Deciding On A Budget

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Deciding On A Budget

Have you ever stopped to think about how much money you spend on different things? Although it can be easy to overlook your expenses, a little misguided spending can run your finances into the ground. I used to struggle a lot with financial concerns, until one day when I decided to take my finances a little more seriously. My blog is all about deciding to budget, and how to take those first steps towards a healthier financial future. This blog is designed to help each user by offering helpful, motivating tips. Check out these articles for more information that might help you!

Three Things You Should Do Before Renting Out An Inherited Home

If you have recently inherited a home from a relative or friend, you've probably put some thought into what you should do with the property. Many inherited homes are completely paid for, and it often makes good sense to hold onto them rather than selling them right away. This is particularly true in areas currently undergoing the process of gentrification — property values can go up in a relatively short period of time when this scenario is a part of the picture, so you stand to gain financially if you decide to hold into the home for the time being. Read More 

3 Important Steps To Take When Planning To Negotiate The Best Mortgage Rate

If you have never bought a home, you may assume that the mortgage rate you are offered is pretty much what you are stuck with accepting. However, a mortgage rate "offer" is termed as an offer for a reason: there is potential for negotiations on the borrower's part. If you want to make sure you get the best possible mortgage loan rate, it is actually best if you do do some negotiation through the process. Read More 

Homesteading Tax Deductions: Buy The Piggy Without Breaking The Bank

The homesteading life is all about providing for yourself by raising your own foods, cultivating your own livestock, and even getting back to a more basic kind of life. Unfortunately, even if you are stepping away from the fast-paced world of business and trying to get back to basics, taxes from Uncle Sam can still be a big pain. However, because you are essentially operating a small farm, you may be eligible for some out-of-the-ordinary tax deductions that can save you some money when tax season rolls around. Read More