Finances Before Kids

Once You Have Kids Your Time To Save Has Passed

Something made me head to the Google machine recently and search for private school tuition rates in Michigan. It occurred to me that the daycare we are sending our kids to isn’t really a daycare at all. It’s a private…

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Me Working At Quicken Loans

What I Learned Working As A Mortgage Banker

From mid 2005 to late 2007 I worked as a mortgage banker for Quicken Loans. I started at the end of the refi boom and got a taste of the money being made. I also saw first hand the housing…

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Best Mortgage Article Ever

The Best Mortgage Article You’ll Ever Read

My time as a mortgage banker was a learning experience about the financial industry and a glimpse into how differently people spend their money. In a 15 minute phone call I would know more about somebody’s finances then their entire…

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Sirius Satellite Radio Policy

Why Sirius Satellite Radios Auto Renew/Cancellation Policy Is Bad

When people sign up for a service like satellite radio they sign up for a certain time period such as a year or year and a half. At the end of the time period it is supposed to shut off,…

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Leasing Over Buying A Car

Leasing Over Buying A Car

When leases first came out as an option to get a new car it was commonly said that this is throwing money away. “You’re renting it” was a common phrase said to those leaning towards leasing. Much of this has…

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