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How to Get a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

How to Get a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

There’s no debating the fact that being self-employed offers quite a few benefits you just don’t get with a conventional job.

You don’t have that pesky boss looking over your shoulder all the time, you get to make your own decisions about the direction of the business, and if you work from home you don’t even have a commute.

Of course, there are always negatives to balance things out, and with self-employment getting a mortgage is often one of them.

However, just because you’re self-employed doesn’t mean you’ll never be able to get a mortgage.

It just means the rules are a little different…

How to Set Up Your Own Home Inspection Business

How to Set Up Your Own Home Inspection Business

The Real Estate sector may have suffered greatly due to recession.

But that’s all in the past.

Now that the economy is stable, many are now looking forward to investing in a new home.

This is why now is the time to consider working for the real estate and construction industry.

Not an engineer or architect? No worries!

You can still make money in this market by setting up your home inspection business. Want to know how to do this? Read the steps below…

How to Pay Off Your Debt: The Debt Snowball Vs. The Debt Avalanche

How to Pay Off Your Debt: The Debt Snowball Vs. The Debt Avalanche

​If you want to be debt free, you need a strategy. A method.

The average US household has ​$54,000 in credit card debt.

You need a plan. You really do.

The good news is that you have more than one option.

There are several ways to get out of debt, but the two most used ways are called the debt snowball and the debt avalanche.

Let’s look at the differences and see what works best for you…

How to Make a Budget With Your Spouse

How to Make a Budget With Your Spouse

“Hey honey, I want a motorcycle.”

“But I want a kitchen remodel.”

“Umm, but I want a motorcycle.”

SWEETIE. WE CAN’T DO BOTH

He wants the motorcycle. She wants the kitchen remodel. How to decide?

When you and your spouse talk about money, there’s potential for arguments disagreements, value clashes, and colorful conversation (to put it lightly).

This step-by-step guide will help you two figure out how to make a budget work for your life together.

How to Build a Rock Solid Retirement Portfolio

How to Build a Rock Solid Retirement Portfolio

A little diversity here, a little security there.

There are several components to a well rounded retirement portfolio.

You shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket, but you don’t need a whole bunch of baskets.

It’s all about balance.

There are all kinds of ways to create a great portfolio, but you have to start with a solid foundation.

An IRA is a great foundation for retirement, whether it’s in addition to your company retirement account or on it’s own. Let’s look at 3 parts to a great IRA…

5 Reasons You’re Broke and How to Fix It

5 Reasons You’re Broke and How to Fix It

There is a difference between being broke and being poor.

Broke is a temporary states of finances.

Poor is a mindset.

Before you go on, promise me you will never refer to yourself as poor again. Even if you feel like you are.

You may be broke, but you’re not poor.

Here is why you may be broke and how to stop it…

How to Determine the Size of a Company You Invest In

How to Determine the Size of a Company You Invest In

What makes a company a large cap or a small cap?

What the heck is a “blue chip” stock?

It’s important to know the difference if you’re interested in the Stock Market.

There are ways to organize all sizes of companies into different titles, though it’s not an exact science.

These titles are given for a reason. So that you can easily determine the size of different companies.

So let’s get into what the different sizes are and what it all means…

How to Improve Your Credit Score (No Matter What It Is Now)

How to Improve Your Credit Score (No Matter What It Is Now)

A credit score is like your in-laws.

Some are really great. Some are not so great. And some people like to pretend they don’t exist.

Well, they do exist (your credit score that is…and probably your in-laws too) and whether you have a great credit score or a poor one, there is always room for improvement.

You can always do better.

Here are some tips for improving your credit score, no matter how good or bad it is…

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