Mistakes Every New Real Estate Investor Should Avoid

Investment in any form always involves some risk, but that doesn’t mean that a real estate investor can’t minimize or even avoid some of them. Even investors who have been in the game for years can make some rookie mistakes. Therefore, it pays to be particularly alert to some of the bigger risks. Here are a few that can really break the bank if you are not careful.

Going it Alone

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Battling Brokerage Firm Abuse

Investing with a brokerage firm can seem much easier than making investing decisions on your own. However, there are times when a brokerage firm may take advantage of an investor, and this means that you may want to get some assistance. Cold Spring Advisory Group is a national network of investment experts and lawyers who can look at your case and determine if your losses are due to stockbroker abuse or negligent advice. If your losses are the result of poor financial management, then the experts will refer your case to one of the lawyers in their network who specializes in your type of arbitration.

How Common is Brokerage Abuse?

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How Your Money Can Help Others

In the modern era there seems to be more suffering than ever before. You only have to turn on your TV or radio and you’re likely to hear of another mass shooting or terrorist attack. With so many victims left in the wake and on top of that there are the bereaved families left behind, grieving for their lost loved ones. It is vitally important that we don’t forget the families of the victims in their time of need. In many cases these are children who have lost their parents and furthermore have lost their household incomes which paid the bills and put food on the table. If you can, please consider donating to any number of Christian charities that help those in need when they are most in need of it.

Stewardship Christian Financial services are committed to helping the Christian community in the UK, aim to maximise the effectiveness of Christian giving, and to inspire greater generosity. The best finance options for local Christian organisations are often through qualified professionals that have been serving churches, charities and more for many years and have knowledge of the services that are vital to becoming a successful local Christian organisation.

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Consider These Factors When Applying for a Loan

Mortgage makes for one of the biggest financial decisions one can ever make. Applying for mortgage cannot really be equated with buying a car or buying expensive commodities for your home. A home makes for one of the biggest assets that one invests in his lifetime. And, buying a home is almost synonymous with taking a loan – since most of us don’t have the ready cash to buy homes. Finding the right mortgage is not only about getting the best rates. If you’re only looking for the best mortgage rates in the market then you will end up being disappointed. It is also about finding the right partner who can guide you through this complex transaction. Please remember that your lender is not the one who provides you the loan and charges rate of interest on it. A lending institution can also be regarded as a constant guide suggesting you regarding the loan schemes that will suit you. Given below is a list of few factors that you should consider before taking a mortgage.

Fixed or Variable Rates of Interest

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Three Well-Paying Business Careers

Among the many advantages presented to individuals who pursue business related courses and careers is the ability to earn a high salary. And though all business careers are considered good enough, if looking for one that pays really well, it’s time that you started looking at these three; entrepreneurship, marketing and finance.

1) Entrepreneur:

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Lower Your Electric Bill

Most Americans don’t realize that, even when they aren’t using one of their many electronic appliances and devices, those same appliances can still be using up quite a bit of energy. The end result is that every year all of those appliances are costing them hundreds of dollars.

Approximately $895 is what the average American household spends every year on electricity in New Mexico, where it’s the cheapest,  and that goes up to $2438 a year where it’s the most expensive, in Hawaii.

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The Devastating Cost of Long Term Care

What exactly is long-term care? Basically, long-term care is any type of health service or support that a person needs in order to take care of their personal daily necessities. It covers a wide range of not just medical also social services that a person, especially if they’re older, might and probably will need.

If you’re nearing retirement age and worried about the cost of long-term care, the most important thing that you can do is start preparing now and planning early.

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When Renting a Car Do You Need the Additional Insurance

The following is a post from my mom, it’s her 2nd post on this site, and there are a couple more coming over the next two weeks.

 

If you have solid car, health, and homeowners/renters coverage, you can probably decline the extra protection and save a fair amount of cash.  But if you’re less than optimally insured, you may want to add rental car insurance.

KNOW YOUR CURRENT COVERAGES

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Tips on Finding Easy Scholarships to Apply For

Going to college is not just about the grades one received while in high school. It’s also about the financial needs that a student will need to cater for. Since not everyone can afford college fees, it is advisable to look for college scholarships. Some have a challenging qualification process while others are simple and straight forward. The following is a little advice on how to find easy scholarships to apply for.

Requirements

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