The Most Important Questions To Ask When Buying A House

The Most Important Questions To Ask When Buying A House

You’ve crossed out all the important things on your list: you’ve convinced yourself that you want to buy a house, you have the funds, and you’re ready to apply for that mortgage. What’s next? That fun part of touring houses for sale all over town and picking out the house that you think is right for you.

But before you commit yourself to buy that elegant old home that looks straight out of a Hollywood movie scene, ask yourself some important key questions. It’s almost sure that upon close inspection, every house will have an issue – from a minor repair to a major structural flaw. Obviously, you should know these things before you buy a property.

Happy New Year and Reflections on 2019

Happy New Year to all readers of Grokking Money! It’s been over 3 months since I published an article on this blog. It has been quite hectic on the work front and I have hardly managed to catch some sleep, let alone find time to blog. I just returned from a vacation to India. It … Read moreHappy New Year and Reflections on 2019

Immigrant Finances #20: A Journey to FI

A Journey to FI

I am excited to present the 20th guest of the interview series, the blogger behind A Journey To FI. In his own words, “I truly believe my journey to FI started with the lessons my parents taught me when I was a kid. I can still remember my dad saying. “Son, when things are going great that is when you should be saving the most because you don’t know when things are going to go bad“. In the context of FI, I can say this has been one of the most important lessons in my life so thanks Dad!. The journey continues but now I plan to bring others on my quest

Immigrant Finances #19: Dr. Breathe Easy Finance

Immigrant Finances Interview Series - Dr Breathe Easy Finance

I am excited to present the 19th guest of the interview series, Dr. Breathe Easy Finance. His goal is to reduce financial illiteracy among young professionals. Immigrant physicians might understand him more. He is catering to the beginners – babies and toddlers in financial literacy.

Immigrant Finances #18: The Frugal Physician

Immigrant Finances Interview Series - The Frugal Physician

I am excited to present the 18th guest of the interview series, The Frugal Physician. She is a mother, a wife, and a primary care physician trained in internal medicine. Her family was the typical physician household that inflated their lifestyle right out of residency. They found ourselves deep in student debt and unhappy, even though they supposedly had everything. Reluctantly at first, they found the utility of frugality and it turns out to be the best thing that ever happened to them. Now, they are swiftly making our way out of debt and towards financial freedom.