Tag Archives: Creating Wealth

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: 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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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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What is the”Real” Cost of Your Mortgage?

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Liquidity versus Home Equity

When learning how to apply financial planning concepts to the world of real estate and mortgages, there can be a bit of a learning curve.  But once grasped, a homeowner can feel extremely empowered and confident in the decisions they … Continue reading

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Kids and Money: What is Your Child’s Financial Personality Type?

Is your child a saver or a spender?  One of our most important missions as a company is to help our clients improve their financial literacy.  By helping you make smarter decisions with your money, even beyond the mortgage, we get … Continue reading

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A Quiz to Help You Make SMART Borrowing Decisions

Making the right borrowing decisions when it comes to getting a new mortgage is critical.  As we teach every day when meeting with homeowners and new home buyers, how you handle the financing of your home impacts virtually every other … Continue reading

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The House versus Home Conversation

One of our favorite discussions to have with new clients is what we call “House versus Home”. It goes like this: “When you hear the word ‘home’, what words comes to mind?” Clients typically pause for a minute before beginning … Continue reading

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