December 2009

How to Manage Your Finances After a Divorce

Personal Finance

I came across an interesting statistic that blew me away the other day:  After a divorce, a woman’s income decreases on average by 79%, while a man’s increases by 49%. Think about that for a minute.  How would you respond to a seventy-nine percent decrease in your income?  How would you respond if your income grew by forty-nine […]

What Does Your Mortgage APR Indicate?

Personal Finance

You’ve seen it a thousand times – but perhaps you haven’t given it much thought.  What does A.P.R. stand for and what should we be aware of when it comes to these three little letters?  Let’s face it, mortgage financing can be confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. Mortgage APR or Annual Percentage Rate […]