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 using HAMP, HARP 2.0 & The Hardest Hit Fund!
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 online tax programs 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”.
Being self-employed makes taxes complicated. Being a location independent digital nomad is even more confusing. This helps clear up some of the confusion.