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If you are saving up a 5% down payment for a CONV loan. The new rule is 3%, ONLY 3%!
If you are looking to do FHA loan, the required mortgage insurance rates have DROPPED a .5%! 101 more words

Real Estate

Week 3

Monday 19th – Sunday 25th January total spend:
£67.85 (+£7.85 over budget)

Monday: £0

Tuesday: theatre (£15), tea while working at Leon (£1.65), groceries (£13.75) 132 more words


Adventures in Personal Finance

401(K) 2013 / Foter / CC BY-SA

YAY! I got my first job! Now, what the heck do I do with my money?

It was September of 2006 and I had just received my first paycheck from my first real job as a Research Associate at a small biotech company. 1,010 more words


No Outfit Repeat (Week 17): Favorite of the Week

Folks, we made it another week in No Outfit Repeat. As you can tell, there is a lot of red and black in my outfits this week. 71 more words

Personal Growth

Happy Accidents

Sunday morning means one thing in our house – church. And when you have three children to get ready, five people to cook breakfast for and two hours to get to church on time, it can be… a challenge. 444 more words


What the hell are we doing?

We have decided to stop the cycle of insurmountable debt that many of our generation are experiencing.  As a married couple who enjoy going out to eat, seeing movies, buying books, going out with friends, and numerous other consumer like things, we have ended up spending thousands.   874 more words


The Wonder of YNAB


You Need a Budget, aka YNAB, is the most important and most impactful program that I have ever bought. It sounds like hyperbole to say that this program has been life-changing, but it is no less than the truth. 2,633 more words