Do You Have a Second Source of Income?

I know there are people struggling out there for a main source of income, but I think the job market has significantly picked up for college educated young professionals.  If you’ve used any of my networking tips, you may have already landed your first job and started thinking about your next one.  It’s human nature […]

Calculate Your Mortgage Interest Deduction the Right Way

With the large deficit our country is facing, politicians are starting to get creative. There’s actually been some talk about getting rid of the mortgage interest deduction for homeowners. If you don’t own property, then you may not know about one of the biggest tax deductions available. The mortgage interest deduction allows taxpayers who own […]

ARM vs Fixed Mortgage

As you know, I’m a big proponent of buying real estate right now.  And after you’ve secured your property, one of the first things to consider is what type of mortgage you should get.  There are all different types of loans and terms you can get, but fixed mortgages, followed by Adjustable Rate Mortgages(ARM), are […]

Keep Your CD’s Liquid and Still Earn a High Rate of Return

Most investors probably don’t have too many high yielding ‘safe’ investments lying around from the high interest rate days.  The 5% CD’s that we all took for granted in 2007-2008 are a thing of the past and I know most people wish they would have locked in a couple more 5 year CD’s at these […]