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Free Money for Illinois First Time Homebuyer

Free money does not come around too often.  Right now if you are a first time homebuyer in Illinois you could get $7,500 for free and a lower interest rate on your mortgage as well.  The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) has launched Welcome Home Illinois to encourage first time homebuyers.  For all the details […]

2nd Quarter Credit Card Bonus Categories

Anyone planning  to spend money on their house before June?  You better sign up quickly for this bonus category from the 3 major cards with bonus categories.    These cards (Discover It, Chase Freedom and Citibank Dividend )  give you 1% back on all your purchases and every quarter highlight bonus categories that give you 5% […]

Where to open and fund your Roth IRA

Enough planning.  It’s time for action.  2 months left to open and fund your 2013 Roth IRA.  For the past 4 month I have been introducing you to the Roth IRA (See here, here, here and here).  Today we will cover opening and funding the account. The Roth IRA is a type of account you […]