Monthly Archives: October 2014

    • Relax…There’s an Alternative

      Is the stock market keeping you up at night?  Are you consuming more antacids than ever before?  Are the ups and downs causing more stress than you want or need?  There is a simple alternative in rental real estate. Single family homes...
      Written by InTouch
    • Save Interest, Build Equity & Shorten the Term

      If you invest in a savings account, you’ll make less than 1% and would have to pay income tax on the earnings. On the other hand, contribute something extra to your house payment and you’ll earn at the mortgage interest rate which is certa...
      Written by InTouch
    • Enjoy Your Improvements and Profit by Them

      Homeowners can raise the basis or cost in their home by money spent on capital improvements. The benefit is that it will lower their gain and may save them taxes when they sell their home. Improvements must add value to your home, prolong its useful l...
      Written by InTouch
    • Opportunity Costs

      Sometimes, there are costs associated with not taking a particular action.  If a person left their money in a certificate of deposit earning 2% when they could have made an investment that earned 8%, the difference is the opportunity costs associ...
      Written by InTouch

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