Thought of the Month
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
- Bernard M. Baruch

Outdated Home-Selling Advice

The housing market is ever changing and advice that used to work may not anymore. It's always best to consult a real estate professional as they know the market, but here are some of the outdated advice given to sellers... more


Save Money on Your Spring Garden

Spring is coming, and it's time to start planning this year's garden. While growing your own vegetables and flowers will save you big bucks on fresh produce and floral bouquets, other costs associated with gardening can leach away financial benefits. Fortunately, we've found these tips to help you save on everything your green thumb requires... more

Home Insurance Credits Save You Money

You're probably aware that installing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your home can reduce your homeowner's insurance premiums. You might even know that a security system can lower your costs as well. However, there are many other lesser-known discounts insurers often extend to homeowners. Talk to your agent about the possibility of taking advantage of the following credits... more


Is Reasons to Exercise, Other Than Weight-loss

If the latest magazine covers are any indication, it seems like weight loss is on everyone's mind. And while a healthy weight is a good goal, when it comes to eating right and exercising, it shouldn't be the sole focus. Face it: The number on the scale is not a reliable indicator of overall health. Even worse, according to one study, people who diet or exercise just to lose weight quit a lot sooner than people who make healthy changes for other reasons... more


Creative Ways to Learn Patience

English politician George Savile once wrote, "A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else." Whether you struggle to remain calm when stuck in traffic or often become agitated when business meeting run late, take a few moments to consider these day–to–day creative ways to increase your capacity for patience... more


Does Your Financial Plan Have Holes?

From paltry emergency savings to excessive investment fees, there are numerous issues that can cause a financial plan to leak money like a punctured bucket leaks water. Here are a few of the most common holes advisors often find in their customers financial situations... more


Best Apps for Book Lovers

In 2018, a quarter of all books sold were e-books, and that figure doesn't include audiobooks, which in turn make up another 18% of the market. Digital books are here to stay. Here is a list of Apps for your digital library... more


Bow Ties Alle Portofino

This tempting pasta recipe will delight everyone at your table with its medley of fresh ingredients and flavors. The best part is that it's so easy to make... more


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Marlene Schell
Diana Wood
Janet Thompson
Lisa Davis
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