A recap of the 2011 real estate market and the top 4 real estate New Year's financial Resolutions with real estate and personal finance advice Over the past 18 years that we’ve been writing this column, we’ve offered New Year’s Resolutions for home buyer and home sellers, plus New Year’s Financial Resolutions that everyone can [...]
Do you know the history behind the tradition of New Year’s resolutions? New Year’s Day was established to honor Janus, the god of Roman mythology who, with his two faces, looked back on past events as well as forward into the future. The Romans made resolutions that had mostly a moral flavor. Today, all resolutions [...]
This is the time of year for New Year’s resolutions. When it comes to investing, I have some suggestions you might want to consider. Here they are: 1. Fire your broker. I can’t think of any reason to use the typical broker. What do I mean by “typical”? Typical brokers send you analyst reports with [...]
Personal finance resolutions you can make and keep in 2011. Personal finance resolutions for 2011 include: how to make a family budget, how to stick to a budget, pay off your charge card, invest in retirement plans. Make personal finance resolutions in 2011 and keep personal finance resolutions in 2011. Resolutions for 2011 include personal finance resolutions. Savings accounts, budgets, 529 plans and credit rating are part of personal finance resolutions you can make and keep in 2011.
In terms of taxes, 2010 was quite a roller coaster. More tax acts, encompassing more laws, were passed in 2010 than in any other year, except perhaps 1986—the year the United States Internal Revenue Code was overhauled in the Tax Reform Act. Did you have a good tax year? Did you get back as much [...]
To sell your house in 2011 you might have to change your behavior in this real estate market. New Years Resolutions can help you sell your house in 2011. Even thought the real estate market is stil bad in 2011, you can use New Years Resolutions to help you sell your house. New Years Resolutions like home repairs, a comparative marketing analysis, and research into your housing market will help you sell your home in 2011.
Right about now, you’re preoccupied with holiday parties, gift wrapping, Secret Santas, and where you’re going to spend your Christmas break, if you get one. The last thing you want to think about is taxes. So let’s make this as painless as possible. Here is a checklist of things to do this week. Get all [...]