5 Powerful Reasons to Own Instead of Rent

5 Powerful Reasons to Own Instead of Rent

Owning a home has great financial benefits. In a recent research paper, Homeownership and the American Dream, Laurie S. Goodman and Christopher Mayer of the Urban Land Institute explained: “Homeownership appears to help borrowers accumulate housing and nonhousing...

Is Mortgage Debt out of Control?

Is Mortgage Debt out of Control?

The housing crisis of the last decade was partially caused by unhealthy levels of mortgage debt. Homeowners were using their homes as ATMs by refinancing and swapping their equity for cash. When prices started to fall, many homeowners found themselves in a negative...

LEMON BLUEBERRY MINI CHEESECAKES

LEMON BLUEBERRY MINI CHEESECAKES

YIELDS: 12 PREP TIME: 15 mins TOTAL TIME: 4 hours 15 min INGREDIENTS: 12 lemon Oreos 2 8 oz blocks cream cheese, softened ¾ cup powdered sugar 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp lemon zest 1 tsp pure vanilla extract Pinch of salt 1 ½ cup heavy cream ¼ cup blueberry preserves...