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Should you own your home?

There’s a fascinating debate that did the rounds a little while ago asking this question: is your house an asset or not? In other words, is it worth owning your house at all, or are your better off renting? 946 more words


Building up your Credit Rating

Some of these tips may be common sense, but you would be surprised at how many files come across my desk where just a few simple steps could have significantly improved the client’s credit score. 601 more words


Summer Lane Closures and Investment Assumptions

Written by Robert Pool, MSFS, CFP of Fort Vancouver Investment Management July 29, 2014

Anyone who lives in the Pacific Northwest knows what summer means: A bounty of orange, “Merge Left” signs along our potholed roads. 524 more words

Financial Planning

July payment: PUENTE Movement

For July, we have decided to support the PUENTE Movement with $1,000 as they buy their first home — a church located six blocks from the Arizona state legislature in Phoenix. 268 more words


June payment: Delancey Street Foundation

For our first monthly philanthropy payment, we decided to start very close to home. The Delancey Street Foundation has a location in New Mexico, which is 40 minutes away from where we live. 254 more words


Beginning With An End in Mind

Clichés aside, in any endeavour, it is of utmost importance to determine the final destination ahead of beginning. When pulling out of one’s home in a motor vehicle, it is said that to make optimal usage of petrol, the driver should carefully plot their route ahead of getting in the car. 705 more words