What is a Credit Union and where to find one – asmarterchoice.org
This site's traffic has jumped eightfold since the Bank of America announced the debit card fee a few weeks ago. The election only happens every few years but you can vote with your money every day. If you are not happy with the moves that large banks are pulling these days, join a Credit Union!
Before buying a home, hire a qualified Home Inspector – lubbock.bbb.org
You should always hire an inspector before buying a home. The inspector you hire should work for you and not your real estate agent (to help close the deal). Do some homework and hire a certified inspector who has Errors Inspectors Insurance. Go to ashi.com for some referrals.
Retire When You Want - Kiplinger.com – kiplinger.com
Let's face it, social security is not going to be enough for your retirement.
"It's a humbling concept when you realize that you need about $1 million to generate just $40,000 a year of income." If the economy downturn teaches us anything, it is that everyone needs a good plan to enjoy a comfortable retirement.
Everything you need to know about using wall anchors – naturalhandyman.com
It's impossible to find wall studs for everything we want to hang. When it comes to use the wall anchors, it's important to pick the right one for the right applications. This article covers everything from plastic anchors, expansion anchors, molly and toggle bolts. The best one that I have found online.
Death of the 'McMansion': Era of Huge Homes Is Over – m.cnbc.com
McMansion will still have its market. But those huge homes built in small communities on a tiny lot, and only about 5 feet apart from each other, will probably see the end of their days.
Fixing decayed (rotted) wood using an epoxy penetrant and filler - Fixing Our Historic House – hereandthere.org
A nice article on using epoxy penetrants/consolidants to fix rotted wood in old house. It is most definitely the cheaper way comparing with replacing the wood.
This is by far the best article that I can find about wall repairing and wall fasteners.
Four Overlooked Homeownership Costs: Financial News - Yahoo! – biz.yahoo.com
Here are some overlooked homeownership costs. Owning a piece of property is a type of investment, however these hidden costs have to be considered.
Home buyer's Guide - a list of things a home buyer should know – findmyroof.com
Buying a home is one of the most important personal and financial decisions you'll ever make. This step-by-step guide will help you find and buy your first home.