Many homeowners will be taking advantage of winter savings on supplies and the off-season availability of contractors to use a home equity line of credit (HELOC) to finance home renovations. According to recent research from TD Bank, more than three quarters (80 percent) of responding homeowners ... » Learn More about Should I Dip Into Equity and Renovate?
Purple lovers rejoice! Pantone has picked 18-3838 Ultra Violet as its 2018 color of the year. According to an article by Joanne Friedrick at Home Furnishings News (HFN), the blue-based purple is described as “provocative, thoughtful and mystical” as well as “evocative of the night sky and the ... » Learn More about Purple Passion: Ultra Violet Named 2018 Color of the Year
Cold temperatures, holiday decorations, storms, candles and space heaters all most likely played a role in the increased number of fires reported so far this year, according to the National Fire Protection Association and the U.S. Fire Administration. In fact, the American Red Cross claims that in ... » Learn More about Fire Safety 101: Simple Tips to Help Prevent Fires in the Home
Like many Americans, you may be looking for a way to bring down your credit card debt. To help, the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) offers the following six tips. Pause some spending. Identify any automated payments that can be eliminated or temporarily paused while ... » Learn More about Reducing Credit Card Debt: 6 Ways
Many of us wish we were more organized. From the state of our home, to our business and finances, organization can make much of life easier, or more difficult. The following tips come from Time Timer, a trusted tool for organizational professionals, families, schools and businesses to help people ... » Learn More about 7 Practical Ways to Improve Organization