Tips to Build Your Home’s Equity

Tips to Build Your Home’s Equity

Homeownership comes with an extremely useful financial benefit—equity. Simply put, equity is the amount of your home you actually own. It is calculated by the difference between your home’s market value and the amount you owe. You don’t notice it as it grows, but it...
Should You Choose a 15-year or 30-year Mortgage?

Should You Choose a 15-year or 30-year Mortgage?

Buying a home is one of the most expensive things you will ever do in your lifetime. That’s why it is important to consider your options when applying for a mortgage. While there are a multitude of options available, people seem to pick between the two most famous...
Should You Pay Your Mortgage Early?

Should You Pay Your Mortgage Early?

If you have a roof over your head (and you’re not renting), you’re probably paying a mortgage. Mortgages account for one of the most common loans Americans have. Like most people, you might also be dreaming about the day you’re free of this debt. And depending...
Tips to Make the Most of Distance Learning

Tips to Make the Most of Distance Learning

Everything this year has been out of the ordinary. COVID-19 forced many students to transition to remote learning beginning mid-March. The learning situation this fall is likely to go the same route as the pandemic continues to affect most of the United States. We...
How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time

How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time

Buying and selling a home at the same time can be complex. You have to accept that you can’t control everything that happens during this process as many factors come into play. However, you shouldn’t be scared because it is definitely doable. It is in fact quite...
11 Easy Ways to Save Money on Energy Bills

11 Easy Ways to Save Money on Energy Bills

How much does your household spend on energy? According to the EIA, the average monthly electricity bill is $117.65 for American homeowners. Depending on the season, energy costs can soar hundreds of dollars higher. Homes that consume vast amounts of energy pay double...