It’s been a rough year, and, chances are, the holidays are going to look a little bit different for you this year. Even if you’re not holding big parties or get
You’ve been renting for a while now and you’re wondering if you’re finally ready to be a homeowner. Here are some questions to ask yourself to help determine whether or not you are ready to make the jump and buy a home: CAN I SAVE FOR A DOWN PAYMENT? While there are a few low or no down payment mortgage options, most traditional loans require at ...
Want to do some upgrades on your home but feeling a little cramped by your budget? Here are some ideas for easy fixes around the house that won’t break the bank. REPLACE HARDWARE Replacing old or mismatched hardware in a kitchen or bathroom can instantly pull the room together. Choose a style that compliments the existing room or is versatile ...
You’ve decided you’re finally ready to take the plunge and become a home owner. Before you start picking wall colors and flooring, you need to prepare for the mortgage process. Check out some of steps you should take as you prepare to apply for a mortgage. PULL CREDIT REPORT You need to make sure there aren’t any collection notices or ...
We have previously talked about what a seller needs to do during an open house, but there are also steps the buyer can take to ensure this process is as smooth and problem free as possible. Here are tips on maintaining good open house etiquette. DRESS THE PART For many, visiting open houses is a multi-hour process. Dress comfortably but still look ...
Hiring a financial advisor can help you make important decisions with confidence. However, if you don’t take the right steps, you may end up hiring the wrong person.
If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to be prepared for anything and everything. This mindset should also extend to your finances. Here are some end of year financial
Staying on a budget can always be a tough balancing act, even more so during the holiday season. Here are some tips to help you stay on budget during the holiday season.
With so many people searching for jobs at the moment and a large number of postings available out there, there are bound to be people out there waiting to take advantage
While the holidays may look a little different this year, there are still ways you can get into the spirit through charity work. Here are some ideas on how you can give
The holidays are an exciting time of year, but even with so much going on, you can't let your finances fall to the wayside. Here are some things to keep in mind this
When debt becomes too much, some people turn to debt relief to help them through the process. There are two main types of debt relief. Here we’ll discuss those two
Finding a new place to live can be exciting, but being handed your new lease, especially if it's your first time renting, can be overwhelming. Here are some factors to