Should We Put More Debt on Credit Cards to Finish the Basement? – Corrie

“Dear Steve, We just bought a house six months ago and own $229,000 on it. We owe almost $35,000 in credit card bills and recently my full time job went to part time, so I am earning less than half of what I did a couple of months ago. Since we just bought our house …

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Should We Payoff the House, Make Improvements, or Neither? – Nare

“Dear Steve, My wife and I would like to make about $60 K worth of improvements to our house. The problem is, the house right now (with improvements over time that we’ve made) is already worth $11 K less than the maximum selling price it would fetch on the current market. We don’t necessarily improve …

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