2011 was an interesting year – that’s for sure. We had a directionless stock market that was up and down more than the Maverick rollercoaster at Cedar Point. The European debt crisis dominated news headlines like a Kardashian sister, and the economic data had mixed reviews throughout the entire year. So, what does 2012 have in store for this great economy of ours in the United States?
Chestnuts roasting on an open…candle? When you buy a home, chances are pretty good that you are going to have to compromise something, and for us our compromises were the lack of a porch and a fireplace. The good news is that there are fireplace alternatives out there for those of us that are fireplace-challenged.
'Tis the season for holiday tips. Every year I wonder which of our beloved and hard-working service providers should get a holiday tip. There are many different life situations that dictate who, how much and what should be given. I’ve done some perusing of the online variety to find out what holiday tipping etiquette prevails. Following is a list of many people that generally receive a holiday tip – and ideas for what those tips could be.
Decorate for Christmas with holiday decorations that can make your home sparkle. Here are 13 holiday decor tips for the indoors and outdoors.
Looking for innovative and useful gifts to give as stocking stuffers? Check out this list of presents under $25 for every personality on your holiday shopping list!
Because fewer and fewer people are deciding to take the plunge into the murky waters of selling a home, remodeling projects are on the rise. Instead, home owners are refinancing and investing more into their existing homes to make them more comfortable, to modernize them or perhaps to make it easier to sell it in this competitive market.
Bank account shrinking but your waistline is growing? With only five weeks to go until the holiday season hits, make a few healthy changes to save you money!
Whether you’re purchasing down to free up money or purchasing up to meet the needs of your growing family, here are five tips for potential home buyers.
What is a living trust? It can help you avoid probate court and give you peace of mind that your assets will be handled properly if you die or are incapacitated.
Student loans got you (and your bank account) down? Check out these tips to ease paying for your education!