Archive for May 2018

memorial day

6 facts to know about Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day to honor and remember those who have died while serving our country. In the spirit of commemoration, we have put together a few facts you might not know about Memorial Day.

selling your home

Selling your home: Fix it or leave it?

When preparing your home for sale, you may be wondering what house repairs or updates you should do before you try to sell it. We have a short answer to that question and tips on the minimal home repairs to invest in to help you earn a profit.

second mortgage

Should you take out a second mortgage?

A second mortgage is a loan taken against the equity you’ve built up on your home since you signed your first mortgage. We are discussing different scenarios to consider if you are thinking about taking out a second mortgage on your home.

immigration rights

Know your rights: Immigration rights and protections

Like citizens, immigrants and those here using a Visa have rights and protections. Some protections are provided by the US Constitution and some states grant rights such as driving privileges. Learn more about immigration rights and protections.

mental health

5 things you can do for your mental health

May is Mental Health Wellness Month. The goal of Mental Health Wellness Month is to increase mental health awareness and to highlight the importance of taking care of our mental health. We are discussing 5 things you can do for your mental health today.

prenup agreement

The royal wedding will lack a prenup, but should you?

The royal wedding is just around the corner and it looks like there will not be a Prenuptial Agreement. Learn more about what a prenuptial agreement is and if it’s something you and your partner should consider.

eloping

Domestic partnership vs. common-law marriage

Common-law marriages and domestic partnerships can seem similar but they do have differences when it comes to requirements and benefits.

law day

The U.S. government: Separation of powers

The U.S. government is broken into three branches, Executive, Legislative and Judicial, to create a separation of power. We have put together a short refresher on the three branches and their different powers.