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Written by Guest Blogger | October 8, 2015
By John Leo Weber, Director of Search Marketing at Geek Powered Studios
Buying a home is the biggest financial commitment that most people will ever make, so it is important to understand how mortgages work, and how to avoid the common pitfalls of taking on a mortgage. With so many moving parts in the home buying process it’s easy to get confused about the terminology, the steps, and the costs involved.Read more...
Written by Tammy Greynolds | October 7, 2015
Consumers are getting savvier about saving during the holiday season, but retailers are catching on. It's been reported that major retailers are already baiting holiday shoppers to spend — spend — spend. That is all the more reason to make savings a priority during the holiday season.Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | October 5, 2015
By Elizabeth Kiss, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Family Resource Management Extension Specialist, Kansas State University
Saving for a new computer, a longed-for vacation, or a deposit for an apartment are goals that many of us can relate to. Because we use them daily, saving to replace or upgrade appliances is not always a high priority. If you’ve priced any appliances lately, you know that they can be big ticket items, particularly if you need to replace a refrigerator, washer and dryer, or television in a hurry.Read more...