Posts Tagged ‘money’

Sinking Fund Part 2

Nuts and bolts meaning the basics of a sinking fund.

Reading Time: 6 minutes Your Sinking Fund Nuts and Bolts… ….so you don’t get screwed up.  Sorry for the bad pun. My first installment was more the “why”, and this will be the “how”. If you haven’t read that first one, do it now or this one won’t make much sense to you. Here’s the last article on the…

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Should I borrow against my 401k

Person trying to determine if they should borrow from their 401k

Reading Time: 3 minutes Should I borrow against my 401k   Should I borrow against my 401k? If you’re strapped for cash, for whatever reason, you may be tempted to take a loan out against your 401(K)?  Everybody tells you that’s the way to go, because you’ll be paying yourself back with interest!!  Woo hooo!!  What a deal, right? Well, no, not…

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Attorney fee’s? | How to come up with them?

Attorney meeting with client

Reading Time: 7 minutes Attorney fee’s: How to come up with them?   How do I come up with the money for attorney’s fees? This is a little longer than my usual blog article, but it’s important.  So sit down and pay attention, please. No matter which side of a separation or divorce you are on, the financial strains…

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Should I give money to a friend or family member?

Having to make a decision on giving money to a friend or family member

Reading Time: 4 minutes How to help without enabling bad behavior. We all know that one person.  It might be a family member….your broke brother-in-law, second cousin, or uncle.  Sometimes it’s even a close family member, like your grown son or daughter, a sibling, or your parents.  Or maybe it’s just a friend or neighbor. They keep asking you…

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Should I refinance my mortgage? How to decide.

Home representing an asset or mortgage

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Should I refinance my mortgage?  How to decide. Too many people make the decision about refinancing their mortgage without actually doing any calculations.  They just see a lower interest rate and assume that if it’s a certain amount lower than their current rate that it must be a good idea to refinance.  Plus there…

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