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3 Common Types of Loans You Should Know About

 

3 Common Types of Loans You Should Know About

Home Improvement Projects: DIY or Call a Pro?

Home Improvement Projects: DIY or Call a Pro?

There’s nothing like a can-do spirit. Every handy person started out just by trying to fix or build things. When it works, there’s much rejoicing. When it doesn’t, you may have made the situation worse and need a professional to bail you out. That’s the big question with home improvement projects: DIY or call a pro? Read this before you reach for that hammer.

How To Spend Your Stimulus Check Wisely

How To Spend Your Stimulus Check Wisely

Another pandemic stimulus check from the government may be on the way, and it can’t come soon enough. With all the expenses that have built up over the duration of the pandemic, there are many things to spend the check on. No matter how much money it’s worth for you or whether you qualify for a retroactive first stimulus check, it’s important to use the check to its full potential. Take some of these tips for how to spend your stimulus check wisely into account after the money reaches your household.

Inexpensive Online Learning Resources for Kids

Inexpensive Online Learning Resources for Kids

While being away from friends and teachers is hard for kids, it does not have to have an impact on their studies. Homeschooling has many benefits and has been a reliable form of education for years. Now more than ever kids have an opportunity to get a great education without leaving the house. There are many powerful learning tools available online that make it easy for teachers and parents to supplement education effectively.

Low-Cost Hobbies That Will Excite You

Low-Cost Hobbies That Will Excite You

When you’re living on a strict budget, you often might feel bored because you do not have the money to go out and do a number of fun activities. It turns out there are many fun activities and hobbies, though, that you can pick up for a considerably low cost. If you are looking for new inexpensive ways to entertain yourself, look no further. Learn about some low-cost hobbies that will excite you by reading below.

Everyday Products You Could Be Making at Home

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If you make it a habit to look at labels, you’ve noticed that the list of ingredients with unpronounceable names makes it seem as though only a professional facility can manufacture them. Wrong—you can, too. With some simple recipes, you can save money with these everyday products you could be making at home. You’ll feel better knowing what’s really in them, too.


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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...]