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Gen Z Wants the American Dream: These 5 Financial Tips May Help Make It a Reality

A new survey from Freddie Mac shows that Generation Z — Americans between the ages of 14 and 23 — are serious about becoming homeowners. They’re also more optimistic about it than their millennial cohorts were at their age. In fact, the majority believe they’ll own a home by the age of 30 — [...]

By |2019-12-09T15:22:01-05:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Financial|Tags: , , , , |

Sell Your Stuff Online With These 12 Websites and Apps

Whether you’re prepping to move, doing some decluttering, or just need to generate a little extra cash, selling your unwanted belongings can help you do it. Fortunately, it’s easier than ever, too.  There’s no stopping by pawn shops or thrift stores, and you don’t need to wheel and deal at flea markets or antique [...]

By |2020-01-21T07:18:47-05:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: DIY|Tags: , |

Our 4 Favorite Printable Monthly Budgeting Worksheets

Managing your money can be difficult. You’ve got bills to pay, income to track, and countless other expenses you need to cover throughout the year, all while saving for retirement (and a rainy day).  Though there are apps and online budget tools and budgeting calculators that can help here, sometimes it’s just best to [...]

By |2020-01-06T01:16:10-05:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Budget, Financial|Tags: , , |

10 of the Best Personal Finance Podcasts

Podcasts are the perfect mix of media. It’s like listening to music and reading a book all at the same time — and the best part? You can enjoy them anytime, anywhere. Blare one on your commute into work, plug one in on your morning run, or listen as you’re cooking dinner, showering, or just [...]

By |2020-01-15T08:03:37-05:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Budget, Education, Financial, Mortgage|Tags: , , , , |

Gen Z: Use These Savings Tips to Buy a Home Sooner

It appears that Generation Zers are looking to fast-track their homeownership goals. According to a recent study, nearly 60% of 18 to 23 year-olds want to buy a home in the next five years. And another 52%? They’ve already started saving up for it. Are you one of these go-get-em Gen Zers with dreams of [...]

By |2019-06-24T17:17:43-04:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Financial, Purchase|Tags: , , , |

These 4 Savings & Budgeting Apps Can Help You Buy a Home

A home isn’t an impulse buy. Unless you’re Jeff Bezos or some sort of lottery winner, purchasing a home takes lots of forethought, planning and, you guessed, saving. Fortunately, technology is here to help make that easier (and more enjoyable). Is buying a home on your radar in the coming months or years? Then [...]

By |2019-10-04T01:26:39-04:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Financial|Tags: , |

How to Set a Renovation Budget

There are two ways to go about setting a renovation budget. The first is to determine how much you can afford to spend. The second is by working backwards from the end result you want to achieve. If you're paying for your home improvement project with your existing cash, you may need to cut [...]

By |2019-09-13T11:34:39-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , |