Imagine a life where you had no debt and could just about anything you wanted. Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? For most people, even ones high paying jobs they’re still financially free. They may still have a mortgage or car payment each month, or maybe they have a bad habit of overspending, so they’re still […]
Homeownership shouldn’t be something that only a few people can enjoy. Discover some of the best tips for buying a home with imperfect credit.
Worrying about how to keep your family safe is a pretty common concern for most parents. Between natural disasters to burglaries, it can be hard to feel like you are keeping everyone safe from things you can or can’t avoid. Fortunately, we’ve collected a few tips on what you can do to make your home […]
With such a fast-moving housing market, it’s vital that new realtors make a good impression on clients. Click here to learn our tips for impressing clients.
Let’s face it, saving for higher education can feel overwhelming at times. Many parents have concerns about the rising cost of college and the impact of student loan debt. Others may wonder about the best financial tools to help achieve their college savings goals. To help address these questions, the College Savings Plan Network established […]
The first agricultural revolution started around 12,000 years ago. This was the dominant way of producing food up until the last century. Starting in the early 1900s, the first self-service grocery stores began popping up in the US, becoming more widespread by the 50s. Since then, Americans have relied on getting their food from stores. […]
Saving up for your first house can be arduous and confusing, even to the most financial-savvy home buyer. Conventional wisdom tells us that you’ll need at least 20% of the purchase price for a down payment, and after adding closing costs, taxes, fees, and any necessary repairs, the bar to ownership can often seem too […]
A health savings account, or HSA, can be an invaluable tool to help you save for unexpected medical expenses and lower your taxable income. Many employers offer HSA options, but it can be challenging to know what’s right for your financial goals and what you can qualify for. Today, we’ll cover all of the basics […]
Entering the world of personal finance can be overwhelming, and a basic understanding of terms is critical to your financial well-being. Credit or debit, the most fundamental terms relating to spending, can often be confusing if you don’t know their differences. Whether you’re just starting to think about your money in the long-term or simply […]
Listening to financial professionals can often feel like hearing a foreign language. The terms used and their perceived complexity keep many interested people standing on the sidelines – but these terms are usually a lot more straightforward than you think. Below, we’ve compiled a list of financial terms everyone should know. You’ll probably be vaguely […]
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that they will be updating the methodology the National Flood Insurance Program uses to calculate pricing. If you are a homeowner, you will be wondering why they are doing this, how it will affect your insurance policy, and what you need to do. To explain why FEMA […]
Saving money often isn’t easy, especially when you have a family. Here are a few tips that will help you save money on family expenses throughout the year.
RACINE- The former historic Horlick Manufacturing site is under renovation. The first renovated building at Belle City Square will soon open. The Belle City Square is a 16-acre site along Northwestern Avenue. The first apartment building’s name was officially announced today. Developed by J. Jeffers & Company, the City of Racine supported the renovation through […]
Landlords are often unsure of what they should do between renters. Knowing which activities are helpful to finish can be crucial in getting a tenant.
We can all view house flipping as a fun hobby or an easy career path to a full-time job. However, there is much more when it comes to flipping houses full time.