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8 Reasons Why Your Family Budget Isn’t Working

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 28, 2018 | Categories: Financial, Money Talk
family budget

The most common piece of financial advice that you’ll hear is that you need to have a budget. If you’re not keeping track of your spending and budgeting your money correctly, you’re never going to be in a stable financial position, and you won’t be able to save up money for the future. The problem […]

Acquisition, Development and Construction Financing

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 24, 2018 | Categories: Financial
acquisition

If you’re in the market for finance and have a large project in hand, then you should be looking at Acquisition, Development and, Construction Finance. Although this product is available to smaller developers and even individuals this is a risky proposition for the lender; hence why it is usually targeted at large developments. IF you […]

What is the Difference Between a Sole Proprietorship and an LLC?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 1, 2018 | Categories: Financial, Working at Home
sole proprietorship

Owning a business can involve various challenging decisions, and one might be whether to set it up as an LLC or maintain it as a sole proprietorship. One similarity between the two is that both must apply for EIN (Employer ID Number). Still, there are several differences between an LLC corporation and a sole proprietorship: […]

Seven Tips to Help You Sell Your Home Faster

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 4, 2018 | Categories: Financial
sell your home

Maybe you’ve had a new baby and need to move into somewhere bigger as soon as possible, or you’ve recently got a new job across the country, and you start in a few weeks. Whatever the reason, you should know that it’s frustrating trying to sell your home quickly. You’ll sit around day after day […]

Buying a House Can Be Expensive

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 3, 2018 | Categories: Financial
Home Mortgage

Let’s face it, homes are expensive.  It costs a lot to have a place to buy a house, and that is one expense that isn’t going away anytime soon. We all need to have a place to keep our stuff and sleep at night, and having our own roof to do it under is certainly […]

So You Want to Improve Your Credit Score?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 18, 2018 | Categories: Financial

When it comes to your finances, there are always going to be things that you can do to improve your situation. Whether you know that you’re not doing too well at the moment, or you’ve just checked your credit file and you don’t like what you see, you can start to make a change. No […]

Four Business Tips for Entrepreneurs

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: April 15, 2018 | Categories: Financial
Tip for Entrepreneurs

Today’s web is vast, and the business opportunities it provides has created a lot of successful (and less than successful) entrepreneurs. There has never been a better time to start your own business. So, as a public service to all of those ready to take their future into their own hands, we offer four great business tips […]

Self Employed Loan Tips

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 7, 2018 | Categories: Financial

Being your own boss can be great, even if it is a lot of work. Today’s online and data-driven business models have opened the door for many people to become self-employed, and it is easier than ever before. But unfortunately, today’s lenders aren’t always “loan friendly” to the entrepreneur mindset. With that in mind, here are […]

Sensible Ways to Manage Your Personal Finances

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 14, 2018 | Categories: Financial
personal finances

Managing your personal finances is absolutely critical to enjoying a happy life with enough money to spend. In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it can be hard to make time to do this, but it really is worth the effort. Luckily, the steps towards sensible management of your financial affairs are pretty simple […]

6 Ways to Completely Ruin Your Personal Finances

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 6, 2018 | Categories: Financial
personal finance

Okay, so we are all guilty of making bad financial decisions from time to time, but there are some errors that can catastrophically ruin your personal finances, and make it hard to get back on track again. Luckily, you can discover what they are below, hopefully, these will allow you to avoid them and keep […]