Here’s where a lot of Americans are moving

Where do you think it is? Americans are continuing their long-term trend of moving south and west. The US Census Bureau recently released its estimates for how the populations of the United States' 3,142 counties and county equivalents changed in the year between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018. In addition to the overall … Continue reading Here’s where a lot of Americans are moving

Don’t buy a home until you’ve done these 6 things

VERY, VERY, VERY Important tip, from CNBC! Buying a home may be the biggest purchase of your life, and it's not one you want to rush. Before getting serious about a property, there are certain key things to make sure you've done. Here are six of them, according to real estate experts. 1. Figure out … Continue reading Don’t buy a home until you’ve done these 6 things

Zombie-proof homes built like a fortress

Ultra-safe hideouts to survive the apocalypse Since Dawn of the Dead hit film screens, zombies have captivated and terrified us in equal measure and made us wonder, should the worst happen, could our homes really stand up to a ghoulish invasion? If you don't have a strategy in place for an impending apocalypse, fear not, … Continue reading Zombie-proof homes built like a fortress

Credit Card Regret: It’s More Common Than You Think — blog.firstffcu.com

“Regrets, I’ve had a few. But then again, too few to mention.” – Frank Sinatra If you’re the kind of person who prefers to play it safe, there’s a good chance that, like Ol’ Blue Eyes, your list of regrets is mercifully short. But if you’re the adventurous type who’s more likely to yell “YOLO!” […]Credit … Continue reading Credit Card Regret: It’s More Common Than You Think — blog.firstffcu.com

These 12 U.S. Towns Will Transport You to Another Country

Who wants to Road Trip with me?? A Visit to One of These 12 U.S. Towns Will Transport You to Another Country Why endure a 14-hour flight when you can experience foreign culture in these American towns? From a Dutch windmill to stunning Spanish Colonial architecture, it turns out America is loaded with exotic pockets … Continue reading These 12 U.S. Towns Will Transport You to Another Country

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