Monthly Archives: January 2013

The World Lost a Great Personal Finance Role Model

On Friday, January 18, 2013, The Wife’s grandmother passed away.  She died while we were closing on our new home and no one called us to tell us until hours after to let us have a good memory of that day.  She was 92 years old and up to her last moments was sharp asContinue Reading

Selling Your House At Auction

Auctions have become popular in the recent past as the fastest and easiest alternative of selling a house. However, it is always advisable to increase the speed at which your house is sold at an auction due to the presence of numerous competitors. If you do not wish to watch your house spend months atContinue Reading

5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Credit Score

It’s January, which means you are probably well on your way to upholding those New Year’s resolutions that you made a few weeks ago. The start of a New Year is always a great time to start thinking about the future. Perhaps 2013 is the year you want to apply for a credit card, getContinue Reading

Starting an Investment Club

Notice how the title of this blog post is not how to start an investment club, because to be honest I have absolutely no experience with the topic.  Notwithstanding I am taking the plunge and starting an investment club with a few friends, and I love to hear your input.  The idea for an investmentContinue Reading

Strategies For Building An Extensive Property Portfolio With Little Capital

With mortgages harder to obtain, more people are interested in the prospect of building a property portfolio with little initial capital outlay. You can find estate agent offices across London that can help with finding investment properties.If you have money languishing in a bank account and earning very little interest, here are two strategies you couldContinue Reading

We Finally Bought a House!

After month after month of updates we finally closed on our new home on Friday, January 18, 2013.  It seems I provided some type of update every 6 or so weeks : My House is on the Market in March Housing Update in April 5 Months Later Housing Update December 5th Home Update My FirstContinue Reading