5 Home Improvements That Add Value

by Andrew Schreiber 28. May 2013
As a homeowner you need to realize that there are some home improvements that will boost your home’s value and some improvements that are probably not worth it. One general rule of thumb is that luxury-type renovations and renovations that conform to your specific lifestyle might not always improve value. Things like a pool, in-home studio, or extravagant landscaping do not always add value to your home. The majority of buyers find the following items to be more appealing: Kitchen Remodel ... [More]

Spring Clean Your Finances in 6 Days - Part 2

by Stacy Tharp 8. May 2013
Welcome back to the 6 Day Spring Clean Your Finances Challenge! In case you missed part 1, click here. Otherwise, we're on to day 3... Day 3: Take a Look at Your Retirement Plan Step 1: Do you have a retirement plan? If so, move on to step 2. If not, start one…right now! Never underestimate the power of compound interest. You can start by looking into retirement plans that your employer offers. There are often incentives associated with these accounts that make these investments worth you... [More]

Spring Clean Your Finances in 6 Days - Part 1

by Stacy Tharp 6. May 2013
'Tis the season of spring cleaning – my favorite time of year! What? You disagree? Well how about right AFTER spring cleaning? Coming home to a freshly cleaned house is a wonderful way to come home. It leaves you feeling relaxed and stress-free…that is, until you start to think about other areas of your life causing you stress. Solution: Spring clean those other areas of your life as well! Organize your space at work, clean out your email inbox and…here’s the doozy: cle... [More]


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