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Money Crashers Personal Finance Blog, Your Guide to Financial Fitness

  • 15 Creative Ways to Save & Pay for Your Kids’ College Education
    by G. Brian Davis on May 7, 2019 at 4:49 pm

    To say that college costs have skyrocketed is an understatement. After adjusting for inflation, CNBC notes that average tuition for private colleges rose from $15,160 in 1988 to $34,740 in 2018. Both of those figures are in today’s dollars, marking a 129% increase. For public universities, average tuition rose from $3,190 to $9,970 over the […] 15 Creative Ways to Save & Pay for Your Kids’ College Education is a post from Money Crashers. […]

  • Top 10 Most Valuable Types of Collectibles in the World
    by Michael Lewis on May 6, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    The desire to accumulate physical objects seems to be inherent, present in the little girl who collects Barbie dolls or the late-night TV host who keeps 126 classic cars and motorcycles in a specially built garage. For some, the motive to search for and acquire a specific item is the sheer fun of the activity. […] Top 10 Most Valuable Types of Collectibles in the World is a post from Money Crashers. […]

  • 12 Best Hotel Rewards Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison
    by Brian Martucci on May 6, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    Travel rewards credit cards take many different forms. Airline rewards cards offer opportunities to fly for free or on the cheap, reducing the cost of your vacations and business trips. Dining rewards cards reduce the cost of restaurant meals, often a major expense on trips. Many cash back credit cards give you a percentage back […] 12 Best Hotel Rewards Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. […]

  • 3 Best Low APR Interest Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison
    by Brian Martucci on May 6, 2019 at 11:10 am

    Generally, it’s wise to avoid carrying balances on your credit cards. Credit card balances quickly rack up interest charges, eating into your monthly personal budget and hampering your ability to save and invest. Over time, unpaid credit card balances could compel you to enroll in credit counseling, or even cause you to declare bankruptcy. However, […] 3 Best Low APR Interest Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison is a post from Money Crashers. […]

  • 37 Best New Bank Account Promotions & Offers – May 2019
    by Brian Martucci on May 5, 2019 at 11:15 am

    It’s possible to make $100s just by opening up a bank account. But sorting through the best offers can be tricky. At Money Crashers, we comb through hundreds of deals every month to find you the most lucrative sign-up bonuses – some worth up to $1,000. We also rank the best high-yield checking accounts, cash […] 37 Best New Bank Account Promotions & Offers – May 2019 is a post from Money Crashers. […]

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LendingHome Blog Your guide to property investing

  • The 9 Best Real Estate Investing Apps
    by Artie Beaty on May 24, 2019 at 8:11 pm

    About the Author: Artie Beaty is based in Charlotte, North Carolina and has been working as a freelance writer for over 15 years covering a variety of topics, including real estate and finance. Finding a good investment property used to mean scouring the local newspaper for listings, trudging to the local courthouse to find foreclosures,… Written by Artie Beaty at LendingHome Blog. Congrats, You're Home. […]

  • 8 Creative Ways to Find Real Estate Deals Beyond the MLS
    by Adam Luehrs on May 16, 2019 at 9:14 pm

    There was a time when buying a house automatically meant going the multiple listing service, or MLS. Of course, that was before the Internet. People now think outside of the box when it comes to finding off-market real estate deals as more information and opportunities have become available. Take a look at some of these… Written by Adam Luehrs at LendingHome Blog. Congrats, You're Home. […]

  • How to Find Motivated Seller Leads in 5 Steps
    by Karl Utermohlen on May 9, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    About the Author: Karl Utermohlen is a finance and tech content writer with an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Idaho. He has years of experience covering fintech and real estate topics. Finding motivated seller leads is one of the first steps to success in real estate investing, particularly for fix and flippers.… Written by Karl Utermohlen at LendingHome Blog. Congrats, You're Home. […]

  • Top 5 Differences in Investment Property Tax Deductions for Fix and Flippers
    by Thomas Castelli on May 6, 2019 at 10:03 pm

    About the author: Thomas Castelli, CPA is a tax strategist and real estate investor that helps other investors keep more of their hard-earned dollars in their pockets and out of the government’s. Venturing into house flipping can be an extremely profitable endeavor, as well as a rewarding experience. You have the opportunity to run and… Written by Thomas Castelli at LendingHome Blog. Congrats, You're Home. […]

  • From House Flipper to LendingHome Employee: Dane Fitch Offers His Real-Life Experience and Support to Customers
    by Jenna Wohlwend on May 2, 2019 at 8:26 pm

    Dane Fitch’s career path took a sharp turn when he decided to branch into the investment world of flipping properties. Since making the move a little over five years ago, he has done 80 flips (60 of them being in the last two years) and he left his job as a high school English teacher… Written by Jenna Wohlwend at LendingHome Blog. Congrats, You're Home. […]