Which should you do first? Save for retirement or save for a house?

Wondering whether you should put money into saving for a down payment on a house or start investing it for retirement? The answer, ideally, is both. By investing in a mix of assets you are putting your money to work in different ways -- and potentially hedging against the risks associated with each type of investment.… Continue reading Which should you do first? Save for retirement or save for a house?

Thinking Green – For Your Wallet & The Environment

Going green is great for the environment, but that's not the only benefit. When you make green upgrades in your home, it can also lead to some major savings. Solar panels: The upfront cost is big, but the long-term savings are huge. Solar panels will cost several thousand dollars to install, but ongoing maintenance costs… Continue reading Thinking Green – For Your Wallet & The Environment