Category Archives: Home Ownership

Operation Mortgage Freedom or Prisoner of Myth? The Soldier Dollar Wars

We all want the truth when it comes to financing our home, right?  What is truth?  This is part three of a series on housing and mortgages.  The last two posts covered some common beliefs about home ownership: September 8, … Continue reading

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Do you Live in a Dead Real Estate “Investment”? Reduce your Financial Crypt Quotient!

Common Belief:  My primary residence is a real estate investment. You want a great return on all your investments, right?  In this post you’ll learn that a homeowner consumes shelter and does not own a real estate investment. What does … Continue reading

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Home Ownership or Parasite Buffet? Who’s Sucking your Money Blood?

The next few posts will be a series on financing home ownership and a comparison of two popular mortgage products, the 15-year and 30-year fixed rate loan.  But first, I’d like to take a look at some common beliefs about … Continue reading

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