Tag Archives: Money

Money Problems

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Even if you have a good job, which many people today don’t, you can find yourself having money problems.

It doesn’t mean that you don’t make enough money, it means you spend more than you make. Continue reading

Paying Off House

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The American Dream…Owning your own home. For the majority of us, that means a mortgage.

Most home mortgages are set up for 30 years duration, with that in mind, most people think they will have moved on before 30 years is up, and the idea of paying the house off is not even considered. Continue reading

Financial Control

Families now more than ever need to develop and learn financial control. It is estimated that 98% of American families have no financial control. Most families financial control consists of looking at the lower right hand corner of their check register. If there is money there, spend it!

Families have been headed in the wrong direction for too long. It took just twelve (12) years (1992 to 2004) to double personal debt to some $10 trillion. Since then it has gone up to over $12 trillion. Did you know that the average family in America has $9,500 on credit cards. Some metropolitan areas like Seattle, WA have an average $12,000 per family. Continue reading