First Time Home Buyer – Mistakes to Avoid

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So, you’re looking to buy your first home. It can be nerve-racking looking through all the listings, getting loans and insurance, and taking one of your biggest financial moves to date.  Make this adventure we call home-buying easier by avoiding these seven mistakes. Deciding the first house you tour is “The One” Going on that first tour of a house …

Personal Finances vs. Business Finances

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You might think, “Finances are finances, right?” Wrong, there are a lot of differences between your personal finances and the finances of your business. Personal finance is everything you do for your personal accounts such as budgeting and investing. While business finances cover expenses of raw materials, cash flow, and more for your business.  So what are the differences between …

4 Things to Consider Before Buying a Home

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Purchasing a home is a large financial investment and a decision that should not be made lightly. So I decided to put together a list of things you should consider before you buy your new home.  1. Know your budget. Make sure you have an understanding of your current financials and what you really can afford so you don’t overspend. …