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7 Reasons why you should purchase Term life insurance today

With uncertainty being a part of everyone’s lives, the importance of purchasing a life insurance policy to secure the lives of your dependents cannot be understated.

Tips for Pruning Roses

Pruning rose bushes doesn't have to be difficult or intimidating. Rose bushes need to be pruned in a special way, so make pruning more efficient with these tested tips.

Working or learning remotely?

When Amar Atwal discovered his wife would be teaching kindergarten remotely this fall while his daughter entered Grade 1 from home, he trawled through every furniture and office supply website

3 Thoughts For Millennials Who Want To Retire

Compared to generations in the past, millennials have had a tough time in their lives so far. This is a generation of investors who grew up during the Great Recession,

5 Secrets Buyers and Sellers Must Know About Virtual Home Tours

For years now, virtual home tours have helped real estate buyers far and wide find the perfect home. From long-distance military personnel being relocated, to investors expanding their portfolio, to homeowners looking for a vacation getaway, this technology makes finding a house that’s a bit out...

3 Steps to Take Before You Turn Your Side Hustle Into a FT Business

Perhaps your side hustle has always been a passion of yours and you have figured out how to generate extra income.

Who Needs Life Insurance

Life insurance is important… or so you’ve been told. But do you really need it? And how can you know?

How to Keep Debt From Wrecking a New Marriage

Some couples enter marriage with a big secret: their debt. But that secret can create major problems for the relationship.

2020 Outlook: 2020 Market Forecast

We’re in the midst of the longest economic expansion in U.S. history, and economists think there’s still room to grow.

California’s median home price just broke a record.

The median home price in California for the first time exceeds $700,000, according to a report released Tuesday by the state Department of Finance.

It’s Not Your Salary That Makes You Rich

Too often people get caught up with the showmanship of wealth, meaning they look at the material things that they believe a wealthy person should have, such as a big house.

6 Easy Savings Tips

No matter what your financial goal is, chances are that saving money is the foundation to achieving it. Without savings, it doesn't matter how well you plan or invest.

Things You Should Know About Saving Money in Your 20's

Saving money in your 20s should be a top priority for young people — but it’s not. A staggering 44% of young millennials ages 18 to 24 have $0 in their savings accounts.

It's not just about the price of the home

When most of us begin searching for a home, we naturally start by looking at the price. It’s important, however, to closely consider what else impacts the purchase.

Have you ever seen a housing market like this?

The year 2020 will certainly be one to remember, with new realities and norms that changed the way we live.

Guide to Money: How to Create the Wealth You’ve Been Seeking

  “Hey, I want to make $10,000 over the Labor Day weekend.” It was my business partner calling with an idea for a new online writing course. He laid out his plan and my first thought was, This will be a challenge, but we can do it. My second thought was, Wow,...

How Not To Suck At Design–A Non Designers Cheat Sheet

You may have heard that design is best left to the professionals, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t give it a go yourself. If you have a good eye for design and the skills to create something truly unique, taking on a project as a non designer can be beneficial. However, it’s important...

Add value to your home with these DIY improvements

Whether you’re prepping your house to go on the market or looking for ways to maximize its long-term appreciation, these nine home improvement projects are great ways to add function, beauty, and real

Lowest Mortgage Rates in History: What It Means for Homeowners

In July, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell below 3% for the first time in history.1 And while many Americans have rushed to take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity, others question

Vacation Home Advice for Retirees

  Right now, there are more people 65 and up in the United States than there have been at any other time in our nation's history.  Currently, that figure stands at 15.1 percent.  Granted, not all people in their mid-60s are retired.  (According to stats from 2017, 19 percent...