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Real Estate vs Stock Market – Which is the Best Investment?

Real Estate vs Stock Market – Which is the Best Investment?

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Should I Invest in Real Estate or the Stock Market? By, Soumyadipta Basu Once you are on track with your primary financial goals such as retirement contributions and being debt free, (except for your home mortgage) it’s time to embark on your next journey in the world of personal finance. Next, it’s time to think about about growing your wealth. While there are a few options of doing so, investing in real estate vs stock markets are the both popular and offer high rates of return. Bonus; 6 Retirement Planning Tips for 50 Year Olds For an investor, trying to...

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Your Savings Account Stinks. Here are 5 Places to Keep Your Money Instead

Your Savings Account Stinks. Here are 5 Places to Keep Your Money Instead

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Alternatives to Savings Accounts – Not Under Your Mattress By, Greg Johnson With many banks offering an APY rate of 0.03% or less, using a savings account as a long-term investment option is not your best money move. You won’t be growing rich by watching your account grow in pennies. Bonus; Should I Pay off My Mortgage or Invest in the Stock Market? Don’t fool yourself into thinking that you are keeping your money safe in these risk-free savings accounts either. Stashing your money in a low-interest savings account means you’re just robbing yourself of potential earnings as inflation...

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Join the Down Payment Movement – Get Motivated to Save Up for Your New Home

Join the Down Payment Movement – Get Motivated to Save Up for Your New Home

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Get Inspired to Buy a Home With the Down Payment Movement The Down Payment Movement can help your dream of owning a home become a reality. I’m joining with other financial writers and participating in the Down Payment Movement to help you become a homeowner. Here’s Why You Want to Buy a Home You’ll have a place to call your own! You’ll build up equity in the home so that over the years, as you pay off the mortgage, you’ll own your home outright. You can do whatever you want to your home. You want a girl cave, then...

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Shared Equity and More -Ways to Get Cash Out of Your Home or Help With a Down Payment

Shared Equity and More -Ways to Get Cash Out of Your Home or Help With a Down Payment

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Funding For Your Home – From Traditional Tactics to Shared Equity and Alternative Home Financing  Regardless of where you live, if you don’t have a $50,000, $75,000 or more for a down payment, there are shared equity and other programs to help. And if you want to cash out equity in your home, there are a variety of solutions. Living in the San Francisco area has its pros and cons. Buying a home – definitely a con. Building equity, if you already own your home is a definite pro. In September 2017, the average Bay area home cost $729,000,...

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Unison Review – Down Payment Program for Borrowers and More

Unison Review – Down Payment Program for Borrowers and More

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Unison Review – How Can I Get Help with a Down Payment for a House? Can your parents spare an extra $50,000 or more? Did you win the lottery and have $100,000 sitting in your account? Have you saved up mid-five figures outside of your retirement account? If you answered no to those questions, yet want to buy a home, Unison can help you get into a new home. How to Get a Down Payment for a House Fast – What is Unison? Unison is the answer to “Where to get money for a home down payment? Unison is...

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Why and How to Diversify with Real Estate – REITS + Real Estate Crowdfunding

Why and How to Diversify with Real Estate – REITS + Real Estate Crowdfunding

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Guest columnist, Joseph Hogue, CFA Don’t let the headaches of real estate investing keep you from diversifying your portfolio into one of the best long-term assets. Despite what you might hear on the 3am infomercials, real estate investing is hard work. Barbara explained in an earlier post about why she gave up being a landlord decades ago because of the constant headaches. I can relate. I started buying rental property early in my 20s. I had worked as a commercial real estate agent and wanted in on the cash returns and seemingly endless appreciation that was just getting started...

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