Ridesharing Services: Simple Tips for Drivers and Passengers

Want to make the most of your Uber, Lyft, or other ride sharing experience, but are unsure if it is worth the potential for pitfalls? Whether you are a driver looking for some extra cash or a passenger looking for a safe ride home, it is wise to learn how you can be sure you […]

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Seattle area home-price hikes lead the U.S. again

Who knew that old homes would be worth more than middle-aged homes? Sometimes you find foundation problems, falling-apart roofs and old plumbing. You’d think the price would increase by how new a home is, not how old it is. In Seattle, people are valuing older homes to be more valuable than middle-aged ones. Seattle has one […]

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6 steps to create a financial emergency plan

Creating an emergency financial plan is essential so you know how to react in case of an unexpected problem. In case you lose your job, lose your home, or there is a death in the family, have a plan in place to protect yourself. First, eliminate any unnecessary expenses, such as cable or entertainment. Following […]

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Why Stay-at-Home Spouses Should Buy Life Insurance

One often overlooked aspect of parenting is obtaining life insurance, which is especially true in the event of one working spouse and one at-home spouse. More specifically and in some ways, more importantly is obtaining life insurance for the at home spouse independently. A misconception adding to this conundrum is that it is oft assumed […]

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Should My Partner and I Buy a Home Before We Marry?

These days it is not unheard of for couples to purchase a home before they are married. There are many reasons why a couple would choose to enter a mortgage without saying “I do”. Yes, its unconventional, but if it’s the right move for your relationship, then make sure to protect yourself. First off, there […]

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4 Social Media Strategies to Help Deter Burglary, Theft

Social Media is a fantastic way to share your vacation with your loved ones back home! Its lovely to share those happy moments with the people who care about you. However, once its on the internet, it is not really private anymore and criminals can take advantage of your empty home. Tips to discourage burglars […]

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Home-Based Business Insurance Types

There are certainly a great variety of home based business types. If you run a business from home, then you might struggle figuring out what kind of insurance you need. Remember, a simple homeowners policy is not enough for your home based business. To properly cover your home based business will take a little thought but worth it in […]

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Yes, your credit history affects your auto, homeowners’ insurance

There are actually many, many variations of a person’s credit score besides a straight up FICO score, there are scores for insurance rates, scores for specific industries such as utilities and car loans, scores used by landlords, scores that predict the likelihood of a upcoming bankruptcy, and more. Insurance-premium scores look at the information on […]

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Home Insurance: How Much Homeowners Insurance Do I Need?

When it comes to home insurance, some homeowner may wonder how much homeowners insurance they need. That is a very common question that people have. It is based off of many different things. It is bases on the personal property that you have in your house and how much liability you need.

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How to Get Your Home Ready to Sell – The Do Not List

There is a lot that goes in to selling a home. It is important that you do not do several things when selling your property. Some of those things include, but are not limited to the following: Leaving dog waste in the backyard – no one likes to see that. Leaving your front yard a mess […]

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