How to follow a 50/20/30 budget

Many things today promise to be “guilt-free”, but here’s one that lives up to that promise: a budget. In fact, a good budget may be the only surefire way that you can spend some guilt-free money on the fun things in life while also setting something aside for your financial future. If you need to ...

How to – repair home pet damage

Pets are family for many of us, but they can also do serious damage to a house or apartment. While those scratch marks from Fido or Mr. Jinks may be familiar reminders of the furry ones that share your home, a potential homebuyer or your landlord will likely be less impressed. Whether you’re selling your ...

Tips for choosing a moving company

Moving to a new home can be an exciting time but also a stressful one. One notable worry during the process comes from dealing with the moving company. Hiring movers means putting your life – or at least the material portion – in the care of strangers.

5 security tips for first-time homeowners

Moving into your first home is an exciting moment. However, before decorating and settling in, it’s crucial to ensure that your home is secure. It’s especially important for new homeowners to understand security risks as they may be unfamiliar with their new home, property type, neighborhood or living situation. Do your part to protect yourself, ...

How to – clean a washing machine

When you fill your washing machine with detergent and pull out clean clothes a short time later, it’s easy to forget that your machine itself needs occasional cleaning. Soap, minerals and mold can all build up in your washer over time, leading to unwanted odors and reduced cleaning power. If your machine is no longer ...

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