By Patrick Recently, my wife and I refinanced our house. While this will be a future post, I would like to provide some context as to why we made this decision. The first reason was that I purchased the house prior to getting married. To consolidate our major financial assets, it was important that both … More My Experience with Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans
By Eric This post is part two of a two-part series of the costs of a car. Check out Part 1 on the overt costs of a car here. When calculating the cost of a car, it’s easy to run through the mental check list of expenses you’ll incur relative to your car: Car Payments, … More Hidden Costs of a Car
By Patrick In two of our prior posts, Eric and I explored the different situations where it makes sense to purchase either a New or Used car. While this is certainly a major decision, it’s only the beginning of the journey when it comes to the costs of owning a vehicle. Not only do these … More Overt Costs of a Car
We discuss cases in which buying a new car may make more sense than buying a used car.
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By Patrick The age-old question: should you buy a new or used car? This is one of those debates where people hold their ground and don’t change sides. I’ve heard both sides of the argument, and there are valid points to be made all around. On the used car front, it’s hard to argue with … More The Case for Buying a Used Car
The benefits of and which general situations cash back credit cards might be the best type of credit cards for you.
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Travel credit cards. You’ve seen the commercials. You’ve observed them in action. You’ve probably even had hundreds of offers mailed to you. Not only do these promise a series of rewards and benefits, but they lure you in with fantastic images of traveling to far-off places. They attempt to get you in a relaxed state … More Best Travel Credit Cards
Dollars and cents are not the only way to measure the cost of an item – what happens when you shift your mindset and measure spending in time?
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We discuss an alternative way to view the overall value proposition of a purchase in a simple and easy-to-digest form: The Quality-Price Matrix.
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