Category Archives: Timeshares

Should I Buy a Timeshare?

Nearly all of us have heard about timeshares, and the supposedly great deals they offer over hotels. Many of us have also heard that they are a scam or a ripoff. While the timeshares sales people will make it out … Continue reading

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Clark Howard Hates Timeshares

When deciding on a major purchase, many consumers look to expert opinions to help them decide whether or not a purchase is a good idea. As the star of The Clark Howard Show, Clark Howard is a consumer expert who … Continue reading

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Will RCI Buy Back My Timeshare?

I get a lot of emails about timeshares, with most of the questions being about how to get out of a timeshare that the person no longer wants. If I can pass along one piece of advice for those who … Continue reading

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What Does Dave Ramsey Think About Timeshares?

While I don’t always agree with the financial advice that Dave Ramsey gives to his listeners, we’re both on the same page when it comes to timeshares. Ramsey doesn’t have a high regard for them, and he believes that people … Continue reading

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FTC Warns of Timeshare Resale Scams

If you own a timeshare and have attempted to sell it, you already know that it’s a far more difficult process than you ever imagined it would be. The main issue is that there are far more of these vacation … Continue reading

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Money Management from A to Z

By Jamie Englert Managing your finances may seem like a dizzying mass of numbers. But you can also think of personal finance in terms of letters, as in the initials of some important personal finance terms to know. From bonds … Continue reading

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10 Lifestyle Investments to Avoid

One of the selling tactics that I have been hearing more and more these days is to make purchases as a “lifestyle investment.” The entire term bothers me in a number of ways, but the worst part is be bringing … Continue reading

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Things Most People Regret Buying

As you go through life, you’re going to make a lot of purchases. Some of these purchases you’ll be proud of, while others you’ll regret and wonder what ever possessed you to make them. The key to not regretting the … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Timeshares Are A Bad Deal

For the vast majority of people, timeshare resort units are a huge waste of money. Here are 10 things that that the timeshare sales rep won’t tell you, but you really should know before you consider buying one: 1. Time … Continue reading

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Worst Investments

I was thinking the other day that while people often talk about the best investments out there, rarely do they talk about the worst investments you can make. It’s as if there is an assumption that everyone will magically know … Continue reading

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