Back up Your Estimates with a Full Estimating Packet

Sunday, July 31, 2016, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

After you have completed planning, you should have completed your estimates for effort, cost and duration, you need to defend it if the sponsor thinks that the numbers are too high. It is important that these estimates be accepted since they form the basis of your schedule and budget. You should be able to defend […]

Taking Credit: Everything You Need to Know about Personal Loans

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Once reserved primarily for borrowers who couldn’t get loans any other way, personal loans have become a popular product used by almost everyone. They are perfect for consolidating debt, paying for a wedding or even making a large purchase. What should you know about personal loans before applying for one? When Should You Use a […]

Why You Should Trust Your Money with a Credit Union over a Bank

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

It is virtually impossible to go through life without putting your money in a bank or credit union. While a big bank may have more convenient locations throughout the country, there are actually a lot of benefits of using a credit union. These are the four reasons why you should trust your money with a […]

How To Save Money On Your Next Car

Friday, July 29, 2016, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

A vehicle is one of the most expensive things that you will ever purchase. Even if you buy an older used car, you will still spend anywhere from $5,000 to $8,000 before accounting for gas, maintenance and insurance. Therefore, it is in your best interest to know a few tips and tricks that can help […]

3 Do’s And Don’ts When Planning For Retirement

Friday, July 29, 2016, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

While the prospect of not working may be an exciting change, the idea that you will need to survive almost entirely off your savings may seem a little daunting. Now, today, is the time to prepare for your future. Here are a few dos and don’ts that will make planning for retirement easier. Don’t Forget […]

6 Ways Your House is Stealing Your Money

Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Most homeowners lose money to their homes daily without realizing that it’s happening right under their noses. Inefficiency, defects and damage cause most of this loss. Below are six sneaky ways your house may be draining your bank account, and some solutions for fixing them: Gaps create fluctuating temperatures An old or damaged roof or […]

How to Save Money for a Down Payment

Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Dreaming of owning a home? At Home Improvement Leads, we know how wonderful home ownership can be, but it’s not without its fair share of concerns. The down payment may be the first hurdle you need to jump, and perhaps the one that stands in your way the most. Here are some money-saving tips to […]

Five Finance Tricks to Make Your Money Work for You

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Are you looking for ways to stretch each dollar further? Just putting your paychecks in the bank is a good start saving up, but if you want your money to do more for you, you’ll have to do a little research. Check out these five financial tricks to make your money work for you.  Refinance […]

5 Ways in Which Visual Features Help the Sales of Some Product

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

In some simpler times, marketing was usually consisted of explaining the audience why some product is good, be it through words, or imagery. Visual features of that product played a huge role in the entire process but they were something that was marketed and not something that took part in marketing. These days things have […]

Finishing Finances: Have You Covered all the Costs of Building Your Own Home?

Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Building your own home can be one of the most fulfilling projects you ever take on. However, if you underestimate your costs, it can quickly become a nightmare. Here are some of the less obvious expenses that general contractors know about, but your home package provider might not. Permits and Approvals Before the home package […]