This newsletter is compliments of:

Glenn Gordon
Mortgage Advisor, NMLS ID# 265944 / NMLS #306600



Thought of the Month
"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self."
- Ernest Hemingway

Adding Curb Appeal to Your House

You don't have to be a potential seller to want to add curb appeal to your home. Create a great first impression with these suggestions... more

Home Vacation checklist

Many families will be vacationing this summer. If yours is one of them, use this checklist to ensure the safety of your home and belongings while you're away... more

Borrow These Frugal Habits

Warren Buffett, T. Boone Pickens and Mark Zuckerberg are rich, but they have something else in common as well. All routinely live below their means, building long–lasting wealth in the process. You can do the same when you borrow these frugal habits... more

Wake Up Better Every Day

Does every morning start the same way: the alarm goes off, and you hit the snooze several times before dragging yourself out of the bed, groggy and grumpy? If so, you're not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared insufficient sleep a public health epidemic. Fortunately, you can help combat it by taking a few simple steps to wake up better every day... more

Spices for Life

Flavorful spices are good for more than kicking up your guacamole or seasoning your pasta sauce—some can help you lead a longer, healthier and happier life... more

Score a Deal on Your Next Vacation Rental

If you're traveling as a family or with a group of friends, renting a vacation home can be a smart way to save on accommodation costs at your chosen destination—whether you're heading for the beach, the mountains or a big city in between. Plus, with an entire house at your disposal, you'll enjoy more amenities and greater privacy than you would at a typical hotel.

While vacation house rentals typically cost 30 to 50 percent less than a hotel stay, try one or more of these strategies to reduce fees even further... more

Things You Should NEVER Post on Social Media

The Internet is public. So even when you think you are posting something privately, a friend could share or screen shot your post. Once it is in the internet-ether, it is out of your control and potentially can be used against you. This is especially important in a job search. Even though a future employer (assuming they are not the government) may not be able to access your private posts, it is common to begin including coworkers as future friends. They will have access to your stuff.

With that in mind, here is a list of things you should never post on social media:... more


The smell of fresh sopapillas has to top the list of aromas to fill a party with... more

This newsletter is compliments of:

Glenn Gordon
Mortgage Advisor, NMLS ID# 265944 / NMLS #306600