Hello there! Today I want to talk about being neighborly. People as a whole aren't as involved in their neighborhoods as they were when I was growing up, and I find that to be a terrible thing indeed. There are many advantages to knowing your neighbors. Neighbors are not only people that are close to… Continue reading One Kind Act: The Art of Being Neighborly
Welcome to the fourth installment in my Diary of a First Time Homebuyer. This series is documenting my journey as my husband and I become homeowners for the first time. If you are just joining me for the first time, you can find the rest of this blog series at the following link: Diary of… Continue reading Diary of a First Time Homebuyer: The Extras
Hello! I am excited to share with you the house we have picked out! I was able to go over there yesterday for a few minutes to take some measurements, and a few photos so I can show you what we are in the process of buying. First, for those of you who haven't been… Continue reading Diary of a First-Time Homebuyer: The House
Credit can be a scary thing. Reports indicate that around 30% of scorable people in the US have a credit score below 600. This just won't do. Today, we need credit for almost everything. I am not saying that you should live beyond your means, in fact, you must be careful NOT to since it… Continue reading How I Went From Poor to Excellent Credit in 12 Months
We all dread it. Jury Duty. As Americans (not only Americans have this type of judicial system, but, since I am from the US, I am going to write this from my point of view) we all know that as we become adults, that this is probably an inevitable part of our lives. At some… Continue reading Preparing for Civil Duty: 10 Ways to Prepare for Jury Duty Service.