Monthly Archives: December 2015

    • Emergency Ready Kit

      The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends that all Americans have some basic supplies on hand in order to survive for at least three days if an emergency occurs. It is recommended that the Ready Kit should be assembled well in advance ...
      Written by InTouch
    • Forced Savings

      One of the big banks has a voluntary program available that transfers $100 each month from your checking account to your savings account. In five years, the account owner would have over $5,000 because of a type of forced savings.  Similarly, whe...
      Written by InTouch
    • More Equity…More Options

      The more equity in your home, the more options you have. Since equity is determined by the difference between value and what is owed on a property, when homes lost value during the Great Recession, homeowners’ equity decreased. Negative equity ...
      Written by InTouch
    • Two things everyone needs to know about plumbing

      The first thing every homeowner needs to know about plumbing is how to turn the water off in case of an emergency. It’s like having a fire extinguisher; you hope you never need it but you want it just in case you do. Generally, the cutoff is in ...
      Written by InTouch