Are Real Estate Bidding Wars Heating Up Again?

More and more homebuyers need to be prepared for bidding wars in today’s real estate market. When they arise, people can end up paying much more than the original listing price. Real estate bidding wars are often the result of …

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3 ways to take advantage of low interest rates

Mortgage rates have found their way down to the lowest point of the year. Last week, they hit 4.10 percent for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) and 3.23 percent for a 15-year. Last year at this time, they were 4.58 …

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How to Become a DIY Investor

Becoming a DIY investor isn’t as easy as painting your kitchen or rigging up a new light fixture–but it’s not impossible, especially with a little training. It can be difficult to translate financial news into a stock portfolio. You can …

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The Ilyce Glink Show on WSB Radio: August 17, 2014

Kristi Ross, Amanda Setili, Austin Allison and John Heithaus join Ilyce this week to discuss how to improve your small business on August 17, 2014 on WSB radio. Kristi Ross – CEO, President of dough, Inc  In April 2014, tastytrade and dough combined to …

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The 2 Biggest Mistakes Real Estate Investors Make

Every real estate investor makes mistakes, myself included. But you learn from them and ultimately build experience for the next time. On my radio show this week, I asked Brandon Turner, the vice president of marketing and communications at BiggerPockets.com, …

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The Ilyce Glink Show on WSB Radio: August 10, 2014

On this week’s radio show, Ilyce discussed the economy, real estate investing mistakes and starting an innovative business. Lindsey Piegza, Chief Economist, Sterne Agee Lindsey is the Chief Economist for Sterne Agee, specializing in the research and analysis of economic trends …

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Top 5 most expensive places to drive a car

Think it’s expensive to own a car? It’s a lot worse if you’re in Wyoming. Wyoming was recently named the most expensive place to drive a car, according to Bankrate.com. A typical driver in the Cowboy State spends $2,705 a …

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Why Aren’t My Mortgage Payments Being Reported After Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy filings increased nearly 30 percent at the height of the Great Recession, and many Americans are still recovering. Fortunately, some of my listeners are rebuilding their lives and moving on from bankruptcy. Others wonder why their mortgage payments aren’t being …

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How Your Friends Threaten Your Finances

The biggest threat to your finances could be your friends. It may seem counterintuitive that the people closest to you could negatively impact your financial life, but too often, people will spend more than they can afford in order to …

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How to Buy Your Parent’s House

Your parents are ready to move out of their house. They want to sell it to you for cheap, so they get a little cash and you get a great deal on a nice home. Sounds good, right? Tread carefully, …

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