Is it Better to Renovate or Buy a New House?

(Today’s guest post comes from Angela Petteys. I recently had this very issue in my life and ended up making renovations.) When you purchased your home, you likely bought it because it worked well for a specific need you had. Maybe it was a comfortable size for you and your family, near parks and good … Read more

The High Price of Procrastination

An important aspect of productivity is the concept “Do It Now.” When one concludes that a particular thing should be done, the most cost-effective way to get it done is to do it now. But we often do not follow this ideal. Instead we procrastinate until not doing it becomes more painful than doing it.  … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 4-17-23

Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. Following are this week’s best. I hope you find them as useful as I did. This week’s favorites include why that mansion next door is ruining your life, what is it like to have “more than enough,” nine retirement myths, how buffers … Read more

How Much House Can I Afford?

The amount you spend on your house is possibly the most important factor in achieving financial independence and happiness in life. Overspending on the house will leave you with such a big housing bill that you will not have enough money to do all the other things you want to do. This mistake can take … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 11-1-21

(Don’t miss your chance to sign up for the upcoming Marriage and Money MD Conference November 15-17.  Attendance is free, but registration is required. There will be 18 speakers and 20 CME credits available. You don’t want to miss my two lectures. I will be speaking on Your Spouse is Your Greatest Financial Asset during the conference, … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 9-6-21

(Don’t forget to register for the Free Virtual Conference on Financial Freedom Through Real Estate coming this weekend, September 10-12. It is free, but you must register to get the link. Don’t miss me and 20+ other speakers including Brandon Turner from Bigger Pockets. Click HERE to register and learn more.) Each week I run into a … Read more