Let’s Learn Finance: Buying A House

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Okay, so the next 30 years of my life are signed away, now what. Ali and I just bought a house. That sentence is still sinking in as we continue to unpack our boxes, but it gets more and more real the closer we get to paying that first mortgage payment.

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When Is The Right Time To Sell?

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Pokemon Go has shed some new light on the pocket monsters that I once cared so much about. The cards that I collected are somewhere in storage, and I recently looked online to see how much some of my cards are selling for because of this new craze. Let’s just say, I could be a millionaire if I sold them. But if I hold on to them for another couple years will they be worth even more?

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Let’s Learn Finance: Stocks

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Stocks, not where criminals were placed in colonial times. But the somewhat invisible things people think about when they’re talking about investing. What the heck is a stock? Where did they come from? And why does it matter to me? Let’s try and answer all these questions (and more).

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Let’s Learn Finance: Banks and Interest

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Amid the Wells Fargo scandal and Americans continued mistrust of banks, I figured it would be a good idea to tease out the details of what a bank is and how they make money. Almost all of us use a bank in some way. Whether to save money, or to borrow money, or to throw eggs at, banks are a part of our live.

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