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Difficulties with Getting a Mortgage if you’re Self Employed

Monday, May 7, 2012

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Difficulties with Getting a Mortgage if you’re Self Employed

It is notoriously difficult to get a mortgage if you are self-employed. It’s certainly not impossible, but it is harder to achieve than if you are employed by someone else. And it has got even harder since the financial collapse of 2007, which was due in part to irresponsible mortgage lending. What’s more Self cert […]

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Family Business: Perspectives on Lending Money to Family

Monday, April 9, 2012

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Family Business: Perspectives on Lending Money to Family

Personal finance advice is usually comprised of lessons in budgeting, best practices in credit card usage, and saving strategies. As important as these concepts are, in the real world, personal finance is often much messier and more complex than most advice columns make it out to be. Courses in personal finance will warn you about […]

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Stocks Versus Bonds

Saturday, October 23, 2010

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Stocks Versus Bonds

Hi NeedMoney readers, James here with some basic talk about stocks and bonds. Many novice investors do not understand the difference between stocks and bonds, and their appropriate place within your retirement and savings portfolios. When you own a stock, you actually own a piece of the company. When the company does well, then the […]

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