Millennials Are Seeking Prenups—and It Might Just Be Worth Considering

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Understanding the Different Types of Mortgage Loans

The process of applying for a mortgage loan can be complicated, and one of the first steps for a homebuyer is to decide which type of loan will best serve his or her needs. Some mortgage applicants are first-time homebuyers, seeking to buy a home as a primary residence, while others are seasoned residential homebuyers, with experience purchasing homes primarily for investment purposes in the form of rent revenue and asset appreciation. No matter what type of borrower you are, you should be familiar with the different types of mortgages available today.

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5 ways to recover from financial infidelity

Financial Infidelity: 5 Steps to Getting Your Relationship Back on Track

“My partner doesn’t really need to know I splurged on these shoes, so I’ll intercept the credit card bill from the mail before he sees it.”

My bonus was a bit more than I anticipated, so it won’t hurt if I don’t tell my wife and have some fun with the extra money.”

A one-time money secret may seem like a minor relationship infraction, especially if the amount in question is a small one. But as I know from conversations with my clients, one fib can lead to another, snowballing into long-term deceits, such as secret credit cards or hidden bank accounts. Little flakes of dishonesty can severely ice over a relationship, especially when debt accumulates or credit scores fall.

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How to Buy Your First Home

How to Buy Your First Home (And Why 2017 is the Year of the Millennial Homebuyer)

If you’ve been thinking about buying your first home, now could be a great time to take the plunge. With interest rates expected to rise, locking in a rate on your mortgage early can be a cost-saving move. Also, as rents continue to climb, you might be ready to invest that monthly check in something that can appreciate in value—not to mention something that gives you a tax break come next April.

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How to crush your career goals in 2017

How to Crush Your Career Goals in 2017 and Beyond

“Starting January 1, I will…”

Whether focused on your personal or career goals, however you choose to finish that sentence, it’s clear that you’re thinking ahead to the new year. But you can’t move forward successfully without first looking back and understanding where you are today. Goal-setting works best in tandem with self-assessment.

To make 2017 the year you step up professionally and work toward a more productive, profitable, and fulfilled career, don’t start with resolutions; start with reflection:

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