Clean the Clutter, Clear Your Life: 4 Tips for Painless Downsizing 

First, there was the recession. Out of that was born the Tiny House movement. Then along came Marie Kondo, urging everyone to get rid of any personal possession that did not “spark joy.” And don’t forget the Millennial generation’s rejection of traditional values like home ownership, climbing the corporate ladder, and raising the stereotypical 2.5 kids behind the proverbial white picket fence.  More than ever before, American society is … [Read more...]

Keeping Your Family Educated and Safe

As a parent, it’s essential to bestow your wisdom onto your children while also allowing them to glean knowledge through real-life experiences. The former is particularly important during their formative years. In the hopes of keeping your kin educated, safe, and out of harm’s way, it’s prudent to arm them with tips, tricks, and insight on how to navigate potentially dangerous situations. Here are some topics that every parent should discuss with … [Read more...]

Helping a Loved One Prepare for the Big Day

Your best friend just got engaged and the champagne has been drunk. Now, it's time to lend a helping hand so your best friend can have the wedding of her dreams. However, it's likely you're wondering just what you should be doing to help out with her special day. In today's short article, we're going to take a look at a few different aspects of the wedding planning process and how you can assist in making them more stress-free for your … [Read more...]

Making Mom Life Easier On-the-Go

Moms are there to help when we have problems, to take us to sports practice, feed us, and just about everything else. In order to get all this done, we are on the go a lot. While tasks can get overwhelming when you're handling kids and objectives, there are some necessary resources you can use to make your job a lot easier to accomplish. Today, we're going to take a look at what some of these resources are and how you can use them in your … [Read more...]

5 Housekeeping Items to Do Before Selling Your Home

Selling your home is an exciting time. However, the process is a long one, and it's important that you're ready to go when your home hits the market. Fortunately, there steps you can take to make the process as smooth as possible even before you've hired an agent. Here are a few tips to consider. Prepare for Inspections Inspections are an important part of the selling process, and buyers will want to know the house they're paying for … [Read more...]

Planning a Girl’s Night Out for Mother’s Day

It's almost Mother's Day! If you're a mom, you know that it is one of the most rewarding jobs there is. But you also know that being a mom is exhausting, demanding, and often thankless. Mother's Day is meant to celebrate you! Find something fun and enjoyable to do so you can fully enjoy the one day of the year that is dedicated to you. Grabbing a few of your mom besties and heading out for a moms' night out is the perfect way to make the most of … [Read more...]

Precautions for a Motorcycle Adventure 

It may be surprising how many people think driving a motorcycle is a scary idea. If you ask most moms what they think about their child riding a motorcycle, most moms will probably hate the idea. When you ask them why they are so afraid of such an experience, they will tell you something like, "It is very dangerous." What most moms won't tell you is that they have probably never been on a motorcycle before, but the fears live on inside of … [Read more...]

What Makes Los Angeles Property Tax Unique?  

One of the critical civil duties of an American citizen is paying taxes—to both the federal government and the local governmental bodies. Governments need funds to operate and provide essential services. It is, however, unfortunate to note that paying taxes and filing tax returns are some of the most complex civil duties.  The following are some of the common and the most important categories of taxes to American citizens. First, income … [Read more...]

How Different Debt Impacts Your Credit Score 

Debt is something that most people have. And if you don’t have it, well then you are very lucky! For the rest of the world, it’s important to know how different debt impacts your credit score. Since your credit score is the key to unlocking the best of the financial world, this is something you need to know.   How Does Student Loan Debt Impact Your Credit Score?  Have you ever taken out a student loan and wondered if it was going to … [Read more...]

How to Shop for Security Services

You need professional security to feel safe in your home. Especially when you have little ones to protect, knowing that security professionals are at your beck and call is a major source of relief.   Unfortunately, not all security firms are created equal. In fact, it isn’t difficult to find horror stories of professional security failing to respond to a legitimate threat or overreacting to homeowners entering their own properties. You … [Read more...]