Does Doing it Yourself Pay in the Long Run?

One of the seldom discussed advantages of homeownership is the do-it-yourself opportunities it allows. Homeowners can do any of the maintenance and repair chores themselves, while renters pay for it in the cost of their monthly rent. Homeowners can provide untaxed labor that reduces their need for cash flow and income. I am unaware that […]

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Ask the Readers: Do You Manage Your Own Investments?

As the role of money managers and investment advisers change following the stock market crash, many “normal” investors are re-evaluating the value in hiring someone to make financial decisions for them. You know that we’re big proponents of understanding what you’re investing in and, if you feel comfortable, managing those investments yourself. But it may […]

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