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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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BSRS: Vision, Habits + Goal-Setting

Dear BSRS Family, Living in the moment can be exciting, but can you blame me for wanting a secure, enviable future for you? In my below video, I outline the importance of creating short and long-term financial goals, even in … Continue reading

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BSRS: Diversification

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Financial Literacy: Safety, Liquidity and Return

Financial Literacy: Considering Safety, Liquidity and Return in the current market during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading

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How to Grow your Wealth in Real Estate

Mortgages, Money & Life is 52 lessons on a new way of looking at owning a home, creating wealth, and making smarter decisions with your money. Here is lesson #44: How to Grow your Wealth in Real Estate Most people … Continue reading

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Mortgages, Money & Life Lesson #14 – Stress and How to Overcome It

Mortgages, Money and Life is 52 lessons on a new way of looking at owning a home, creating wealth, and making smarter decisions with your money. Here is lesson #14: Stress and How to Overcome It   Most people don’t … Continue reading

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Mortgages, Money & Life Lesson #33 – Debt: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Mortgages, Money and Life is 52 lessons on a new way of looking at owning a home, creating wealth, and making smarter decisions with your money. Here is lesson #33: Debt: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly  

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