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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: How much money should I keep in a savings account for emergencies?

Question: Hi Trevor! How much money should I keep in a savings account for emergencies? Answer:  Many financial professionals suggest that you put away three to six months’ worth of living expenses for emergencies. We actually call these funds “Cash Reserves,” … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: The Story of the Magic Penny

Dear Borrow Smart Family, 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 … Continue reading

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Pole Pole! A Lesson from Climbing Kilimanjaro

*Repost from November, 2016 Having just gotten back from climbing the highest mountain in all of Africa, I can say that the journey on Mt. Kilimanjaro taught me many lessons. What was the most important one? Set crazy, big goals … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Manage Your Energy FIRST

Dear Borrow Smart Family, I’ve been doing some studying on emotional energy.  Your thinking.  Your feeling. Your vibe, so to speak.  (Which comes from ‘energy vibrations’.)  And how all this impacts our ability to lead our families, build at work, and have the … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Four Reasons You Might Want to Consider Refinancing

Dear Borrow Smart Family, Owning a home and building equity opens up many opportunities. As a homeowner, there will be times you wonder if refinancing your mortgage makes sense. Rightly so, as there are quite a few reasons getting a … Continue reading

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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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