“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
-Mohandas K. Gandhi
In this section you will find links to books, articles outside LoanGuide.com or videos that we have found to be highly useful in helping you learn how to keep more of your own money in your own pocket. The singular focus of all these resources is borrowing money – for whatever reason, and from whatever
source. These are excellent resources to learn how to spend less of your hard-earned money on renting other people’s money.
Some of these resources are free, but most are not. Don’t let that scare you off. All of them are a very small investment considering the amount of money you can save, and investing time and money in knowledge is never a bad use of resources. Again, we welcome your comments and hope you find these tools and resources as valuable as we have.
Before you take on the largest debt you’ll ever have, you should have more – and better – information than you’ve ever had before. Whether you are a novice or an expert real estate investor this book provides the information you need to finally understand what lending channel, what loan product, and what price point truly fits your need. If you are an engineer looking to dig deeply into the nuts and bolts of how this works you will love the tools and analyses in this book. If you are more interested in just drilling in and getting quick answers, this book is an excellent reference guide with easy-to-find, high quality advice.
You Only Live Once is the guide to achieving your best life through smart money moves. Before you even begin making a budget, you need to think about why. Where do you see yourself financially in ten years? Five years? This time next year? What does money do for you? Once you know your destination, you can begin charting your course. Step-by-step guidance walks you through the budgeting process, and shows you how to plan your financial path to point toward your goals. You’ll learn how to prioritize spending, how to save efficiently, and how to take advantage of simple tools you didn’t know you had.
If you’re a cash-strapped 20- or 30-something, it’s easy to get freaked out by finances. But you’re not doomed to spend your life drowning in debt or mystified by money. It’s time to stop scraping by and take control of your money and your life with this savvy and smart guide.
Broke Millennial shows step-by-step how to go from flat-broke to financial badass. Unlike most personal finance books out there, it doesn’t just cover boring stuff like credit card debt, investing, and dealing with the dreaded “B” word (budgeting).
Even though half of all Americans put money aside for retirement, it isn’t until they reach their sixties that many realize that they haven’t saved enough. With The Five Years Before You Retire, you’ll hone in on what you need to do in the next five years to maximize your current savings and create a realistic plan for your future. This book guides you through each financial, medical, and familial decision, from taking advantage of the employer match your company offers for your 401k program to enrolling in Medicare to discussing housing options with your family. Covering every aspect of retirement planning, these straightforward strategies explain in detail how you can make the most of your last few years in the workforce and prepare for the future you’ve always wanted.