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 ...

Tips for Estate Planning

When it comes to the topic of estates, Stephen White, regional leader of wealth planning for BMO Wealth Management, sums up the importance of having a plan. “Spending a little time to get all your affairs in order is one of ...

How to Maintain the Charm of an Older Home When Remodeling

One of the biggest mistakes people make when trying to renovate an older home is to implement trendy improvements rather than timeless ones, as Nicole Curtis, host of HGTV’s “Rehab Addict,” relates. She recommends home owners ...

Tips for Outdoor Entertaining

Springtime — with its warmer temperatures — has a way of bringing family and friends together. Before you send out that event invite on Facebook or text your friends about a big gathering at your place, have a plan ready to ...

How to Find That Perfect Summer Job

Many students and young adults consider summer to be a time for rest and relaxation. However, numerous young professionals in high school, college and beyond recognize the opportunities available during the summer months. If you’re ...

Unique Ways to Commemorate Memorial Day

Whether or not you have a friend or relative who is serving in the military, Memorial Day is a somber holiday honoring those who put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms we enjoy every day in America. Here are 10 thoughtful ...

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 ...

Choosing the Right Financial Software

From keeping on course with your health and fitness goals to juggling your professional and personal calendars, software is a great tool for getting organized, staying focused and achieving objectives. The same could be said for ...

Different Types of Student Loans

According to Zack Friedman of Forbes, the average college student will graduate with $40,000 in student loan debt. As such, it is important for undergraduates and graduates to select the student loan that best suits their needs ...

Financial Skills for Young Adults

The real world is expensive, and if young adults lack financial aptitude, they will struggle not only fiscally, but emotionally as well. That’s why you need to acquire financial skills as you make your way through college, navigate ...