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I'm a financial planner - here's why I won't buy a home

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Buying a home is a big life decision - and you don't need to do it simply because it's what you think you "should" do.
Financial planner, Eric Roberge, is happy renting his home because it works for his financial goals and desired lifestyle.
Owning a home leaves you vulnerable to unpredictable expenses and distractions that eat away at what's available to invest .
With renting, you have an expected, predictable expense from year to year that you can plan around.
Some people seem surprised when I tell them I rent by choice.
I'm a business owner and financial planner, I'm...
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