Use These 9 Tips to Make More on the Sale of Your Home

Looking to sell your home? Trying to find some cheap upgrades to boost the value? I sat down with one of San Antonio’s best real estate agents, Pedro Martinez, to find out 9 of the biggest bangs for your buck when it comes to selling your home. 1.Replace Cabinet Hardware Outdated hardware = outdated kitchen. Bring your kitchen up to date with a cheap makeover. Run over to your local hardware store and pick up some new handles and knobs for your kitchen cabinets. Costing only a buck or two each, this easy upgrade can add a “wow factor” to your kitchen. Don’t get too picky trying to find knobs that fit your style. The goal is to pick hardware that will appeal to the majority. 2. Change those O

How to Deal With Those Pesky Debt Collectors

Your phone rings for the tenth time today. The caller ID doesn’t recognize the number flashing on the screen, but you know exactly who it is. Your thumb quickly taps “ignore” as you slide your phone back into your pocket. Dealing with debt collectors can be scary and overwhelming. Listening to someone threaten you with lawsuits is the last thing you want to hear when you’re already struggling to make ends meet. So what do you when the collection calls won’t stop? Use these 4 tips on dealing with debt collectors. Know Your Rights Many consumers are not aware that they have rights. Collectors violate federal law every day because of this. It’s important that you know your rights. In 1977, the

Looking to Boost Your Productivity? Here's 4 Ways to Do It.

How would you rate your productivity? This can be a difficult thing to gage. If you’re like me, your attention is given freely to many different things. There always seems to be a distraction that pulls me away from what I should be focusing on. In fact, as I type this blog, I am fighting the deep urge to click on my email or check my Facebook. Productivity is one of the most essential elements in our work life. It can make or break careers; launch or destroy businesses. Here are 4 things I do in order to regain focus and boost my efficiency. 1. Write Your Goals Down The best way to be productive is have something you’re working toward. However, simply stating that you want to boost your pro

Watch Out for These 4 Common Budget Busters

One of the most discouraging things that can happen to your budget is when you run into a bump in the road. You’re moving along and making great progress on your finances when something unexpected pops up. This is why a rainy day fund is so important. It protects you from those big events that can knock a family back into debt. However, emergencies aren’t the most common setback in our budget. Have you ever heard the phrase, “death by paper cuts?” It’s the small items that we forget about that can knock us back a step and delay any forward progress we were making. While these items aren’t financially devastating, they’re definitely annoying and can easily be avoided. 1. Birthdays Birthdays a

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