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Plan the Life You Want.

As is often quoted, the best laid plans of mice and men often go astray. But, that is not an excuse not to plan. Planning is all about the things you can control, and at the same time being aware of economic, social, and business trends that will affect you and your family.

Financial Trends

fiancial trendsMany financial trends sneak up on us if we do not keep up with the news both in general and in business. Even if we are not involved in a business directly, business trends have an effect on everyone's lives. For example, automation that will extend into our every day lives and will likely affect the way we live and work.

The best way to keep up with trends is to read reputable newspapers and magazines which should include career related trade journals. You can also find blogs online that discuss subjects in your field.

Mar 29, 2019
How to Pay for Home Improvements
Consider these alternatives.
Home improvements can be costly and choosing the right way to finance the improvements can save you money. Here are several alternative methods for paying for your home improvements. More info...

Mar 27, 2019
Build Your Mortgage Borrowing Power
Plan Ahead to Qualify for a Mortgage
Qualifying for a mortgage in today's market requires some preliminary work for you as a borrower. The stronger your borrowing power, the more likely you will get approved for a mortgage, and at the best possible interest rate. You can build your mortgage borrowing power by following these steps: More info...

Mar 25, 2019
Mortgage Rates are Low Again - Refinance Now
Calculate Your Monthly Mortgage Savings
House Poor
What does it mean to be house poor? It means that housing expenses eat up too much of your monthly income. Although lenders use exact formulas for determining the size mortgage a typical borrower can afford the results don't mean the payments are affordable for you. More info...

Mar 21, 2019
Financing Your Home Improvement Project
Consider several options for financing your project
Building a new house or renovating an existing house can be an exciting way to make a home uniquely yours. But, just as the design requires careful planning and consideration, so does the method of financing the construction process. Whether you hire a contractor to do a complete kitchen remodel or you decide to tackle a new deck, chance are you will need money to complete the project. More info...

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