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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Spend Less, So You Can Save More

Dear Borrow Smart Family, Is it me, or does the word “budgeting” sound like something Jabba the Hut burped out? I know, I know; budgeting can seem tedious, and it can take some time to figure out. However, there are … 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: 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: 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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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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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 Story of the Magic Penny

If you had the choice between taking $3,000,000 in cold hard cash right  now, or a single penny that doubles in value every single day for 31 days, which would you choose? If you’ve heard this story before, you already know that … Continue reading

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