If you’re a homeowner you’ve probably wondered at some point if you should pay off your mortgage early or invest? Most Americans get a 30-year mortgage, but approximately 21 million Americans, or almost one in three, outright own their homes with no mortgage. Is that a smart move? Brendan, a past student from Best Money Class Ever, … Read more Should you Pay off your Mortgage or Invest?
We’ve all heard the same thing over and over about real estate. A home is your biggest investment, and if you’re not a homeowner, then you’re just throwing your money away on rent! Or, your rent is the same as a mortgage, so why shouldn’t you buy a home?!! Well, how do you know if … Read more How Do You Know if You’re Ready to Buy a Home???
What’s worse: being sick, or having to pay for being sick? Of course your personal health is priceless, but when crisis hits, how do you deal with the aftermath of medical bills? With high deductible health insurance plans a trip to the ER gets expensive fast. Ashley Hurst knows how devastating health issues can be. She’s … Read more How Ashley Paid off Medical Debt and Saved $10,000
Ah fresh starts! With a New Year, it feels like a chance to try again, and press the refresh button. But, do New Year’s resolutions really work? And, what’s really possible in a year? Apparently a lot. Meet Kim. Kim completed her Master’s in Architecture and is now a project Architect. Like 44 million other Americans, she … Read more How Kim Paid off $17,763 in Debt Last Year
Should college tuition be free in America? According to Student Loan Hero, Americans currently owe $1.3 trillion in student debt, and approximately 11.6% of borrowers are in default. Most loans are for 10-years with an average monthly payment of $351. That is brutal, and something’s gotta change. Many European countries, like Sweden, offer free … Read more Free College Tuition and The Swedes: Should Tuition be Free in America?