Miscellaneous

Can’t save money? You’re not following these 3 simple steps

By |2018-11-16T15:24:06+00:00November 16th, 2018|

How do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time. That statement reverberates across much of life but it's particularly applicable in saving towards a buffer/emergency fund or planned significant capital need (like a down payment!).  Here's a great article with some really good common sense strategies to pump up your savings!  [...]

HOA Makes Homeowners Leave Garage Doors Open for a Truly Silly Reason

By |2018-02-08T11:57:26+00:00February 8th, 2018|

Clear evidence some HOA's have lost their marbles.  This is one of those stories that you'd swear they had to be drunk when they came up with it (or they're in California).  You'll get a good laugh from this article plus also some good information on your rights if your HOA or Condo Association has gone off the rails. [...]

3 essential privacy settings for your Amazon Echo

By |2018-01-11T16:45:09+00:00January 11th, 2018|

How Smart do you want your house? Smart homes are the future and a growing part of the present. I'm sure many of you invited Alexa into your lives this Christmas where she is doing everything but the laundry. This article has some practical security and privacy suggestions worth considering (though the first [...]

Amazon wants the keys to your home

By |2017-11-17T12:13:44+00:00November 17th, 2017|

Have we lost our minds? At a time with all sorts of serious and often undisclosed data breaches and the practical necessity of having professional identity and credit monitoring Amazon decides it's a good idea to ask for access to our homes. I shudder to think. In the interest of full disclosure I [...]