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5 Reasons Buying a Home is Better Than Renting!

Purchasing a home offers amazing financial benefits. Renting a home offers amazing financial benefits for the owner of the property you are renting from. Keep that in mind the next time you think about staying in your rental.

1. You Are Paying For A Home Regardless if You Rent or Buy

Some will argue renting eliminates the costs of property taxes and home repairs. All renters should realize that all the expenses your landlord must incur (property taxes, repairs, insurance and etc.) are rolled into your rent anyway along with profit margin.

2.  Home Ownership Is a Form of Forced Savings

Studies have shown homeowners have a net worth 44X times higher than a renter. It was recently estimated that a family buying a average home this past January could build more than $40,000 in family wealth in the next five years.

3. Owning Is a Hedge Against Inflation

Home values and rents tend to go up at or higher than the rate of inflation. When you own, your home's value will protect you against in…

My New Favorite Dress: Black and White Stripe




I ordered a couple of new outfits for the spring/summer from the catalog company, Venus. I have not been in the mood to try on clothes lately. I just want to order and go. 

The older I have gotten, I am pretty good at seeing something and knowing if it will fit my body type or not. Being short and plump around my booty and midsection, strapless dresses have always been a hit for me. Learning to buy the ones with a bit more structure took a little longer. 

This dress I got on sale for $27 and I love it. The fabric is soft and doesn't feel cheap. The length is about a 1/2" too long but I can deal with that. 

Dress: Venus, Sweater: Blue Green Aqua, Necklace: Island Cowgirl, Sunglasses: Ray Ban, Flip Flops: Vans

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  1. That is so cute! I'm on the short side, too so it's hard to find to find maxi dresses that fit but that one looks so cute!

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  2. Love the monochrome dress. It really suits you :) www.shehearts.net

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