Buying a home—or more than one—is a key component of the American dream. Most first-time home buyers will go to the bank and take out a mortgage without considering how much money they have available to invest in real estate first. Let’s take a closer look at what you need to consider.

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The argument about whether you should rent or buy a primary residence is raging online. Here is my argument for why you shouldn’t be adamantly against renting where you live. That said—and before you bite my head off!—I think you should also consider buying elsewhere!


The 10 Best Places to Buy a Beach House in 2019

Tourists are sure to flock to the coasts in search of sun and sand this summer. Considering investing in a beach house? There are many great beach towns to choose from in the U.S., but some markets will provide a better return on your investment if you plan to use the home as a short-term rental. Here are the top 10.


3 Steps to Design & Print Your Own Custom Planner for Under $10

Tired of planners that promise productivity and organization, but turn out to be similar versions of the same old thing? Everyone works differently—so why shouldn’t your planner be unique like you? Turns out you can make a fancy custom planner much more easily and cheaply than you might think! Here’s how.