Rates are Rising. Is it Time to Refinance?

You’ve probably heard it on the news or through Social Media, “Interest Rates are Rising.” While it’s no reason to panic, rising interest rates do have an impact on homeowners and potential homeowners. Throughout the last ...

5 Low-Maintenance Plants to Brighten up Your Home

Whether you’re spending more time at home than usual or just want to give your living room a bit more color, you can’t beat a few plants. Thankfully, there are lots of options that don’t require excessive attention, so you ...

Weekend Home Projects to Spruce Up Your Home

As a homeowner, you know better than anyone that home improvement is an ongoing process. Between big projects like new roofs and remodels, you can take steps to rejuvenate your living space with projects that don’t take too ...

Do Bathroom Remodels Increase Home Value?

Deciding what home improvement projects to invest in can be tricky. You don’t want to pour money into a renovation or remodel that won’t pay off when you go to sell. If you’re eager to increase your home’s value, consider ...

Prepping Your Home for Summer

Summer is in session! While this year definitely feels a little (who are we kidding, a lot) different, it’s important to get your home ready for the hot months ahead. So while you may not be attending as many backyard barbeques ...

Home Equity Line of Credit vs. Home Equity Loan

If you’re in need of funds for home repairs, renovations, or paying down high-interest debt, you may have considered a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit. While both of these financial options allow you to borrow ...

Overlooked Tax Deductions for Homeowners

While owning a home has its benefits, most homeowners will agree that their mortgage is a hefty expense to pay every month. To lessen the monthly burden of a mortgage payment, here are four tax deductions for which you may qualify ...

How to Celebrate Mother’s Day on a Budget

In an ideal world, you would have unlimited funds to spend on celebrating Mother’s Day; however, most of us operate on a tight budget. Even though your funds might be limited, the love, fun and joy of Mother’s Day doesn’t ...

Applying for Loans Online

In the information age, you can do everything from ordering groceries to pursuing a college degree from an accredited university online. Your money has moved online too, thanks to your financial institution’s secure websites ...

Winter Yard and Garden Care Tips

During warmer weather, you take good care of your garden and spend time planting, watering and deadheading. But once winter rolls around and your flowers die, you probably don’t give your garden much thought. Proper garden preparation ...