Should I Pay Off Debt or Save for a Downpayment?

Nov 29th, 2021 • Damian Dunn
I recently sold my house. Not to get out of debt but because the neighborhood is running down. The house sold so fast I didn’t have to advertise! I’ll be living in an apartment until I figure out if I want to build or buy my next place.  I have 20,000.00 in credit card debt … more »
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Beware of Credit Repair Promises

Oct 19th, 2021 • Lisa W.
The ads are pretty hard to miss… on TV, radio, online and even billboards. There seems to be no shortage of companies eager to help you “repair” your credit and boost your credit score. But what specifically are they proposing to do? What actually is “credit repair”? Credit repair is limited to fixing errors or … more »
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Triaging Your Financial Crisis, Part 3

Aug 26th, 2021 • Lisa W.
In Part One, we reviewed some options for accessing a sum of money in fairly short order. What about somewhat more lasting solutions? If you have arrived at a crisis moment, once the immediate panic has passed you need a strategy to get back to what feels like normal to you…perhaps a “new normal.” It … more »
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Triaging Your Financial Crisis, Part 2

Aug 10th, 2021 • Lisa W.
This is the second part of the “financial triage” series. In Part 1, we ran through some options for raising money in a short amount of time. In order to preserve your residence or your employment or to protect your flexibility for the future, your financial triage approach is to raise funds. But it may … more »
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