Category Archives: Helpful Tips

10 Ways to Celebrate Summer

10 Ways to Celebrate Summer How will you celebrate the solstice and all that extra daylight? Here are 10 ideas from http://www.almanac.com/content/first-day-summer-summer-solstice Light a bonfire: The solstice day was traditionally celebrated by dancing around the bonfires. Go fishin’: We love … Continue reading

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5 Stages of Having Your Kids Home From College

Isn’t it exciting to have your kids home from college? You haven’t seen them in months and now you will get to spend quality time with them (or so you think). You quickly go from the excitement of having them … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget These Costs When Buying A Home

You’ve crunched the mortgage calculators, estimated your tax payments, and taken a realistic look at how much house you can afford. You’ve stuck within your range when scouring the realtor.com® listings, being careful not to bust your budget. But there are more … Continue reading

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‘Heroes’ can qualify for help to buy a home

South Carolina has increased incentives available to help people buy homes, as long as they are in certain professions or are veterans. With $7,000 in downpayment assistance, below-market mortgage interest rates, and a federal tax credit, it’s a pretty attractive … Continue reading

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Tips on How to Buy a Foreclosed Home

If you’re a fan of late-night television, you’ve seen the guys hawking their latest get-rich-quick-with-foreclosures program. These infomercials typically feature folks, “just like you,” who got stinking rich simply by buying foreclosed or bank-owned properties. It’s so easy! What about … Continue reading

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10 Spring Tips to Whip Your Technology Into Shape

10 Spring Tips to Whip Your Technology Into Shape: External Clean Up 1. Deep clean your actual computer and work area. The external health of your system requires as much attention as the internal. Take a damp, soft cloth (water … Continue reading

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Tax Day is Over – Time to Celebrate!

(And Start Planning For Next Year) April 15th might be the most stressful day of the year for business owners. Once those taxes are filed, everyone deserves to celebrate (or mourn, depending on your tax liability). But just because tax … Continue reading

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Chronos and Kairos Time – And What It Means For Your Business

The Greeks had two words to describe the passage of time, Chronos and Kairos. Chronos deals with the concept of time in a linear fashion and is how we perceive time measured in seconds, minutes, hours, etc. Kairos lives within … Continue reading

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Spring Monday Morning Meeting

Spring has finally made an appearance over this dreadful winter and we thought we might changed up our Monday Morning Meeting to something more fun and active! Angie Spinelli, from Chucktown Fitness, joined our group of agents to share how … Continue reading

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DIY Home Decor – Fall Mason Jar Candle

I love fall and winter. It my absolute favorite time of the year. When the weather gets cooler, I get happier! I also love the decor it allows me to bring out. The reds, greens, silvers and golds are so … Continue reading

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