HI, I’M MATT
Here at Mom and Dad Money, I help you take control of your money so you can take care of your family
HI, I’M MATT
Here at Mom and Dad Money, I help you take control of your money so you can take care of your family
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Why We (Finally!) Decided to Buy a House

On July 17, my wife and I signed the final piece of paper and officially became homeowners for the first time in our lives. Up to that point we had always been renters, and while we were nervous about making such a big financial commitment, buying finally seemed like the right decision for our family at this point in our lives. Here's why.


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What Kind of Freedom Do You Want?

Every path, every decision, comes its own set of advantages and disadvantages. This is what makes personal finance so tricky. There are no right answers. There is only what's right for you given what you want and what you're willing to sacrifice. Only by clearly defining those two things can you start making financial decisions that truly give you the freedom you want.


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Learned Afflictions

I've come to be slightly obsessed with the idea of learned afflictions. These are things that aren't inherently problems, but that we've learned to feel inconvenienced by through years of conditioning. We all have them, and some of them may even be preventing you from reaching the financial success and stability you crave.


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Why the Tax Benefits of Owning Your Home Aren’t as Big as You Think

The mortgage interest deduction, the property tax deduction, and the capital gains tax exclusion are all potential benefits of owning a home. But they are all often overstated, sometimes nonexistent, and in all cases not a reason to spend more on a home than you would have otherwise.


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