It only takes one person

April 23, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Have you ever had one of those days when things just didn’t go as planned?  I like to plan.  I like to wake up in the morning and know what’s coming.  I like to know what the day has in store for me.  Unfortunately things don’t always go as planned.  It only […]

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A step by step guide to buying a home

April 21, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Are you thinking of buying a house? We are here to help. Our friends at Rate Supermarket are back to help you buy a home with a step by step guide of everything you need to know. Step 1 – Seek out a mortgage broker / compare the market Start by exploring […]

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Weekly Roundup: Easter, Lent and Spring

April 18, 2014

Good morning Dinks, happy Friday and happy Easter.  In just two days people all over the world can once again indulge in the vices that they gave up for Lent. This year I decided not to give up anything this year.  Instead I decided to improve upon something – so I gave up swearing.  It […]

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Are you taking full advantage of your credit card?

April 17, 2014

Credit cards can be the frenemy of consumers.  They can be your best friend if you use them wisely but they can also be your worst enemy if you aren’t financially responsible.  Using your credit card for smart purchases every month and paying it off in full saves money on interest payments.  It also helps […]

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All’s Fair In Love And Real Estate: What To Know About Buying a Home With Your Spouse

April 16, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Are you thinking of buying a home this spring? Maybe you are buying a first home with your spouse or maybe you are thinking of upgrading.  Buying a home can be overwhelming and we want to make the process as easy as possible for you.  How can we do that?  By giving […]

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Don’t pay full price for anything

April 14, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As you know I am headed off to New York City in a few days and I can’t wait.  Yesterday I was talking with one of my co-workers and she asked me “How can you afford to travel so much?”  The answer is simple.  I always look for the best deal. I […]

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Weekly Recap: Tax Savings, Passions and TV

April 11, 2014

Good morning Dinks and Happy Friday.  Well it’s the middle of April and it’s still not warm outside.  Is anyone else getting really restless as you wait for the warm weather to arrive?  It seems like spring is taking forever to come this year. As you read this my mother and two of my friends […]

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My Money Meltdown

April 10, 2014

  After yesterday I just want to put my head in the sand.  Have you ever had a bad money day?  Just one of those days when nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, goes right.  Well yesterday I had one of those days and today I just can’t seem to let it go.  So what […]

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Should everyone be planning for retirement?

April 9, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I was chatting with one of my friends yesterday and she was very upset.  Her parents are getting ready to retire and they are going to sell her childhood home.  Unfortunately her parents didn’t save a lot during their working years so they are going to downsize and use the profits from […]

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