How to Buy Your First Home

It’s almost over, folks! B and I close on our first home together in slightly over a week, and we couldn’t be happier. We’re staying at my parents’ place until we move and, while they’re great, you just get tired of living out of a suitcase and not being able to order Subscribe and Save from Amazon (or maybe that’s just me?)

We learned a lot during our 4 month house hunting extravaganza, mostly that we never ever want to move again because it’s so stressful. Luckily, the finances themselves weren’t stressful because we tried to prepare as much as possible beforehand. Here are the steps we took toward buying our first house together, and how you can buy your first house by following this outline.

Buying a first home can be stressful and time consuming. However, there are ways to make the process easier! Here's how you can buy your first home.

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5 Tips to Help Your Child With Financial Literacy

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The knowledge and skills on how to deal with money are far from being innate – everyone should be taught from an early age how to count money and how to manage them correctly. Studies confirm that people who were not thought how to deal with money in young age do not have appropriate skills how to teach their kids money management.

But how to teach children such a challenging aspect of life?

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How to Budget for a New House

Want to buy a new house but don't know how you can afford it? Here's how to set up your budget for a new house.

As B and I are going through the process of buying our new house, we've learned quite a few things along the way. One of the ones we knew all along was, roughly, the budget for our new house. Before even thinking of buying a new house, it's … [Continue reading]

5 Tips for New Home Buyers

5 tips for new home buyers from someone who's currently going through the process now!

In one of my last posts on Your PF Pro, I summarized what it's like to sell your house and how to avoid some of the mistakes we made. Now that we've (almost) sold our home, we've put an offer down on our new home - and it was accepted! A lot of … [Continue reading]

Tax Myth

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Taxes. We all do them, so why do so many myths about taxes and refunds persist? You probably believe one of the biggest myths about tax refunds: that people don't get much back from the IRS. In fact, in 2015 the average refund was $2,815. In 2014, 13 … [Continue reading]