Mortgages: How Amortization Works And Why It Matters

Looking to buy a house? Learn how to keep your mortgage affordable by understanding how amortization works! What is Amortization for Mortgages? Are you two looking at buying a house in the near future? Chances are pretty high you’d like to keep your mortgage affordable. One of the best ways to prepare is understand the ins and […]

Homeowner Bills: Moving and Settling In

We’re moving along with getting the house ready for us. Since we gave our 60 days notice to the leasing office at the apartment, we’re not in a rush this time for the move. We’ve been moving some of the smaller boxes over the last week into the new place that was still packed up. […]

Fiscal Geek Interview

It’s another edition of Sunday Blogger where I share some of my personal favorite bloggers. Getting to Know Fiscal Geek This week Paul from Fiscal Geek has been kind enough to participate! Paul, could you tell us a little about yourself? By day I’m a network engineer at a very large corporation. I’ve been in […]

Don’t Buy a House Just for the $8,000 Tax Credit!

I have been a homeowner for less than a week and I’m already mad. While we were looking at places to buy we were given much advice, some good, some benign, and some just plain bad. Bad Home Buying Advice to Avoid The bad advice was from people who weren’t homeowners repeating things they’ve heard about […]

Twitter Post: Haiti Disaster Relief Donations Needed

Real quick, but important post- If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you’ve heard of the devastation in Haiti. there is a tremendous need for help. Please consider making a donation to a reputable charity. Oxfam is helping out the Haitian citizens. Here’s there tweet about the disaster relief. @oxfamamerica is already on the ground in #Haiti […]

Net Worth Review: December 2009

It’s time to do our monthly net worth review on Couple Money. Come see how progress we made this past month as we work towards financial freedom Moved to a New Apartment! We have moved into the new apartment. After unpacking much stuff for a guest who came over, we’re slowly adjusting. We don’t plan on unpacking […]