How Amortized Mortgage Loans Work

Mortgage loans are good because they provide us the opportunity to purchase a home before we have all of the cash saved up, but do you know how amortized mortgages loans really work?  They definitely come at a price and you should try to pay it off before the loan term (easy for me to say,…

Canon Rebel

And how much will that cost?

Why is it we’re so afraid to ask how much something costs, or even harder, ask for a better price? Is it pride or are we just afraid of looking like we don’t have the money as Benjamin Franklin said. “A man being sometimes more generous when he has but a little money than when…

Are You a Loaner?

Ever since our school days when we were taught to stand in line, we’ve become accustomed to getting ranked.  Well, now it’s time for your “loaner” ranking – not personality wise of course – but your appetite for debt! The loaner ranking is a snapshot in time and can change for the better or worse. …

Route 66 Road Trip Report

This post will be mostly pictures because it is too hard to even attempt to detail out our whole Route 66 road trip. In the end, we touched 8 states over 8 days and drove a total of 2,300 miles! Here’s a map to show our approximate trip:   We didn’t start in Chicago where…