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The Different Types of Installment Loans

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An installment loan is a loan that allows you to pay back the loan with a number of scheduled payments over an agreed amount of time. Today, we are discussing the different types of installment loans so you can see which one is ideal for you. Keep in mind credit cards work in a similar manner but they are not considered installment loans. Unsecured Installment Loans Unsecured installment loans are usually for a small amount of money and have higher interest rates. However, they happen to be the most common type of loan found online. With this specific loan, you receive the money from the financial institution and pay back the loan over an agreed amount of time. You can utilize this loan when you need money only for a short period – 5 years or less. Lastly, when you make your payments on time it can help you rebuild your credit. Student Loans Student loans are another type of installment loan. With student loans, you receive a set amount of money for your educational costs and then once out of school you pay back the loans by paying a set amount each month. Student loans also allow you the ...

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First Ever Net Worth Report

    Well it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for, I’ve finally decided to post the Eyes on the Dollar Net Worth. I’ve seen some other bloggers who do this, and it usually inspires me to do better myself. I use a spread sheet in Google Documents to track our net worth so I don’t have to do any math. Determining net worth is easy. Add up what you own.Then, add up what you owe, and subtract the difference. Don’t get discouraged if you don’t come up with a positive number. We had a negative net worth for a long time. As long as you are moving toward positive, that’s the important part. I don’t expect that anyone else should have the same assets or liabilities that we do. Personal finance is personal, and everyone is at a different place in their journey. We all have different goals and time frames to achieve those. Let Me Explain   A few points before I share the numbers:  Yes, we probably have too much in cash. We have rentals, and something major could always need repair. I also sold a portion of my business this year, and I’m not sure what ...

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