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Solutions...with Courtney Anderson! What is Holding You Back from Surpassing Your Goals? Business. Legal. Life.

Informed…Not Simply Outraged. 

Attorney. Author. Humorist. Professor. Award-winning International Strategic Leadership Innovator, Courtney Elizabeth Anderson, J.D., M.B.A., M.S. (, is "The Workplace Relationship Expert" ™ , executive director of the International Workplace Relationship Council, and practices the "Joyful Art of Business!"™ around the world. 

Leading workplace relationship policy expert who has advised various domestic and international entities including Boeing, Cirque du Soleil, The United States House of Representatives and Wal-Mart. Media appearances include: BusinessWeek, MSNBC, The Wall Street Journal, FOX News, Cosmopolitan, CNN International, USA Today, CNN - HLN, The Christian Science Monitor, HuffingtonPost, Sorbet magazine (Dubai) and many more. She has worked for global clients in North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Africa (South Africa), Asia (Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India), Australia and Europe (Italy, The Netherlands, Spain).

"Solutions…with Courtney Anderson!" is a weekly show that delivers pragmatic concepts and tools that will permit you to surpass your goals!


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Feb 26, 2014


SHOW NOTES: This episode is part of our FINANCIAL FIERCENESS!™ series! Our FINANCIAL FIERCENESS!™ series integrates our financial goals into our overall strategic development plan for surpassing our goals. This episode is, “How to buy your first (or next, or best) home!”

Many of us remember some discussion with a relative when we were teenagers wherein we were told, “This is my house! I make the rules. When you have your own house, you can make the rules!”

This show first explores the question of why we think we want to buy a home. Do we want a house because of the freedom of being able to decorate it anyway that we desire (purple polka-dots, etc.) and the ability to do what we want, when we want, how we want? Then, purchasing a home for ourselves may be a great choice to ensure that we are joyful in our lives! If we are not sure where we want to reside and we despise the idea of having to do maintenance, it may not be the right time for us to purchase a property.

Once you determine why you want to purchase a home, how do you buy it? If you pay cash for it, do not spend every single penny that you have. Always leave a cushion of extra money. Ensure that you negotiate the best possible price and do not let anyone know that you are in love with a property until you have closed on it (and it is yours). If you are borrowing money, again, do not spend every penny you have on the down payment and closing costs. Always leave yourself an extra cushion. Prior to applying for any loan, raise your credit score as high as you possibly can (low credit utilization, pay everything on time, etc.). Ensure that you understand how much of a payment you will comfortably be able to make on your income. Do not borrow the maximum amount that you are approved for. For most people [...]


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