Important Financial Factors Related to Short-Term Rental Properties

If you are like many people, you may be interested in turning your property into a short-term rental. While this is a great way to add another income stream, there are certain things you need to understand, first. While there are several third-party rental vacation booking sites to use, such as Rentbelly that make the process easy, don’t jump in without being informed. While running a short-term...
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Taking Out a Second Mortgage: What You Need to Know

  So, you have finally purchased your new home. With it comes the responsibility of paying off the mortgage every month. Suddenly, you find out your new home is in need of serious repairs that requires serious cash. After considering all the available options, you realize the best bet is to get a second mortgage on your home. A second mortgage is a loan that you take out against the value of...
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Tips to Increasing Your Home’s Value for Appraisal

It’s always a good idea to raise your home’s value. The benefits are tremendous to begin with. For one, you will be able to reduce your risk profile, thereby making it possible for you to access new loans. You will also be able to sell your home at a higher price in case of situations where putting your home up for sale on the property market is necessary. Still, your home needs to undergo a property...
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P2P lending as a method of sourcing alternative finance

What is P2P lending? Peer-to-peer (or P2P) lending is a form of direct lending or ‘social lending’ that takes place online between individuals who want to invest or borrow money. P2P platforms allow individuals to borrow and lend from each other without the need for an intermediary such a bank or credit union. Unlike a traditional bank, a P2P platform has none of the expenses of a brick and mortar...
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Five Proven Ways To Build Financial Security For Your Future

  When you’re young, the future seems too far away to consider. However, a financial setback or making life plans can cause you to reconsider the importance of financial security, for your own needs as well as to protect family and loved ones. From considering your pension to buying life insurance over 40 years old, there are lots of ways that you can build financial security for your future...
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May the 4th Be With You: Star Wars Day Swag

It began as the punniest holiday ever but quickly grew into an earnest (if somewhat random) celebration of the long-running (and still... more →
People count the money to buy a house in future success.

Avoiding Mortgage Scams: Don’t Fall for Unreasonable Promises

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That’s sound advice for almost all aspects of life, including the search for... more →
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How To Get a Month of Free Food: 9 Meal Kit Companies Offering Discounts to New Customers

Play your cards right and you might be able to line up a month’s worth of free meals if you were to try out all nine of the meal... more →
Generate extra cashflow -- here are 97 ways.

96 Awesome Ways to Generate Extra Cashflow

Who doesn’t want more money nowadays? We’ve got you covered on that front. Here comes a long list of different ideas on... more →
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Valentine’s Day Crafts Are Romantic Rescue from Crazy Inflation

Fall for the hype this week and you’re out an average of $143.56 for Valentine’s Day. Crafts and other do-it-yourself tactics... more →

Ultimate Guide to Bitcoin — FREE Ebook!

Have we got something for you: a free ebook about bitcoin! more →
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Why You Need To Get a Flu Vaccine Right Now

Flu vaccines aren’t just for the elderly  anymore. Here are 25 reasons you should go get vaccinated. more →
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Acquire the Trait All Financially Successful People Have

Financially successful people tend to all have a lot of self-discipline. Improving your discipline in one area of your life often spills... more →

What’s the Best Free Recipe App?

The Apple Store and Google Play together offer more digital cookbooks than you probably have room for on your mobile device. So which... more →
New tax law might slow down housing market.

What Will the New Tax Law Do to the Housing Market?

The new tax law will have a profound impact on the housing market, although in ways that go beyond the deductibility of mortgage interest... more →

4 in 5 Households Will Get a Tax Cut in 2018

Four out of five U.S. households will get a tax cut as a result of the legislation that President Donald Trump signed into law today. more →
Will bitcoin reach $100,000?

When Will Bitcoin Reach $100,000?

Bitcoin has accelerated its pace of appreciation in recent months, and if the current levels between $15,000 and $19,000 make you itch... more →
The Dow Jones topped 24,000 -- now what?

The Dow Jones Crossed the 24,000 Threshold. Now What?

Stocks appear to be increasing in volatility, yet the markets closed on Monday, December 4 with the Dow Jones Industrial Average is... more →
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Should You Get a Peer-to-Peer Mortgage?

If you can’t get approved for a home loan from a bank, you might want to look into applying for a peer-to-peer mortgage. more →
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4 Things To Know Before You Donate an Investment

While donations of any kind are appreciated, gifting investments benefits both the giver and the receiver. Here are four key things... more →
Are you wondering: What's the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

What’s the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if gains in the stock market could actually reduce U.S. government indebtedness? If that were true,... more →
10 Reasons Why 'The Donald', I Am Not!

10 Reasons Why ‘The Donald’, I Am Not!

Being the small time real estate investor I am, I have to admit, one of the people I find rather interesting in the investing business... more →