Each year, an estimated 60% of college students graduate with student loans. Scholarships are one of your best defenses against this post college debt. About $3.3 billion in “gift aid” is awarded by private sources each year. Make applying for scholarships a priority right now! Lori Hudson, who votes on our
Check heating filters once a month . Although there will be a minimal cost up front, this can extend the life of your heater. A dirty filter will make the system work harder, using more energy (and costing you more) in the process. Fix air leaks in doors and windows.
After an exciting post season, the Super Bowl is here and ready to rock delicious food and hilarious commercials…oh and FOOTBALL! If you’re one of the 181 million Americans that watched the game last year, it’s reported that we spent over $12.3 billion on our parties combined, based on a survey
A budget is your most powerful financial tool…you just have to know how to use it. A Gallop Poll conducted over the Summer of 2013, found that only 32% of Americans actually have a personal budget. Where do you fall in this group? With a budget to help guide your spending,
Staging your home is one of the most crucial steps in snagging potential buyers. During our most recent speaker series, we learned from professional stager, Gina March, that on average staged home sells for 17% more than a comparable non-staged home. Most buyers already have an opinion about your house in
Earlier today, the Associated Press Twitter account was hacked, posting a false tweet about an attack on the White House. The fake tweet rattled quite a few feathers today, even causing stocks to briefly drop over 100 points. The twitter account has since been suspended, and they have been working