Finance Tips: Home Buying, Budgeting, and More

Posted by Kate on July 15, 2012

As summer heats up, things like house-buying, student loans and home improvement are on our minds. Read on for some great finance tips on all that and more!

source: 401k 2012

Finance Tips

A Home Buying Checklist: Organize Your Wants and Needs – Some helpful advice if you are about to buy a home for the first time. -Money Under 30

Asset Allocation: What It Is and Why It Is Important – A great overview of a very important component of investing! -The Sun’s Financial Diary

Comparing Whole Life Insurance vs Term Life Insurance – If insurance confuses you, this is an excellent read. -The Digerati Life

How to Create a Budget in Under 10 Minutes a Day – Creating a budget can be so important to a solid financial future and it doesn’t have to take a lot of time! -MoneySmartLife

How Do Financial Advisors Earn Their Fee? – If you don’t understand how financial advisors earn their fees by managing your money, read this. -FreeMoneyFinance

Budgeting for the Future Purchases – It’s inevitable that things will need replacing – here’s a good reminder on how thinking ahead pays off. -Lazy Man and Money

The Ability to Earn Income Is Your Greatest Asset – Assets are important and your ability to earn money may be the most valuable one you own! – GenXFinance

When You Say “I Do!” Who Pays The Debt? – A really interesting discussion on debt & marriage. -Budgets Are Sexy

July 1, 2012 Federal Student Loan Changes And How They Affect Your Bottom Line – An essential read for anyone going back to school! -Girls Just Wanna Have Funds

Carnival of Personal Finance – Jarrod shares Are Paid Surveys a Waste of Time? in the Carnival of Personal Finance.

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Comments to Finance Tips: Home Buying, Budgeting, and More

  1. This is a great list of articles you have put together

    Katie Christianson

  2. Hi Kate,
    this is a great post! Repaying home loan is at the top of my mind. The tips you provided have solved my problem! 🙂


  3. I like finding new blogs about money out there. Thanks!


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