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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Your Choices with Money

Dear Borrow Smart Family, How do we discipline ourselves to spend money wisely? As an everyday mortgage professional, I help people acquire the largest asset they have – a home. To help borrow the most amount of money they’ve ever … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Prioritizing Your Cash Flow

Dear Borrow Smart Family, Managing your bills can be a juggling act. While ideally we pay everything off and save to our heart’s content, reality shows us that income waxes and wanes over time. A foundational piece of advice that … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Paying for College (Part 3 of 3)

Dear Borrow Smart Family, Happy Monday! Today I wrap up Part 3 of a three-part series, that I created for you to help your children afford a college education. Saving for college is not for the faint of heart, ladies … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Paying for College (Part 2 of 3)

Dear Borrow Smart Family, Happy Monday! A few weeks ago I shared with you Part 1 of Paying for a College Education; see my previous post here. We know that tuition costs can be prohibitively high; they have risen roughly … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Week 23 – Three Steps to Creating the Financial Future You Want

Dear Borrow Smart Family, Happy Monday! I hope the sun is shining down on you. I wanted to share something below that I created for you. Mortgages, Money and Life is my 52-week lesson book, that guides the reader each … 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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The 3 Reasons Budgets Fail (and How to Help Your Children Succeed)

Each month we will continue to dedicate an article to helping parents raise financially responsible children.  Here are links to some previous posts: ; Kids & Money – FAQ  and Kids & Money – What is Your Child’s Financial Personality Type … Continue reading

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