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Houses are crazy expensive. But the real question is: Are you ready to settle down?

Were you thinking about buying a home two years ago, but dang, those prices were just so hiiiigh? Ha ha ha ha. You thought prices were high then.
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Meg’s Musings: Thriving in the Time of Covid

We are all emerging from the first “stage” of quarantine. We are also all starting to realize that, contrary to what I assumed back in March, this is all going
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Buying a Home. If It Isn’t a “Hell Yes,” Maybe It’s a No?

So, you want to buy a home, do you? I work with plenty of people in their 20s, 30s, and early 40s who are saving their hinies off for a
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Flow FP's Block Woman hides in her foxhole, worried about impending catastrophe.

Do you fear a recession might be around the corner? What can you do to prepare?

Have you started to hear rumblings from your friends, colleagues, family, or the media that a recession is probably coming soon? Are you nursing a fair bit of anxiety about
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Flow FP's Block Woman looks up a grassy hill at her new house, which appears to entirely made of money (expenses)

Want to Buy a Home? Don’t Forget Boring Ol’ Maintenance Costs. Welcome to My Journey as a Homeowner.

I want to paint walls something other than Sherwin Williams Pure White SW 7005. I want to plant a garden and not have to leave it after just a few
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Should I Use My Company Stock to Buy A Home?

Do you work for a company whose stock is stratospheric nowadays? Or are you sitting on a bunch of stock from a company that had a successful IPO?  Is this
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Should I Pay Down My Mortgage Faster, or Invest More?

Do you have some extra money, and a mortgage, and you’re wondering whether you should put that extra money towards that mortgage?
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I Just Bought a House. What Should I Do with My Money Now?

If you want to buy a home in the next 2 months, you should totally become my client.
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What Does Career Success Look Like in Actual Dollars?

I frequently talk about how important it is for you to build up a professional network. Cultivate an Old Girls’ Club. Spend time and money to improve your career skills
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Four Tips for Buying a Home in a Red-Hot Market

I have bought exactly one home in my life, and it wasn’t until I was 39 years old (which was not so long ago, thank you!). And while the housing market
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Advice from the tight rental market to end all tight rental markets.

The rental market can be intimidating. Below is some guidance on basics for house/apartment renting prep so you can have your best foot forward, thought it would be helpful to share! 
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To Buy, or Not to Buy. THAT is the question.

A friend accused me of “skirting the issue” in a previous blog post  about homes in high-cost-of-living areas. 
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