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Do you have some money that you want to invest in a portfolio that will not just help you gain profits but also help make the world...
Ah, can you feel that? The end of June is approaching, which means it’s time for the summer weather pattern to descend on Portland. There are clear skies and plenty of sun sun sun in the forecast. Feels like the perfect time to play hooky, no? I’m taking this...
Hiring a financial planner is like working with a nutritionist or a personal trainer. They can serve as a guide and a coach—both pointing you in the right direction and encouraging you to get there. For some people, that kind of instruction is invaluable. But not everyone with a...
There are three primary housing situations available—buying a condo, buying a house, or renting an apartment. Each has its benefits and drawbacks. Let’s take a look at the advantages of each—which are also usually the disadvantages of the others. Warning: There’s no one-size-fits-all here. What you’re going to find...
Anyone who grew up with grandparents that lived through the Great Depression probably has a story or two about extreme frugality. When you never had to ration bread or stand in a soup line, it seems pretty silly to see your Grandma hoarding canned goods or haggling with...
The simple answer to this is yes, you absolutely can finance a used car. But the better question is—should you? After all, aren’t there more risks to financing used instead of new cars? Today, we’ll touch on those two questions as well as the best ways to go about financing...
Solar panels are quietly gaining momentum. According to information from the Solar Industry Energy Association (SIEA), there were 1 million homes with solar installations in 2016, rising to 1.6 million homes this year. It’s expected the number will reach two million in 2019, and more than four million by...
Debt management (also called credit counseling) is a booming industry these days as more and more consumers drown in credit card debt. With ads promising easy debt relief, these programs are tempting to anybody struggling to stay on top of debt. But are they legit? Will they help...