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Joseph Hogue

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General Finance
Debt, Budgeting
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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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Do you know all the types of assets you own and how they can make you rich? I’ve been an investment analyst for more than a decade and in investing, a company’s assets are a big part of how much the stock is worth. Assets are what the company owns and help make sales. But […] The post What are Assets and How Do They Make You Rich? appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 16 2017 @ 9:30 AM
Should you pay your mortgage or rent with a credit card? How about other expenses or should you use credit cards at all? Are credit cards weapons of financial destruction or tools to make your life easier? How can you get the most out of your credit cards and should you even use them at […] The post What Should You Pay with a Credit Card? appeared first on PeerFinance101. ...
Posted: Oct 09 2017 @ 9:30 AM
Use these penny pincher ideas to save money without looking like you don’t have any Tell the average American family that we’ve just enjoyed nine years of uninterrupted economic growth and they’d probably laugh in your face. Wages have barely budged since the financial crisis and it wasn’t exactly easy making ends meet before. I […] The post How to be a Penny Pincher Without Looking Cheap appeared first on PeerFinance101. ...
Posted: Oct 02 2017 @ 9:30 AM
See how one reader paid off over $78,000 in debt within two years and the seven debt payoff strategies that work Debt is a hard pill to swallow. What started as a way to help the middle class afford big purchases or get ahead in life has snowballed into $12.58 trillion in household debt for […] The post 7 Tips to Pay Off Debt Faster appeared first on PeerFinance101. ...
Posted: Oct 02 2017 @ 8:30 AM
The difference between subsidized student loans and unsubsidized loans could save you thousands of dollars From retirement saving to healthcare and other programs, the only way to get free money in this world is to understand the government programs that hand it out. And few programs are as good a deal as the direct loan […] The post Saving Thousands with Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans appeared first on PeerFinance101. ...
Posted: Sep 25 2017 @ 9:30 AM
Managing debt isn’t easy but it’s something we all have to face. Sometimes the best way to approach your debt is through easy-to-manage strategies, little tricks you can use to attack your debt head on. Proper Prioritization of Debt to Pay off the Worst First When it comes to escaping debt, you don’t want to […] The post 3 Strategies for Managing Personal Debt appeared first on PeerFinance101. ...
Posted: Sep 25 2017 @ 8:30 AM
Use a new twist on the penny challenge for one of the best savings challenges around and grow a small amount to thousands I love savings challenges and there are few as popular as the penny challenge. It sounds so easy. Just saving your pennies every day can add up to hundreds of dollars a […] The post How to Turn the Penny Challenge into $2,500 appeared first on PeerFinance101. ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 9:30 AM
Understand the psychology behind buyer’s remorse and these five steps to overcome it The year was 2003 and I had just bought a $110,000 home. I had bought several rental properties before, always putting in the time to find a fair value for the investment and negotiating a good price. This time was different. The […] The post The Psychology of Buyer’s Remorse and How to Beat It appeared first on ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 9:30 AM
Protect your family with a security freeze on your credit report and special deals on credit monitoring It finally happened. I was one of the 143 million people in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. to have their personal information stolen in the Equifax hack. The hackers stole names, social security numbers, birth dates, home […] The post How to Freeze Your Credit Reports from Hackers in 5 Minutes appeared first ...
Posted: Sep 09 2017 @ 5:20 PM
Know the difference between how much car can I afford and how much should you spend One of the worst questions you can ever ask is, “How much can I afford?” It might not be so bad for small purchases like deciding how many avocados you can afford for that expensive avocado toast everybody seems […] The post The Truth to How Much Car Can I Afford the Dealer Won’t Tell ...
Posted: Sep 05 2017 @ 9:30 AM


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