Taking a trip soon? Be sure to vacation-proof your home before you go. Here are some tips on how to keep your home safe while you’re away. Keeping Your Home Safe While on Vacation Turn on some lights. A house sitting for days with no lights on may become a target for burglary. A light
When you need extra cash, you have many options for the source of funding. You could charge the expense on a credit card, take out a personal loan or access savings. If you are a homeowner, one option to consider is a home equity line of credit, or HELOC for short. What is a HELOC?
What makes a house a hang-out spot? A lot of factors go into what makes a home welcoming. From the layout to the color scheme to the amount of throw pillows you have, there are many things you can do to make your home the gathering place. ___________________________________________________________ Looking to buy your first house? Don’t
We’re right in the thick of holiday season and all across the Mercer and Darke County area, families are coming together to celebrate Christmas and New Years. If your house is the gathering place this holiday season, keep these tips for holiday entertaining in mind to throw a party that will bring a little joy
Buying a home is a big investment, there’s no denying that. But it can also save you money along the way. By finding fun things to do at home and making a few small improvements to the house, you can give yourself a little more wiggle room in the budget. Try these seven tips for
When you’re looking for ways to help your child pay for college, don’t overlook one of your biggest assets: your house. Your home can help pay for your child’s college in two ways: a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit. Both are solid options for covering the cost of college. After
You love your house. When you first moved in, it was the perfect fit for you. Not too big, not too small–just right. But now your family has grown and the house is starting to strain at the edges. So what do you do? Well, your two main options are moving to a larger house
When looking for a new job, you know you need to have your resume up-to-date, applications completed, and be prepared for any interview questions that may come your way. But did you know that your credit score may actually affect how future employers see you? While it may not be the determining factor in your