Home Improvement – A Big Decision

  There are many reasons for a home improvement project. Your plan might be as simple as painting a few rooms, as large as adding on additional living areas, or somewhere in between. Before beginning the project, it's a good idea to determine the cost...

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Preserving Your Memories

Our life is made of memories, some good and some not. We are who we are because of these memories and the paths we have taken. Some of our memories started as dreams we had for ourselves, and living my dream is when I realized...

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What To Do With All That Stuff

In a previous blog post titled "Collectibles Are Losing Their Appeal," we discussed the changing outlook of the younger generations regarding furnishings that have been handed down to them. They don't want to polish silver, don't host formal dinner parties, and many just don’t want to...

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Neil Sadaka recorded a song that hit the top of the charts in 1962. Titled "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do," many who grew up in that era can still sing every word.   (I'm guessing you're singing it to yourself right now.)    There are many...

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Extended Warranties – Buy or Not Buy?

You face a wonderful decision each time you purchase appliances or electronics, and that decision is whether to buy the extended warranty or not.   Inevitably, as the sale is coming to an end, the clerk will ask if you'd like to purchase this extra protection. ...

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Protect Fine Art

Can you imagine owning many valuable pieces of art, and one day having them stolen while you were away or destroyed by fire? Possibly they have just been ruined due to not being cared for properly.   The latter cause of loss, of course, cannot be...

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