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The Benefits of Owning a Manufactured Home

 

The Benefits of Owning a Manufactured Home

Affordable housing is essential, but it’s hard to come by for many people. Owning a home and land can set you up for financial stability and wealth, but you must start somewhere. The benefits of owning a manufactured home are about more than the cost. Find out what really makes this arrangement an all-around win.

Effective Tips To Extend the Life of Your Workout Clothes

Effective Tips To Extend the Life of Your Workout Clothes

If you recently finished an excellent exercise routine, you might be looking for effective tips to extend the life of your workout clothes!

There’s a reason many people don’t work out in their regular wardrobe: exercise clothes are made of sensitive, elastic material that must be taken care of adequately. Let’s explore some ways to provide extra care and attention to your exercise clothing to ensure they have a long lifespan.

Tips for Making a Family Emergency Preparedness Plan

 

Tips for Making a Family Emergency Preparedness Plan

In order to protect your family in an unforeseen event, you must create a disaster plan. This plan will help you navigate emergencies and provide your family with the supplies they need. If you need help curating a plan, check out these tips for making a family emergency preparedness plan.

The Top Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Own a Car

 

The Top Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Own a Car

Lots of people have their own car, which can make those of us who don’t feel like we’re doing something wrong. However, there are many arguments that can be made against owning a car, and that’s why this article will be about the top reasons why you shouldn’t own a car.

The Most Lucrative Trade Jobs in the Workforce


The Most Lucrative Trade Jobs in the Workforce

Many people are struggling right now, but luckily, you can find many high-paying jobs that don’t require a college degree. Going to trade school is much more affordable than obtaining a bachelor’s degree, and depending on the degree, trade jobs can offer a higher salary, too. Here are the most lucrative trade jobs in the workforce today.

How To Save Money on Household Cleaning Supplies

How To Save Money on Household Cleaning Supplies

To keep a clean house, we must have a regular cleaning schedule, and that means we need a consistent supply of quality cleaning products. But that doesn’t mean we need the most popular brand that everyone is using.

Let’s face it: cleaning supplies are more expensive now than ever since the start of the pandemic. But you don’t have to break the bank to maintain a clean home. We’re here to help you learn how to save money on household cleaning supplies.


Helpful Resources:


Top Low Income Housing Programs, Organizations and Government Agencies:
There are many helpful resources that provide the best assistance for families looking to find and qualify for low income and affordable housing options. These include the U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), the National Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), the USAC Lifeline Program, and more. [Learn More...]



Interesting Facts & Statistics About Low Income Housing:
According to reports by the Urban Institute, 25% - 40% of all low-income families in the United States experience hardships related to food and housing. This translates into millions of families with approximately 19 million children who need to be assisted. For this reason, the term "low income housing" or even "affordable housing" is used to describe housing and apartments that are within financial reach to individuals and families with low annual household incomes. [Learn More...]



How to Deal With an Eviction:
An eviction is the formal process used by a landlord to remove a tenant from a rental property. A landlord can file for an eviction over nonpayment of rent, a violation of the lease agreement, severe damage to the property, or if a tenant refuses to vacate the premises once the lease agreement is up. Every state has its own laws governing how and when a landlord can evict a tenant. Before a landlord can file for a court-ordered eviction, he or she must first give the tenant official notice to vacate the unit. [Learn More...]



How to Deal With a Foreclosure:
Foreclosure is the formal process used by a mortgage company to force the sale of a property to repay the loan. When a home owner is not making the loan payments and it moves into a default status, the lender may begin proceedings to repossess the property. In lay terms, that means to take back the property and resell it to get their money back. This, of course, can be a very stressful time for the homeowner. Foreclosure procedures are different in every state. [Learn More...]



How to Apply For EBT (Food Stamps):
The federal food stamp program, now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), is one of many programs provided by the federal government welfare benefit system designed to assist low-income families. The SNAP program assists low-income families with buying the food necessary for good health and nutrition. Traditionally food stamps were issued in the form of paper coupons, but this tangible form of food stamps has been replaced by the EBT system (Electronic Benefit Transfer) which works very similar to a bank debit card. [Learn More...]