3 Tips For Setting Up Your New Office

3 Tips For Setting Up Your New Office

At some point, your home business may grow into an out-of-home business. When that day comes, consider these three tips for setting up your new office. I recently moved my home office to a new room, completely redid the setup, and got a new desk. I love my new situation. However, it also got me… Continue Reading

5 Tips for Designing a Business Logo

5 Tips for Designing a Business Logo

Ready to launch your business? Here are a few tips for designing a business logo. I’ve got a logo for this website. And I’ve got a logo — sort of — that I use for my freelancing website. But I haven’t really sat down and thought about what I want for a logo for my… Continue Reading

Diving Head-First into Investing: A First-Timer’s Guide to Trading

Diving Head-First into Investing: A First-Timer’s Guide to Trading

I’m not into active trading. In fact, I’m all about indexing — I’m the world’s most boring investor. However, I’ve had some questions recently. So here’s a little guide to trading I put together. Current market volatility has many would-be investors skeptical about investing. Yet, the swings are simply part of the markets — ultimately stocks… Continue Reading

How to Switch Banks — Your Step-By-Step Guide

How to Switch Banks — Your Step-By-Step Guide

I’m thinking of using a new bank after some … disappointments … last year. Here’s how to switch banks if you’re ready to take advantage of a new financial institution. Last year, I did something relatively unusual for me: I used my debit card at a store. I’m not sure that my debit card number… Continue Reading

How do You Care for the Aging Family Members in Your Life?

How do You Care for the Aging Family Members in Your Life?

As your loved ones get older, caring for them can require an expenditure of time and money. Here are some ideas for caring for aging family members. Last week, I visited my grandpa in Arizona as part of spring break. He’s getting ready to move into an assisted living facility (complete with memory care). As… Continue Reading

Tax Prep Review: H&R Block Tax Pro Go

Tax Prep Review: H&R Block Tax Pro Go

This post is sponsored by H&R Block. One of my life’s greatest pleasures has long been turning my documents over to someone else to prepare. Read this review of H&R Block Tax Pro Go to see if it’s a way for you to get that same feeling for a reasonable cost. As many of you… Continue Reading

Know Your Options Before Getting a Mortgage

Know Your Options Before Getting a Mortgage

I’m not sure I’ll even buy a house again, but I well-remember the process. Getting a mortgage can be excruciating. Here are some of the options you need to be aware of before you take the plunge. Before securing a home it’s important to understand all the different types of mortgages offered by lenders. You… Continue Reading