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Aaron Crowe

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Concord, California, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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I only lived in the Mojave Desert for 11 months, but it was enough to change my view on avoiding the heat and how I wanted to live in a home with central air conditioning for the rest of my life. Before moving to the desert for my first job as a reporter after graduating ...continue reading → How the Desert Quickly Changed My Thinking on Air Conditioning is a post ...
Posted: May 04 2018 @ 4:30 PM
The 20 percent mortgage down payment rule is all but dead. Still, many home buyers think they need that much or near it to qualify for a home loan. The average down payment on a home with a mortgage was 11 percent in 2016, according to a report by the National Association of Realtors. For ...continue reading → Why You Don’t Want to Borrow From 401(k) for Home Down Payment is ...
Posted: Apr 06 2018 @ 9:45 AM
In entrepreneurship, it's important to have multiple streams of income. Options for income can include selling products, services, and even writing books. Writing a book is as easy as ever, with publishing constantly changing and becoming more accessible and affordable, such as with self-publishing. Traditional publishing can take a lot of time, and also includes ...continue reading → The Smart Entrepreneur’s Guide to Self-Publishing is a post from: When Life Gives ...
Posted: Apr 02 2018 @ 9:52 AM
Renters insurance is relatively inexpensive, costing between $15 and $30 per month, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. For less than $1 per day, renters can protect all of their possessions and not be held liable for an accident in their rental home. But even the most miserly renters can save on renters ...continue reading → 4 Upgrades to Save on Renters Insurance is a post from: When Life ...
Posted: Mar 29 2018 @ 9:23 AM
The offer can come innocently enough when you’re at the checkout counter at a department store: “Would you like to apply for our store credit card today' You get an automatic 20 percent discount off today’s purchase.” Immediately, your answer should be “No.” Without time to go over the written terms of the contract with ...continue reading → Watch Out for These 3 Problems if Cashier Offers You a Store Credit ...
Posted: Mar 26 2018 @ 9:58 AM
Having all of your family’s money in one bank account can make keeping track of your money easier, but it might not help your family meet its financial goals. While it might not sound right at first, having a few banks accounts can make your family's financial life easier. Instead of one big fund for ...continue reading → 5 Bank Accounts Every Family Should Have is a post from: When Life ...
Posted: Mar 21 2018 @ 9:05 AM
Marriage is a big deal. Even though movies and pop culture make it seem as if you can just get married and not worry about anything bad ever happening, the truth is that around 50% of marriages will end in divorce. And did you know that one of the most common reasons for divorce is ...continue reading → Why You Need To Talk About Your Finances Before Getting Married is a ...
Posted: Mar 19 2018 @ 8:50 AM
Owning a home is expensive. Not only do you have to pay for the home itself, but there are many other costs associated with home ownership. If you aren't careful, these extra costs can quickly pile up, and before long you are spending more than you can afford. Luckily, there are a few simple ways ...continue reading → 5 Ways to Cut Costs Around the Home is a post from: When ...
Posted: Mar 16 2018 @ 11:05 AM
Student loans to get through college can only be taken out during the current school year. That can leave graduates with four more more separate loans to repay. Managing multiple loans can be tricky, but there are a few things to know about them that can make it easier: Know who your student loan servicer ...continue reading → Dealing With Student Loans Through Multiple Loan Servicers is a post from: When ...
Posted: Mar 14 2018 @ 12:31 PM
If you want to get a second mortgage so you can make renovations to your home, it can be difficult if you have poor credit. Still, there are mortgage refinance options out there. A second mortgage can use a home’s equity as collateral for a second home loan, allowing up to 80 percent of a ...continue reading → Mortgage Refinance Options if You Have Bad Credit is a post from: When ...
Posted: Mar 12 2018 @ 1:11 PM


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