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Life As You Own It 6.21.14 Segment 3

Jun 24, 2014|

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  1. Life As You Own It 7.24.14 Segment 3

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    housing market found at 2:48

    see and an increasing and increasing the age of the first time home buyers . Mom and we're gonna see a difference is those first time homers commend they're gonna be buying. Smaller houses and so I think we will see is that pattern changes were going to continue to see which we've seen because the housing market . A raise in the average age of first time homebuyers and the size of that home their purchasing. Impacted already by the
  2. Life As You Own It 7.24.14 Segment 1

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    back to school found at 4:11

    for yet it like that again it did stuff him on the back to school anywhere leave it where it's summer got a well we'll tell you where to go to get to school supplies and a
  3. Life As You Own It 7.24.14 Segment 2

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    back to school found at 13:22

    we continuing the should stay or go on that deal. Next stop. Back to school all. What does summer ago well whenever we come back from the break we're gonna tell you with a road trip she
  4. Life As You Own It 7.16.14 Segment 2

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    home loan found at 2:45

    paradigm shift here. Obviously for the past 34 decades if you're tracking interest rates on mortgages you'd notice that in general taking -- as at five every contain year. Average window of time decade over decade mortgage rates have typically. Trended lower lower lower so when moving up and home or. Refinancing your whatever has come along -- been -- the benefit at a lower interest rates usually it's is an additional motivate her for people that are looking at moving like -- you know we're. Seven and a quarter and my first home loan for example was eight and a quarter. And when I bought my is my next home I think I got seven or something so it was a huge. Different generate over just a couple of years period of time was when rates dipped down I was able to buy another home. For not a whole lot more money. Even those more expensive house because my interest was so much -- well. That's typically what we've seen. As a trend and people of enjoyed that now that might be changing so if you look at the Adam average rate of the past few years. Interest rates dip down to a record level on the low threes on a thirty year mortgage November 2012. And it took till about
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-- -- mark McDougal and -- know what Craig Miller is no longer in the studio we. Had to slip after an appointment and I apologize folks nearly in half of this dynamic -- the more dynamic of the -- would only half nonetheless. OK if you just checking us out remember. Your first time Lester you can go to. You go to YouTube you can watch the the the video podcasts you can nine you can take is on the road with you on iTunes I heart radio tune in now. Com all of these options to include now just over forty affiliates throughout. The midwest the south west ends -- -- south that you can catch on your local radio station. So thanks for joining us and we hope that you are a regular listener to life you you won't it it's OK I. I have got a couple tools for you that I -- that I began to share those for personal finance ones that we like these Bankrate meant dot com learn best. All fantastic resource to educate yourself work on your budget. One for a college savings US news and world report -- got a net price calculator. On US news.com. That's a good one that you can not used to identify what's it gonna cost for your kids' education. I'm also saving for college dot com is a conference website includes tools and resource related by 29 plans. Scholarships financially programs as well as cost calculator on the rankings of the best performing 529 -- plans -- On retirement planning like this one on ARP retirement calculator go to AARP dot org go to the tools section. I'm also there's a flexible retirement planner. On is a free program that's more sophisticated and they are AARP calculator and you can find it it flexible retirement planner dot com. It's free. Folks what I'm giving you these are free resources. On the and then finally for insurance on the life foundation -- you can access is calculators. On the light. Happens dot org that's life happens dot org it's a nonprofit organization you can run. Scenarios and get information about health life disability and long term care insurance. And it also has tacklers to help you determine that the -- that -- insurance needs in the resource for finding an agent so. Some fantastic resources and what I'm gonna -- is on and make sure we post these. On -- website life as you own it dot com keeping check them out and please use the tools they are furry. With an emphasis on -- three OK don't put the cart before the house that simple one folks but tablets make sure that you understand it. That that the real cost associated with owning a home. Is something that we talk about each and every every weekend on the -- on the what we come across the sometimes is that there are people that have car payments. That are very similar to what their house payment would be. On now weakening -- that those car payments only for five years in the mortgage payment might -- for thirty but we can also agreed that the home. Stays the same or goes up in value over those thirty years in fact it goes up in value over the thirty years where's the car only goes down get down and it. Down. So make sure that before you determined to go by that nice new car that's -- You know 750 or 800 dollar payment to -- it in your financial picture. More importantly is something sustainable long term can start to plant the seeds of you were. Retirement which is homeownership. For law has a long term investment can be a great investment if you do the math. Car ownership. Car should be a means to get to work -- -- -- argue with you about the fact that sometimes the little more a matter status symbol they're -- out -- I've driven a nice car to in my day -- might appreciate beautiful vehicles but I. Make sure that your budget is one can afford the vehicle second to the lifestyle so can you afford the -- are -- -- lead the planning and things you need to do in the second week. Have you identified how that that vehicle that's going down in value if it's in the year overall goals all right as we wrap this show up gonna -- of the ten. Safest cities out of it. -- hundred largest match ball carries the United States and number one Irvine California and number two Fremont California. Gilbert Arizona Plano Texas Henderson Nevada Scottsdale Arizona shoot the Vista California Boise Idaho shout out my friends and family Boise Irving Texas Texas in Chandler Arizona. If you wanna find out the ten not so safe city -- your life if you own it and remember. Check us out next weekend we hope you have as much fun as we have a life if you wanted to remember to stay -- game.

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