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Pros and Cons of Staging a Home for a Quick Sale

If you have been trying to sell your home during this difficult market and find that it has taken far longer than you had anticipated, you may be considering hiring a professional home stager. If so, you will want to know the pros and cons before pursuing. The first task in staging your home [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Bills and Payments, Finances, Investing, Loan, Mortgage|Comments Off on Pros and Cons of Staging a Home for a Quick Sale

Top Tips to Keep Your Head above Water after a Lay-Off

If you find yourself in the nearly ten percent recently laid off, you may not be prepared for the loss of income. Hopefully you are able to qualify for unemployment benefits, as these benefits will help to get you through the next few months until you are able to acquire a new job. These [...]

By | October 22nd, 2017|Bills and Payments, Family, Finances, Frugal Living, Savings|Comments Off on Top Tips to Keep Your Head above Water after a Lay-Off

Moving In Together? – How to Deal with Household Costs

Moving in together with your partner is a big step in a relationship. It is also a big step in regards to finances. Moving in together can ease the burden on both of your wallets as household costs will more than likely be shared by both of you. Advance planning is necessary for a [...]

Basic Financial Information Tips (Part I)

Here are some financial tips, definitions, and information that will hopefully help you save money or get out of debt. Savings.  Pay yourself first. Start now stashing 10% of your income in an “Emergency” savings. Don’t use it for anything but real emergencies. Keep a “For Sure” savings account for yearly expenses you know are [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Bills and Payments, Jobs & Money, Loan, Mortgage, Savings|0 Comments

Time to Organize Your Bill Paying

Now that a new leaf has turned, and we’re setting goals to do better this year, let’s start by getting organized and de-cluttering our home.  While it is always helpful to get organized around the house by cleaning out closets, under the bed, the garage, and wherever else is messy, it’s always a good idea [...]

By | January 6th, 2016|Bills and Payments, Jobs & Money|Comments Off on Time to Organize Your Bill Paying