Helping Frustrated Renters Become HAPPY Homeowners

Have you had enough of this yet?

As the current lock-down continues (okay, that’s a bit of an overstatement; we’re far from fully locked down), I’m wondering how it’s affecting you. If you’re following the news and social media, and reading even a tiny segment of the reports, you notice a wide range...

Earth Day 2020: The planet is smiling

On my coffee table is the current issue of National Geographic, a subscription I’ve now had for 30 or more years. This month’s issue has a front cover on both sides. On one cover it says: HOW WE LOST THE PLANET: A Pessimist’s Guide to Life on Earth in 2070. The...

Is Money a Game?

Is money a game? “Money is a game. Know the rules and win!” When I first heard that statement, I was aghast, and highly offended! Money was to me, as to most people on the planet I knew, a means of survival, a livelihood. It was a most basic human need, not a game....

COVID-19 Side Effects: Some Questions to Ponder

The current COVID-19 pandemic is getting wall-to-wall coverage on the news media. It’s where we get the hard facts and the opinions of “experts.” At the same time, we’re getting a lot of fun stuff on social media—some of it probably intended just to cheer us up, but...

Real Estate and Rent 2 Own in a time of COVID-19

Your life, like mine, has been cast into upheaval these last couple of weeks. In some ways, life has simply been put on hold; in other ways, it’s chaotic. A health pandemic has become an economic pandemic, with everyone hurting in one way or another. Those of us...