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The FHA 203(k) Loan: Exclusively for Home Repairs

June 17, 2017

Whether you’re looking to purchase a house that needs some TLC, the FHA 203(k) loan might be the answer to your financing woes. Before you even begin drafting blueprints, however, learn what the FHA 203(k) loan is all about. Demystifying […]

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Make a Move Before You Hit Rock Bottom

May 18, 2017

Facing a financial rock bottom situation does not only put a strain on your pocket; it does so as well on your mental and emotional stability. In many cases, such a situation may also bring about physical manifestations, affecting one’s […]

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HARP Loan Application: Preparation Tips

May 17, 2017

HARP, or the Home Affordable Refinance Program offers borrowers the ability to refinance their homes without worrying about private mortgage insurance (PMI), high closing fees and costs, and even a home appraisal. To increase your chances of securing a HARP […]

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What to Expect When Your Child Enrolls in High School

April 18, 2017

As parents, one of the important things to remember about school is that requirements and challenges can vary significantly. It is, therefore, your obligation to set the right expectations as your children move up in grade levels to help them […]

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For-Profit Skateparks: A Good Business Venture?

February 19, 2017

Skateboarding, although long enjoyed by a small group of enthusiasts, is fast becoming part of mainstream culture in America. In fact, the number of skateboarders has risen steadily since the 1970s. As of 2009, the Public Skatepark Development Guide reported […]

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Strong NZ Dollar Means More Spending Power for Kiwis

February 17, 2017

New Zealand’s strong currency will allow more Kiwis to have a higher spending power when they travel overseas to Australia, the U.K. and other countries. If you’re planning to spend a vacation abroad, now seems to be the right time to […]

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Bankruptcy and Marriage: To File Jointly or Separately?

February 17, 2017

If you’re married and are considering filing for bankruptcy, you would have to decide if you want to file jointly (you and your spouse file together) or separately (only one of you would file for bankruptcy). This decision is crucial […]

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Putting Create Back in Creativity: Making Better Ads

February 9, 2017

“Too much of our advertising is unwanted, uninteresting, uninspiring, and therefore ineffective.” This is what P&G’s chief brand officer, Marc Pritchard had stated in last year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. His statement rings true with what has been […]