We have gathered important ideas, tips, and advice for DIY help in keeping up on repairs that come up with your mobile home.
How to Maintain an Air Conditioner
Central air and window conditioners require routine maintenance to keep them operating at peak efficiency. It's important to know how a system's main parts function. Learn to troubleshoot a central air and room conditioner system.
Patient-Centered Medical Homes: What is the Agreed-Upon Definition?
Truth or fiction? Dispelling 8 auto insurance myths
When purchasing car insurance, it’s important to understand the factors that affect your car insurance premium rates and coverage.
10 Everyday Things That Cost More Than Term Life Insurance
Adults and parents worry. We worry about our family’s health, safety, financial security and future. But more families need to put their money where their heart is by buying term life insurance. (This is the most affordable type when initially purchased and provides protection for a specific period of time or the “term”.) However, the issue isn’t a matter of hypocrisy, but a lack of research and financial literacy. According to a Life Happens and LIMRA study from this year, 65% of households have not purchased life insurance because they think it’s too costly. To show that this is a common misconception, the study asked Americans to estimate the cost of a 20-year, $250,000 level term life insurance policy for a healthy 30-year-old male. Eight in 10 people overestimated the cost, saying it…
The List (aka what financial documents you should keep safe—and dry)
(This post originally ran in July of 2011, but in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, it seems pertinent to run it again--especially in light of the advice in the last paragraph.) How many of you have legal and financial documents stashed in different drawers in different locations? Perhaps you have some in your home safe, some in drawers in the bedroom, others in the den and more in the office. What happens when you become sick or die? Does any one person know where all the documents are located? Probably not, including you. The Wall Street Journal published a very interesting article, The 25 Documents You Need Before You Die, addressing just this problem. The article was two pages long, very detailed and well written, so let me give you a synopsis of…
Why don’t property owners have flood insurance?
Despite rising flood risks, less than 7% of homes and high-risk properties are insured for this peril.
Landlord Insurance 101: A Guide to Rental Property Insurance for Owners
More and more Americans are becoming landlords — either by necessity or choice — but do they know what it takes to insure their rental property? Co...
How to Fix a Garbage Disposal
Senior Living Tips: 5 Super Foods for Seniors
A healthy diet is essential in senior living communities. The following foods should be on the menu at these communities for seniors to stay healthy!