The most breathtaking view in every state

Looking to move somewhere close in order to enjoy the beauty nature provides? Or just looking to vacation and check out one of these areas? The most breathtaking view in every state From coast to coast, America is full of natural beauty. Mountains, lakes, canyons, deserts and swamps — the United States has it all. … Continue reading The most breathtaking view in every state

Interest Rates are Low, for how long?

Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay? Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November, now reaching lows last seen in January 2018. According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates came in at 4.12% last week! This is great news for anyone who is planning … Continue reading Interest Rates are Low, for how long?

35 Cities Where You Can Afford to Live Off Less Than $50,000

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~ In case you are getting dragged down by the day to day of California life, commute, taxes, etc. Yes I love our easy access to mountains, beaches, deserts, and entertainment, but maybe you are ready to make a change where your money can go farther so to speak. Here are a couple of ideas … Continue reading 35 Cities Where You Can Afford to Live Off Less Than $50,000

Home “Upgrades” That Are Total Downgrades

They might look like must-haves to you now, but these seemingly-smart renovations and design updates are among the worst home improvements out there. Check out all the suggestions here

How to Build Your Savings — blog.firstffcu.com

Many Americans have little to nothing at all saved up. In the event of any emergency, most people just don’t have any resources to weather the blow. It can be difficult to understand how to build up your savings, but the key is to start little by little. Nothing is impossible once you get started. […]How … Continue reading How to Build Your Savings — blog.firstffcu.com

Real Estate for Retirement

Why One Fearless Couple Is Banking Their Retirement on Real Estate Let me make something clear: I don’t expect to retire the conventional way. Why? Because the retirement of our parents and grandparents continues to be something millennials are putting in their rearview mirrors. We recognize that if we don’t take charge of our financial … Continue reading Real Estate for Retirement

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mow Your Lawn Every Week

Something to think about © Provided by Trusted Media Brands, Inc. Gardener mowing the lawn at backyard Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mow Your Lawn Every Week We get it—there’s nothing as satisfying as looking out at a freshly mowed lawn on a summer’s day. Mowing your lawn means keeping those weeds and wildflowers tame around … Continue reading Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mow Your Lawn Every Week

Healthiest Communities in America

Which do you think will be on the list? Discover America's Healthiest Communities Where you live can play a critical role in how healthy you are. The 2019 Healthiest Communities rankings spotlight this relationship by measuring nearly 3,000 U.S. counties and county equivalents across dozens of factors that can help or harm the health of … Continue reading Healthiest Communities in America