Is a House a Good Investment?
- CLIMBING OUT OF DEBT. Bennett, Neville // Te Karaka: The Ngai Tahu Magazine;Spring2006, Issue 32, p53
The article focuses on realizing one's potential and planning for the future in order to climb out of debt. The author encourages readers to put themselves in charge of their own lives by identifying their goals and planning ways to achieve them. Studies on the wealth of New Zealand show that...
- GEST MONEY SOLVED. // Money (14446219);Nov2005, Issue 10, p49
The article introduces a series of articles on financial planning. It provides ways to reduce the debt and save money for home deposit. The benefits of not investing all the money in shares or property is included. It presents advice on retirement planning.
- WHAT TO DO WITH $1,000; $10,000; $50,000 NOW. Bigda, Carolyn; Gengler, Amanda; Mangla, Ismat Sarah; Valdes-Dapena, Peter; Wang, Penelope; Lear, Samantha // Money;Nov2010, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p72
The article presents information on various options for investing money in the range of one to fifty thousand dollars, as of November 2010. These include suggestions related to home ownership, such as purchasing a condominium in Miami, Florida, or installing energy-efficient windows. Retirement...
- YOUR 10 FINANCIAL COMMANDMENTS. Cain, Joy Duckett // Essence (Time Inc.);Oct2006, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p111
The article presents a guide to financial planning. To begin saving, get direct deposit. Then set up a high-yield savings account, like those offered by ingdirect.com, that make automatic deductions from one's checking account. One should learn to differentiate between a want and a need when...
- The Gooches. Bigda, Carolyn // Money;Jul2004, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p55
When Dale and Deanna Gooch wed in 1996, they vowed to erase $63,000 in credit-card and student debt. "Do no more harm" became their mantra, says Dale, an accountant. Within three years, the debt was gone and they owned a home in Wichita. Dale, 39, and Deanna, 43, a high school teacher, used...
- Saving that deposit. Bekiaris, Maria // Money (Australia Edition);Jul2003, p28
Presents financial advice on home ownership, managing personal finance and avoiding debt in Australia. Guide to saving deposit; Importance of the system of paying yourself first; Application for mortgage.
- Not for Sale. Brown, Carolyn M. // Essence (Time Inc.);Sep2011, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p150
The article discusses options that U.S. homeowners who are facing foreclosures should consider. They include applying for a HUD Emergency Homeowner's Loan Program (EHLP) which offers mortgage payment relief to eligible homeowners experiencing a drop in income due to layoff or medical emergency....
- Financial Education, Gaining Steam, Now Has Its Own Month. Dymi, Amilda // National Mortgage News;4/25/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 31, p15
Focuses on the interest gained by financial education from banks, nonprofits and federal and state entities. Mortgage industry's promotion of homeownership and personal finance training service that benefits customers and help generates new business at lower risk; Efforts to educate borrowers.
- Homeownership, committed expenditure risk, and the stockholding puzzle. Fratantoni, MC // Oxford Economic Papers;Apr2001, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p241
Shows that committed expenditure risk associated with homeownership induces enough additional temperance to explain the stockholding puzzle, which is the microeconomic manifestation of the equity premium puzzle. Use of data from the 1989 Survey of Consumer Finances; Development of a model...