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Smart Holiday Travel Tips
Posted Monday November 7, 2022 in Home Improvement

Holiday travel is here with Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner! During this time of year traveling can be challenging thanks to the nearly two million travelers per day jet setting during these holiday months. To help keep your sanity and to make sure you arrive at your destination and not stuck in a… Read more »

Family Fall Fun Done on a Budget
Posted Monday October 31, 2022 in Home Improvement

Fall is such a fun time of year. The weather starts to cool down, families can get outside and make memories together. This year especially, it’s important to save more than you spend. Here are some wonderful fall traditions to do with your family that cost little to nothing. Visit a Pumpkin Patch One of… Read more »

Is Refinancing Now A Good Idea?
Posted Friday October 21, 2022 in Mortgage

The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate .75% in September and concerns over how this would affect the personal finances of millions of Americans started to arise. While an increase in rates may help tame inflation, they don’t always help consumers. However, some homeowners may still benefit from mortgage refinancing. In fact, even with… Read more »

Homeownership Benefits
Posted Friday October 14, 2022 in Real Estate

There are many perks associated with buying a house that go beyond the house itself. For example, financial stability, financial strength, tax deductions, a permanent home, and a sense of community are all perks that come along with owning a home. The rewards of homeownership may seem daunting, but they are well worth it. Long-Term… Read more »

Decorating On A Budget
Posted Friday October 7, 2022 in Home Improvement

We’ve all been spending more time at home lately. After a while, looking at the same thing every day starts to get old. Many of us are ready for a change. Yet, with inflation hitting furniture prices of late, many people are finding it harder to decorate at a reasonable cost. Household furnishings and supplies… Read more »

Using Your Home Equity To Help You Retire
Posted Friday September 30, 2022 in Mortgage, Real Estate

Over the last year the average homeowner in the United States gained roughly $64,000 in equity due to home price appreciation. Now, whether you’ve just retired or you’re thinking about retirement, you may be considering your options for this whole new stage of your life. Here are a few ways that you can go about… Read more »