Monthly Archives: May 2020

Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Week 22 – How Do You Define Financial Safety?

No ones likes to consider the worst when it comes to their finances, but it’s good to be prepared for anything. As the old saying goes, “Prepare for the worst, but hope for the best”. At Sierra Pacific Mortgage, it’s … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Paying for College (Part 1 of 2)

Dear Borrow Smart Family, in the US, getting a college education can be prohibitively expensive. A 2019 study conducted by the US department of education found that For the 2016–17 academic year, annual current dollar prices for undergraduate tuition, fees, … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: How to Budget on a Variable Income (And Not Lose Your Mind!)

Dear Borrow Smart Family, We all have a lot of competing financial responsibilities. Sometimes, it can feel like too many – especially if your income varies because of self-employment, a commission-based salary, or reliance on arbitrary bonuses. But have no … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Check in on your Goals!

“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” – Bill Copeland Think back to the beginning of 2020 – did you you set some financial … Continue reading

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