New House vs. Home Improvements

Sometimes it’s hard not to be tempted by the greener grass of a new home, especially if your home isn’t exactly how you want it to look or function. But the idea of putting your house on the market and leaving your beloved ...

Making Your Home More Eco-Friendly with a Loan

Taking out a loan to improve your home might make you think of gutting your kitchen, updating your bathroom or even adding on an addition or finishing out the basement for more living space. These projects will certainly improve ...

3 Delicious Recipes You Can Make with Leftovers

Instead of microwaving your leftovers to consume the same meal ad nauseam, you can transform already-cooked food into ingredients for new meals. Here are some recipe ideas. Turn mashed potatoes into soup A tub of plain mashed ...

Smart Spending in the Holiday Season

The holiday season is fast approaching, a fact alone that may already have alarm bells ringing in your head. With its arrival comes the return of holiday shopping, and if you have an expansive list of people to buy for, it may ...

Unique Gadgets to Upgrade Your Kitchen

Spend less time in the kitchen and maximize the fun of whipping up new recipes when you invest in these nine cool gadgets. Immersion blender If you ever need to mix hot soups or purees but don’t feel like pouring it into a blender ...

Get Fancy at Home with These Charcuterie Board Ideas

Making a charcuterie board is a great way to serve an appetizer, provide snacks or substitute a meal, whether you’re hosting a nice dinner party or a casual Sunday afternoon gathering. Creating a charcuterie arrangement may ...

3 Sauces to Spruce Up Your Home Cooking

If you cook your family’s meals in bulk to package them as leftovers, you probably rely on the same tried-and-true, quick, and inexpensive recipes month after month. Have you ever considered making your own sauces to give those ...

How to Take Advantage of Your Home’s Equity

Property values have increased 13.2 percent in the last year, according to a report by Zillow earlier this year, with similar growth expected to continue into 2022. Increased property values coupled with interest rates still near ...

Small Ways to Save Every Day

Small changes you implement into your daily life can make a big impression on your financial health. If you’re looking for ways to save money every day without committing to a major financial overhaul, consider the following ...

Saving Energy in Warmer Weather

When the sweltering heat of summer hits its peak, you’ll be tempted to run your air conditioning nonstop. Doing so causes your electricity bill to skyrocket, unfortunately; unless you want your bank account to drain all season, ...