budgeting: 4 Sites to Boost Your Family's Entertainment Budget Experience Saving in the 21st Century - 10/06/11 11:54 PM
A night out on the town can be expensive, especially if you're taking the whole family. So how can you explore your city without blowing your budget? There are quite a few Web sites out there made to help. Read on to learn about some of the best for your local saving pleasure. LivingSocial.com This site highlights a random daily deal for a local business or retail chain that can be anywhere from 50-90% off. Once you sign up, they will send you an e-mail each day with information on the deal. All you have to do is click "Buy Now" … (1 comments)

budgeting: Bad Credit Home Loans – First Time Homebuyers Guide - 12/29/10 11:13 PM
Having bad credit can really hurt a first time homebuyer when it comes to getting a loan. Paying a mortgage is a huge step when compared to normal consumer debt. This is the reason borrowers record of paying back loans comes under intense scrutiny when they are attempting to get a first time homebuyers loan. Having bad credit can leave the borrower’s efforts dead in the water. Finding Bad Credit Home Loans for a first time homebuyer starts before someone begins to look for a home. If a first time homebuyer is thinking about a Bad Credit Home Loan then they … (1 comments)

budgeting: Ten Tips (in 5 days) for First Time Buyers - Day 1 - 11/05/10 03:11 AM
Are you like most Indians? If so, chances are that you have never bought a home before, i.e., you are a first time buyer. Buying a home is going to be the biggest investment that you will make in your life. No wonder this process is financially and emotionally draining. These tips will help you during your home buying experience.
1. Don't budge from your budget There is too much choice in the real estate market in Delaware – you must understand what is your budget so that you can narrow your search into a manageable process. Otherwise, your real estate … (0 comments)

budgeting: Love and Money - 10/08/10 03:57 AM
Forget politics and religion - these are emotionally-charged issues, but when it comes to relationships, money management is one of the biggest topics of couples' arguments. Money certainly would be a concern if there isn't enough of it to pay the bills, but even couples who are well-off can disagree when it comes to money management.
That's because many arguments about money aren't actually about money; they can be about a difference in perception, values and/or goals, a struggle for power within the relationship, or resistance to change.
Perception and values are formed as we age. They can change as we … (0 comments)

budgeting: Make Your Nest Egg Last - 09/25/10 11:48 PM
As baby boomers near retirement age and the economy continues to struggle it becomes more imperative that you have a savings plan beyond Social Security to carry you through your golden years.
The five years before retiring and the five years after are critical transition periods for investing and financial planning. If you are one of the 41 million boomers who will soon be facing retirement, here are some strategies to consider to make the most of your savings:
Seek professional advice. When you're in your 20s and just beginning to grow your investment portfolio, it's wise to meet with a … (1 comments)

budgeting: How to Budget for Home Maintenance - 09/06/10 01:30 AM
New homeowners oftentimes stretch themselves financially when having to pay the initial costs that come with purchasing a home. While it is important to focus on these preliminary expenses, homeowners must be aware of the financial requirements that come with maintaining the home. Here, Dan Steward, President, Pillar To Post discusses how homeowners can effectively budget for home maintenance.
Enthusiastic new home buyers often stretch financially to cover a home’s initial deposit, closing costs and any cosmetic touchups.
However, buyers frequently focus only on those first costs, overlooking the financial requirements of maintaining the home over time. Providing some guidance to … (1 comments)

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