Planning for Home Maintenance

Here is a complete breakdown of all the costs that you will incur as a homeowner for a typical detached single family home. These include replacing the roof, painting the exterior, updating the plumbing, redoing the floors…

Budgeting, Homes and Real Estate

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Planning for Home Maintenance

Planning for Home Maintenance

Here is a complete breakdown of all the costs that you will incur as a homeowner for a typical detached single family home. These include replacing the roof, painting the exterior, updating the plumbing, redoing …

Budgeting, Homes and Real Estate

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2022 Results for CPI, Stocks, Bonds - Calculators Updated

2022 Results for CPI, Stocks, Bonds - Calculators Updated

Our calculators have been updated with 2022 data for CPI, S&P 500, bond, and cash returns.

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12 Tips for First Time Car Buyers

12 Tips for First Time Car Buyers

Many first-time car buyers seek advice from more experienced buyers such as family members or friends. That can lead to mixed results… as not everyone has the same priorities or knowledge of cars.

Personal Finance, Budgeting

Updates to Budget Tracker and Retirement Calculator

Updates to Budget Tracker and Retirement Calculator

Budget Tracker gets copy transaction, ability to rebuild budget from defaults. Retirement Withdrawal Calculator gets new Pension support.

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5 Reasons to Consider a Hire Purchase for Your Business

5 Reasons to Consider a Hire Purchase for Your Business

If you have a comprehensive business plan but lack the finances to acquire high-quality equipment to execute it, opting for a hire purchase / rent-to-own scheme can be a solid solution.

Financial Literacy

15 Best Jobs for Teenagers To Consider While in School

15 Best Jobs for Teenagers To Consider While in School

Many teenagers want to earn money but not fall behind in school. For this reason, it is best for them to do part-time jobs. These jobs can help teenagers gain their first work experience, as …

Personal Finance

5 Tips for Getting the Best Mortgage

5 Tips for Getting the Best Mortgage

When you buy a house, repayment can take up to 30 years. In latin the term mortgage roughly translates to “death pledge”. That's why it's good to shop around for the best mortgage you can …

Homes and Real Estate

10 Types of Home Loans To Know About

10 Types of Home Loans To Know About

Are you in doubt about which mortgage is the best when buying a house? Depending on your situation you might be able to choose between several options. In this article I will outline the 10 …

Homes and Real Estate

Is Bitcoin Still A Great Asset for Investment?

Is Bitcoin Still A Great Asset for Investment?

The cryptocurrency market is very volatile. The price of Bitcoin can change by 20% in a day and even more in an hour. This means you have to be very patient when investing in this …

Personal Finance

Investing - What Works and What Fails

Investing - What Works and What Fails

One way to lose a bunch of money is to invest in just one thing, hoping to make a big profit in a short amount of time. The secret to investing is to spread it …

Financial Literacy, Net Worth

Home Values and Rising Mortgage Rates

Home Values and Rising Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates have gone up over 4% between October 2021 and October 2022. Although nowhere near the peak of 18% in 1981, rates have not been higher since 2002. The housing market is about to …

Homes and Real Estate

US Treasuries for Individual Investors

US Treasuries for Individual Investors

US Treasuries can sometimes offer a better rate of return vs conventional CDs or money market funds. Here is how they work.

Financial Literacy, Net Worth

Bonds vs CDs - Fixed Income Investing
  • September 20, 2022
  • by Angela

Bonds vs CDs - Fixed Income Investing

When it comes to investing in Bonds or CDs there are a few things to consider. Both are fixed income investment vehicles with relatively low risk but there are important differences.

Financial Literacy, Net Worth

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