You get what you pay for. It is a simple saying that holds tons of truth. In some cases the value is more than others, but you get crap when you pay crap.
It sucks when you live up to your commitments while others don’t. This is the story of how my home’s value suffered because of that scenario and all the hoops I jumped through to get help.
Being a homeowner involves much more than just buying a house (or condo). There are so many misconceptions and issues that go undiscussed. I learned many the hard way and I tell you all about them!
I’ve eliminated most of the trappings of “traditional” banking. And you know what? I honestly don’t miss it. Here are the things I hated the most and miss the least about retail banking.
Online advice about money can be a crap-shoot. It’s just like shopping for clothes, actually–what looks good on a screen can look differently or may not fit in real life.
Do your own taxes or pay someone? If you’re on the fence about using a tax program such as TurboTax or TaxSlayer to file your taxes, you should read this. As a tax pro, I give you insights that aren’t found in general program “reviews”.