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Friday, April 20, 2018

Are You The “Retiring Type?” Answer These Questions First

The ideal age for retirement varies with each person and situation. Some folks count the days until they can leave work. Others, require either daily stimulation or money that keeps them in the employment...

Don’t Miss These Credit Card Myths

Let's face it ... there are so many moving parts to managing our finances, it's hard to keep everything straight.  This certainly applies to credit cards, which have their fair share of misnomers.  Let's...

Supermarket Supersavings

Here in Sanford, we're fortunate to have a great selection of grocery store options to choose from. And that's a good thing, because feeding a household can be a costly proposition. In fact, next...

A Financial Safe Harbor Strategy

Particularly in today's economy, most American households manage to fall in between the "getting by" and "living comfortably" ranges. However, it's equally true that many are only a few missed paychecks away from problems. ...

Homework For Rent To Own Homes

It's not surprising that rent to own home deals have grown in popularity in recent years.  The concept makes a lot of sense. If a motivated seller is comfortable with a potential buyer who...

Filtering In Some Financial Savings

As we wrap up our first week of Daylight Savings Time, it's worth posing the money-saving question of whether you remembered to change the filters in your home's air vents at the same time...

Garage Sale Buying Tips

Last month we devoted a column to garage sale and yard sale tips for sellers. This time, the (slightly used) shoe is on the other foot. As the weather warms up, you can expect...

Creative Solutions For 3 Home Buying Challenges

We're living in a time when home money lenders are becoming more and more flexible, in order to allow buyers of all types to qualify and purchase the property they desire.  As noted in...

Tax Time … Times 2

It's not exactly a news headline at this point, but as if tax filing isn't stressful enough, we now also have new tax laws and codes to be thinking about. Even though most of...

Garage Sale Selling Points

So you’ve decided to declutter your house and put a little extra coin in your pocket. With warmer weather on the way. it’s time to start thinking about venturing into the world of garage...

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