5 things to do if you're going remodel 1. Have it planned - set a budget, plan your products and materials in advance 2. Think about how its going to be used - consider long term maintenance costs when comparing prices 3. Hire someone qualified - hiring the best person for the job is key, get references and check past work 4. Get a detailed contract - make sure everything is covered including start and finish dates 5. Stay cool! Remodeling often has snags and surprises - keep your cool and focus on the finish line!
Summers officially arriving. Its long days filled with barbecues and trips to the beach. But its halfway through the year so its a good time for a financial checkup. We recommend making a ledger of income and expenses. We also recommend using the left overs from the barbecue on Sunday for lunch during the week! And if there's a rain-out new on Netflix this month is Thor, Tarzan and Star Wars - the last Jedi!
As we prepare for baseball and warmer weather, you may also be wondering what to do with your tax return. If you're planning on buying a house - putting it towards your payment is a great place. If not one of the first things to is make sure your credit card debt is under control, consider paying down your debt. Otherwise there are often deals on items like lawn mowers or grills. If you're thinking about selling your house make sure to list it as this is selling and buying season. As summer approaches you may want to start researching summer vacations and book soon as prices will go up after memorial day. And of course theres new
March is here Spring will (hopefully) be in the air. Here’s what’s new and what to do: Check your portfolio The market has been up and down and we aren’t recommending major moves because of that but if you haven’t checked your portfolio in a while it might be a good time. Get ready for Tax Season As we come up on tax time get ready One common question – Whom May I Claim as a dependent? Here’s a link with the answers https://www.irs.gov/help/ita/whom-may-i-claim-as-a-dependent Start Planning your summer Vaca! And if Spring doesn’t come here’s a list of what’s new on Netflix and other streaming services And you can’t go wrong with Ghostbusters! http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/netflix-hulu-amazon-prime-march-2018-1202711273/