Home sales in the U.S. are skyrocketing as interest rates remain at historically low levels. In fact, Zillow expects nearly 7 million existing-home sales this year—the most since 2005. With so many prospective homebuyers on the market, you too may be wondering if it’s time to take the plunge into homeownership. Before you begin hunting for houses though, here are a few … [Read more...] about 3 Financial Moves to Make Before You Buy a Home
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Have you ever thought about how the duration of and financial compensation during your maternity leave affects your long term career and your family life? I’ve had the benefit of working in both the US and Canada where parental leaves could not be further apart in both time off and financial support. I, unfortunately, chose to have kids in the country with the least … [Read more...] about I Only Became A SAHM Because Of Maternity Leave Laws
What can you buy with $25? A shirt at the mall? Sushi dinner for one? How about an education for students from third-world nations? Vittana is a groundbreaking not-for-profit organization that makes loans for higher and vocational education for students in third-world countries through a first-of-its-kind online microfinance discipline and a global awareness initiative. In … [Read more...] about Invest in the Future With Crowd-Funded Student Loans
A family doctor is usually the first professional you consult when you need medical care. Family physicians and general practitioners are skilled at diagnosing a range of illnesses and can treat many of a patient's medical conditions without the need for a specialist's help. Your family doctor can be a valuable source of information when you have health-related questions. In … [Read more...] about How Do I Find a Family Doctor?