Merry Christmas! For the last post of the year, I thought I’d do a recap of the 10 most popular posts of 2017, in case you missed one of them. Here they are, in order of popularity:
As a pastor, one of your greatest earthly rewards is the clergy housing allowance. Though it’s nothing compared to the rewards you’re piling up in heaven, it is definitely something that should not be overlooked.
Here are some things to remember as you prepare your 2018 clergy housing allowance request:
I’ve always assumed I had good credit based on my behaviors, but I never knew my credit score. Then, we bought a house 3 years ago and had to apply for a mortgage.
The mortgage broker was downright giddy when he pulled our credit reports and got our scores. He excitedly told me that he could count on one hand the people that he had worked with with an 800+ score. Yay, I’m a celebrity in his world!
I recently received a message from a reader wondering what she should do with her extra income. Should she put the extra into retirement or towards paying off her house early? She was having a disagreement with a family member and wanted to hear my take on the issue. Well, here it is:
It can be so frustrating watching other people make mistakes when you know better. In this post I go through several mistakes that I have personally witnessed in hopes that it will help you avoid them and their ugly consequences.
Estimated mortgage payments listed on popular websites can be very misleading. Mortgage payments consist of a lot more than just principal and interest.