Don’t want to spend all your cash this season, but still aspire to buy your loved ones all those gifts they’ve been eyeing? Thankfully, wanting to save money doesn’t have to mean being a Grinch in this day and age. In fact, there are loads of programs, apps, and credit cards that will even reward [...]
Learn which national and global charities are available to give 2017 holiday donations to, which can be part of your 2017 Federal income Tax deductions.
Have a friend, family member, or colleague who bought a home in 2017? Don’t phone it in with their holiday gift. Being a new homeowner is expensive, and you can bet your loved one could use a helping hand this season. Instead of giving them the standard candle or cozy blanket this time around, consider [...]
Just because funds are tight doesn’t mean you can’t buy gifts for those you love this holiday season. Nor does it mean you have to take out loans, sell your car, or open a slew of new credit cards in order to cross every name off your holiday shopping list. Shopping on a budget can [...]
By: Tessa Kolaczenko, Talent Development Intern No matter what you celebrate, I think we can all agree that the holiday season tends to bring out both the best and worst in humankind. In many ways, the holidays inspire joy, encourage spreading good cheer, and energize us to share messages of warmth and love with those whom we [...]
Loyaly is most often tied to emotion and golden retrievers, so it might sound odd to think any of us is loyal to a brand, corporation, or product. If you own an Android phone and have wondered why iPhone users get in long lines to buy the latest version of Apple’s product, you are both [...]
Nothing distinguishes a house from the pack like unique, one of a kind, home décor. If you’re like me you watch the home networks and see these amazing designers magically pull incredible, functional, “I wish I had one!” objects out of their back pockets. Where do they come from? Most of us puruse the aisles of our local home goods stores and yes, I too love these places for bedding and basics. But where do they find the really unique pieces?
So we are well into the Christmas shopping season as we are now past Thanksgiving and the Black Friday shop-o-rama that online seems to be ruining. We may be seeing the end of the tradition that many of us first remember as grainy newsreel images of parents fighting over cabbage dolls.
Thanksgiving is unique in that there are no presents involved. The idea is simple - to give thanks for family, friends, and colleagues, and for the things we’re grateful for that have happened over the past twelve months.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and one thing’s for certain: today’s home buyers have a lot to be thankful for this year. Thank Your Lucky Stars For one, mortgage rates are low. Hovering around 4 percent (actually a smidge lower this week!) on a 30-year-loan, they’re rock-bottom, historically speaking. Just a decade ago, rates averaged 6 percent or higher.