Keeping up with the Joneses will keep you broke!

Region-Human-Capital-Is-New-OilBig houses, big cars, big ticket items…..we see it, we want it, but should we really have it all? We’ve all been there…..your neighbor returns with a shiny new 52 inch flat screen television and all of a sudden your 32 inch just isn’t that shiny.

Or what about your friend moving into a large home behind the pearly gates and now your traditional ranch home seems a thing of the past. But before you make another big purchase there are some things you first must consider! [Read more…]

How to Buy Foreclosures and REOs

So often you hear advertisements for foreclosure listings, companies promise to give you a laundry list of foreclosures, but for a small catch – you have to pay for it!  But know, there is no need to pay for these listings.  There are several ways to view foreclosures in your area and the best part of it all – it’s absolutely FREE! [Read more…]

Don’t rob Peter to pay Claus this Christmas!

Hey remember, there is life after Christmas – also bills and other obligations.  So if you did not get a chance this year to set something aside to purchase Christmas gifts, it may not be a good idea to rob Peter to pay Claus!

Unclaimed Property! Does your state have cash for you?

Each year businesses and other entities turn over millions of assets to the State’s Treasury Department as unclaimed property. These assets include stocks, bonds, paychecks, insurance benefits, utility deposits and much, much more. If a business is unsuccessful in contacting the owner of such accounts, the law requires the holder to remit the proceeds after a certain period of time, usually referred to as the holding period. [Read more…]