The Best Way to Budget for Home Improvements and Renovations

A lovely reader asked me recently how to best budget for a home improvement project. She is in the middle of dealing with the garage addition to her property she wanted to know if early financial surprises in the project would be an indication of later pocketbook misfortune. Well it turns out I happen to … Read more

I Live in an Unfinished Home and Chased by Creditors. – Paul

“Dear Steve, 3 yrs. ago, I bought the house that I had rented for 14 yrs. It was a real fixer-uper. I borrowed aprox. 20k extra with my original motgage and also ran up another 10k on credit cards to remodel the inlaw aprt. downstairs. I then refinanced, paid off the credit cards, and took … Read more