A Financial Professional Who isn’t Serving Their Clients Best Interest, Is a Crook

There have been some big developments recently on trying to make financial professional more accountable to their clients. Matt Yglesias does a great job explaining this: "While concerns about improper actions by investment advisors should certainly be addressed, an overly broad proposal could price professional financial advice beyond the reach of many modest income families." I [...]

By |2018-02-21T20:29:01-05:00February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Financial Professional Who isn’t Serving Their Clients Best Interest, Is a Crook

21 Things I Think About Real Estate

A friend recently sought some counsel regarding a house purchase. I wrote up a few thoughts. Perhaps they are interesting to people beyond their initial recepient. For your reading pleasure: Compare real estate investment to other investments. It's typically unwise to buy if renting a comparable place is cheaper and you plan to move again within [...]

By |2018-02-21T20:29:01-05:00February 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|5 Comments

CFPB Mortgage Comparison Tool

Today the CFPB launched a tool to help us all compare mortgage rates available in our areas. If you are shopping for a mortgage you should definitely check it out!

By |2018-02-21T20:29:01-05:00January 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CFPB Mortgage Comparison Tool

1% More

I recently ran across a great tool from the NYT The 1% More Savings Calculator. Play with it. It really helps show how much small changes in saving today can make an enormous difference down the road. Let me know what you think.   http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/03/24/your-money/one-pct-more-calculator.html

By |2018-02-21T20:29:01-05:00January 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 1% More
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