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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…

Thought of the Day: Less is More


The older I get the less I want. I mean how many pairs of shoes can one have? Or belts, or purses, or skirts, or jeans, or dresses. It makes life junky if you ask me. You see so many minimalist bloggers that say they don't want much but then parade around taking photos of all their new things.

To me this is pretty hypocritical. This is why you don't see many outfit posts here. I just don't buy a lot of clothes, totes, earrings, bangles, shoes, etc. I have a small closet and I think this has been the best thing in the world for me to deal with. I wear a couple of items and then they wear out. Then I buy something new. 

To me saving has become very important and it makes me richer is more than one sense.

What are you takes on this? Love to hear? 

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