Archive for the ‘Investments’ Category

Whether you’re selling your house or just want an upgrade, home renovations can be costly. There are a lot of projects out there that, with some internet research, can be done yourself. Here are some ways to save money on your home renovation. Shop garage sales or Craigslist Sometimes you can find used tools or  [ Read More ]

When it comes time to selling your house you want to make sure that you can get it for top dollar. Getting your home appraised is an important factor before putting your house on the market so that you can determine the best possible evaluation for your home. In order to get the top assessment  [ Read More ]

A down payment is a  large amount of money that everyone eventually needs to save up for. It can be very hard to save up a large amount of money for a down payment, especially while having to pay for other life necessities. Down payments take a while to save up for, so the earlier you  [ Read More ]

There’s nothing wrong with buying a move-in-ready home. That’s convenient. Buying a fixer-upper, that’s another story. If you’re really considering a fixer-upper, you may find yourself playing the pro and con game, and, much to your surprise, you may find that the pros outweigh the cons. Before investing in a fixer-upper, you should really ask  [ Read More ]

When the real estate market crashed a few years ago as a result of the subprime mortgage crisis starting in 2007, one of the hardest hit areas of the United States was the state of Michigan. As one of the most important states in the car manufacturing business, Michigan had seen millions of jobs lost  [ Read More ]

What were you thinking when you bought that third magic set? Or worse yet, in vested your money into the magic the gathering card game. With consumer debt on the rise, (isn’t it always) do you fit into the two trillion dollars of household debt floating around out there? Perhaps this isn’t the path we  [ Read More ]

A lead management solution is found to be helpful for enterprises eyeing to lower cost and raise the profit margins by regulating and streamlining of the service process. Process streamlining is considered as a difficult task along with the manual management of the database. When handling of processes becomes tedious, lead management tool comes handy  [ Read More ]

For a state with a struggling economy, supporting and fostering growing businesses may seem like an unnecessary challenge. Why focus on starting new businesses when the ones you already have are having trouble staying afloat? The state of Michigan looks at the situation in a different light: The Mitten’s business-minded individuals have found a safe  [ Read More ]

I’ve been advising investors for a long time. A good percentage of my Boomer clients need help with diversification. Their parents lived through the Great Depression, so many of them inherited a habit of hoarding their assets. This is one of the reasons why the Boomer population has so much of our nation’s wealth. But  [ Read More ]

“It’s worth its weight in gold” is a familiar saying to describe the value of an object or idea, but why is this saying used? Because gold has the longest history of being used as a precious metal and a desired commodity dating back to the ancient Egyptians. To this day gold is highly sought  [ Read More ]