While looking into some different college savings options, I came across Uniform Transfer to Minors Act (UTMA) and Uniform Gift to Minors Act (UGMA) accounts. So what are these accounts, and are they a good choice for your child’s education fund? Let’s take a look.
The fact of the matter is, weddings are expensive. But how does one go about setting that magic wedding budget number? From one bride to another, here are some tips for setting a realistic budget – and sticking to it along the way.
You might think that you can just use whatever financial gifts your friends and family give you for your down payment, but it’s not as cut and dried as you might think. When you’re qualifying for a mortgage, the source of the funds in your bank account will matter just as much as how much money you actually have. Here’s what you need to know if someone’s given you money to put toward your down payment.
With a fish, two cats and a child to take care of, I don’t have much time, or the skill, to take care of a garden. But I still want some plants around the house. So I did some research and found out that air plant terrariums require the least amount of gardening skill and knowledge – so of course that’s the type of terrarium I went with. If you lack green thumbs but still want to DIY a terrarium, here’s how to do it!
Are timeshares worth the money? Are they a scam or super-sweet deal? It’s a hotly debated topic, so let’s take a look at the facts and figure out if a timeshare could be right for you!
I love my grandma, and while I know she can’t do everything she used to do, I also respect that living with relatives just isn’t for her. She isn’t, however, ready to make the jump to assisted living. If you’re concerned about an older friend or relative who’s in the same situation, here’s what you can do to make things safe and easy some of the worry.
Not all homes are built from the ground up; there’s truly more than one way to build a house. Today, let’s chat about two types of homes that are built in a factory – modular and manufactured – and the differences between them.
Are you trying to pick the best kind of countertop for your kitchen remodel? Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about concrete countertops.
Have you ever postdated a check? Did you know that postdating your check doesn’t necessarily ensure that the money will stay in your account until the date you wrote on the check? Don’t let misunderstandings or overdraft fees kill your bank account. Before you bust out the checkbook, here are some things to know.
After a recent (rather expensive) trip to the vet, I began to wonder if pet insurance would be a cost-effective way to get my pets the care they need. Is pet insurance worth the money? Let’s take a closer look to find out!