Budgeting for a Baby?

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Babies bring joy and excitement. They also bring substantial adjustments to the family budget! According to U.S. News and World Report, after adjusting for inflation, it costs about $267,233 in 2021 dollars to raise a baby to age 18 (based on previously published Bureau of Labor Statistics data). That’s a daunting number, to be sure…. [Read More]

Things to avoid saying in front of a Seller

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“This is my dream home.” This puts you at a disadvantage in negotiations. “That couch (lamp, table) is awful.” Don’t be critical of someone else’s decorating. “I can afford to spend $ number of dollars.” This limits your negotiations. “I can’t wait to get rid of that…” Insulting something in the house will turn off… [Read More]