What is Passive Income?

Warren Buffett, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist, once said: “If you don’t find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.” Though it may sound like a somewhat grim indictment ...

Do Ice and Snow Damage Your House?

Shoveling snow and salting sidewalks are chores synonymous with winter. But sidewalks aren’t the only aspects of your home that can be affected by winter weather. Here is a closer look at how ice and snow damage your house. Stress ...

Ideas to Increase Your Home’s Square Footage

Whether you desire to increase your home’s value or need the extra living space, an addition can be a worthwhile modification to your house. There are many ways you can expand your house’s size, so make sure you pick the solution ...

Tips for Cleaning Out Your Garage

The idea of cleaning out your garage can feel intimidating and overwhelming, especially if you’re looking at out-of-control dirt and clutter. It’s worth the effort, though. Taking it one step at a time, you can turn your garage ...

Consider Peace of Mind with Valuable Items Insurance

Do you own any jewelry, antiques or other valuables? If so, you may need to purchase additional insurance for these items, as their full value may not be covered by your regular policies.  To help you determine whether extra ...

One-Time Close Construction Loans vs. Multiple Loans

In many cases, home improvement is better than moving to another house. Building a larger garage, expanding a wing of your home or erecting an additional bathroom could be a much easier and more cost-effective way of adjusting ...

Alternatives to a Nursing Home

As you’re making eventual arrangements for a long-term care option, you’re probably considering moving to a nursing home. But, a long-term care facility can be expensive and not necessarily provide the services you need. Here ...

The True Cost of Teen Drivers

That magical moment when your teenager reaches driving age can be both exciting and stressful. While you’re thrilled that your child is now old enough to get behind the wheel, the reality of what that means will quickly begin ...

When to Prepare Your Garden for Spring

Whether you’re a first-time hobbyist or a dedicated horticulturalist, it can be tricky to plan out your spring garden. Between preparing the soil, purchasing supplies, and figuring out when to plant, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. ...

Helpful Ways to Organize Your Garage

If there’s no longer room to park, the junk is piling up or you spend far too much time searching for the items you need, it may be time to organize your garage. If that seems like an intimidating prospect, these tips will help ...