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Money Crashers Personal Finance Blog, Your Guide to Financial Fitness

  • Planned Obsolescence: How to Resist This Sneaky Tech Manufacturing Tactic
    by Marisa Bell-Metereau on August 23, 2019 at 10:46 pm

    An industry term used by marketers and manufacturers, planned obsolescence is the practice of making a product out-of-date or archaic within a specific period. It’s done by introducing a newer, “better,” or more fashionable version, or by intentionally designing the product to break and become useless quickly. Planned obsolescence spurs consumer demand and ensures future sales. You can avoid this sneaky tactic by using smart strategies. Planned Obsolescence: How to Resist This Sneaky Tech Manufacturing Tactic is a post from Money Crashers. […]

  • 14 Ways to Save Money When Dining Out With Kids at Family-Friendly Restaurants
    by Sarah Graves on August 22, 2019 at 11:22 pm

    Americans love eating out at restaurants and aren’t likely to stop. And if it’s something you truly enjoy doing with your family, there may be room for it in your budget. After all, part of raising kids involves creating fun experiences and shared memories, and eating out on occasion can be one way — though certainly not the only way — your family does that. Here are the best ways to save money when eating out with your family. 14 Ways to Save Money When Dining Out With Kids at Family-Friendly Restaurants is a post from Money Crashers. […]

  • 5 Reasons to Stop Watching TV and How to Do It – Benefits
    by Heather Levin on August 21, 2019 at 10:47 pm

    Have you ever thought about how much of your time is spent simply watching television? It’s probably more than you think. If you’re like a growing number of people, you might suspect, deep down, that watching hours of TV every day isn’t the best use of your time. If you’re ready to cut down on your TV consumption, or even stop watching entirely, it’s important to have a plan in place before you do it. Read on to find out why your physical, emotional, and financial health might benefit from cutting the cord — and how to go about doing it. 5 Reasons to Stop Watching TV and How to Do It – Benefits is a post from Money Crashers. […]

  • Lifestyle Design: How to Create Your Perfect Life on a Budget
    by G. Brian Davis on August 20, 2019 at 8:33 pm

    It’s far too easy to drift on life’s current rather than steer your own ship. But if you don’t define and create your ideal life, you end up living your boss’s vision, your parents’ vision, your spouse’s vision, “the Joneses’” vision — everyone’s idea of what your life should look like except your own. It’s time to take back control over your own life, from your career to your finances to your personal life. And you can do it all while living frugally. Lifestyle Design: How to Create Your Perfect Life on a Budget is a post from Money Crashers. […]

  • 34 Best New Bank Account Promotions & Offers – August 2019
    by Brian Martucci on August 19, 2019 at 9:15 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 […] 34 Best New Bank Account Promotions & Offers – August 2019 is a post from Money Crashers. […]

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LendingHome Blog Your guide to property investing

  • Flip Tips: What are the Best Tactics to Get a Contractor to Finish a Job?
    by Jenna Wohlwend on September 12, 2019 at 8:52 pm

    LendingHome’s monthly blog series, Flip Tips: Advice Straight From the Experts, asks top-of-mind, fix-and flip questions and features answers from successful, professional house flippers. In the real estate investing industry, it is common to have many kinds of business partners. From financing, to real estate agents, to landscapers—to make a flip successful, you usually need… Written by Jenna Wohlwend at LendingHome Blog. Congrats, You're Home. […]

  • 8 Ways for Investors to Use Facebook to Get Real Estate Leads
    by Barry White on August 8, 2019 at 8:21 pm

    Barry White is the owner of RightSwitch, a website and blog on various consumer finance topics. Barry has a passion for web design, social media, and user content experience. Successful real estate investors understand the power of marketing through social media platforms, particularly Facebook. With over 300 million active users, Facebook has become an effective… Written by Barry White at LendingHome Blog. Congrats, You're Home. […]

  • Flip Tips: What are Your Best Practices for Scaling a Business in Real Estate?
    by Jenna Wohlwend on August 5, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    LendingHome’s monthly blog series, Flip Tips: Advice Straight From the Experts, asks top-of-mind, fix-and flip questions and features answers from successful, professional house flippers. Starting your real estate investing business is one thing, but growing it to a point where you have financial freedom, is another. It isn’t always easy to scale your business, either.… Written by Jenna Wohlwend at LendingHome Blog. Congrats, You're Home. […]

  • How Much Do You Need to Start Real Estate Investing?
    by Adam Luehrs on August 2, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    Adam Luehrs is a writer during the day and a voracious reader at night. He focuses mostly on finance writing and has a passion for real estate, credit card deals, and investing. Becoming a real estate investor (REI) is a way to discover financial independence and what life outside of the nine-to-five work day looks… Written by Adam Luehrs at LendingHome Blog. Congrats, You're Home. […]

  • Flip Tips: What Are Your Real Estate Marketing Strategies?
    by Jenna Wohlwend on June 17, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    LendingHome’s monthly blog series, Flip Tips: Advice Straight From the Experts, asks top-of-mind, fix-and flip questions and features answers from successful, professional house flippers. Real estate investors aren’t just investors–they are the jack of all trades. The entrepreneurial spirit that it takes to get off the ground is something the most successful house flippers possess… Written by Jenna Wohlwend at LendingHome Blog. Congrats, You're Home. […]