Your 20s
The world of insurance is confusing. I mean, no one taught us about this stuff in school! How are we supposed to know what the benefits of insurance are, which ones we need, and which ones we want? Since I’m in my third year of college, I figured it was time to learn about insurance on my own. I’m going to need to know this information sooner rather than later. I figured I could use a head … [Read more...] about Do You Really Need Insurance for Everything?
Living in an apartment is not at all easy! Their monthly expenses drain a large part of your monthly salary, and moreover, you’ve got utility bills and other things, such as grocery shopping, as well. Not only it is important to take care of the things you need by the end of every month, but if you find out the ways to manage your monthly expenses, you can make your apartment experience more … [Read more...] about Ways to save money on your apartment!
Although some prefer not to, many people dream of owning a home. It gives you more security than renting somewhere, and can be better value too. Although moving home can be a hassle if you're selling one and buying another at the same time, there are lots of benefits. As long as you keep up with your mortgage payments, you won't be asked to leave. And when you've paid it off, you'll have a great … [Read more...] about Get on the Property Ladder with These Helpful Hints
Last year my boyfriend Chris and I became part of the home-owners club. We were so ecstatic after signing all the paperwork that we headed straight over to our new home and took a selfie. We love being homeowners and despite all the work that goes into buying a home, we are so happy we did it. However, before we started this process we had no idea how much work it would take, what questions to … [Read more...] about 6 Tips for Buying Your First Home: What You Need to Know Financially