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3 Tips For Fall House Hunting

By Quila Bryant The summertime is on its way out and the fall is slowly approaching. According to Realtor.com, August 2016 was the hottest real estate market in ten years. While the Charlotte area reached record number of sales and buyer pre-approvals in the summer, it may be hard to keep that up in the fall.…

5 Stress Reducing Truths About Money

By Marsha H. Barnes “Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.” -Bob Marley Stress about money and finances continue to plague many individuals. In a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, it was noted that 72 percent of Americans reported feeling stressed about money. …

7 Steps To Boost Your Credit Score

By Marsha Barnes I can’t recall a single time in any of my finance dealings or client relations that the topic of credit reports hasn’t come up. How important is that magic number? EXTREMELY IMPORTANT. While this is another task to add to our personal finance plans, we cannot neglect to study it, research how we can make ours better, and understand the impact of the nuts and bolts within it.…

Top 20 Cities for Single Moms to Live

In celebration of Women’s History Month, WalletHub conducted a study to find the best and worst cities for single moms and their families to live. With single mother households making up a quarter of all U.S. household, the website looked at 150 of the largest cities across 17 key metrics.…