The Pros of Being a Self-Builder (And How to Protect Yourself)

As the housing market heats up, there are lots of people out there looking for alternatives to traditional home buying. That can mean looking at renting in an apartment and putting your extra cash into other investments, living at home with your parents in order to save enough for a down payment or just moving … … Continue reading

The best and greenest Mobile Network around

Being considerate of the environment is very important in today’s world, what with the rise of Global Warming and The Greenhouse Effect. You can support the cause by using Green-friendly providers, these providers come in the form of your typical electricity, internet, water, cable and even mobile companies. To assist the effort, these providers adhere … … Continue reading

How is Your Vacation Rental Doing?

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Owning a vacation rental has been a love-hate emotion for me. We bought a lakefront condo 10 years ago near lakes and an area known for entertainment venues, for what I thought at the time were great reasons. Why we bought. Diversify our investment holdings. We only own one home, no land, no rentals. Much of our portfolio … … Continue reading

Five Affordable Alternatives to the iPhone

The Apple iPhone is one of the most popular smartphones on the market, but it certainly isn’t affordable for everyone. Apple also seems to come out with a new and more expensive version every few months. This doesn’t help. Their soon to be released model, the iPhone X, costs around $1,000/£1,000. Fortunately, there are options … … Continue reading

Go Green This Halloween

Fall is once again upon us and with it the fun and festivities surrounding Halloween. According to the National Retail Federation: “More than 171 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year, spending an average $82.93, up from last year’s $74.34. Total spending is expected to reach $8.4 billion, an all-time high in the history of NRF’s … … Continue reading