One of our homeowners, Mr. Lewis, talks to us about his experience and the process of becoming a Habitat homeowner.
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Homeownership has long been the foundation of the American dream. It provides more than shelter for your family and a home for your most valued treasures. For generations of Americans, owning your home means owning your future. For over a century, owner a home has meant you are able to provide for your children’s education, […]
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Homeowners should file for homestead exemption at their local county’s tax assessor’s office the January after closing on their home. Homestead exemption identifies your property as your primary residence so you may receive an exemption that could save you up to $300 a year on your property taxes. Now what could you do with an […]
It’s almost tax season again and there will be commercials, mailings, phone calls and signs directing you to your nearest paid tax preparer for a quick tax refund. RALs (or refund anticipation loans) can boast triple digit interest rates when you consider the fees associated with getting the loan on a short term basis. A […]
A lot of people make New Year’s resolutions every year. You’ve probably made some yourself over the years, like saving money or getting in shape. If you’re looking to save money this year, there are some energy efficiency resolutions you can make that can put money back in your pocket right away. [Story via SparkEnergy]