What Does a Real Estate Agent Do?

Home Buying

What Does a Real Estate Agent Do?

Buying or selling a house is the largest financial transaction most people make. It's important to get it right, and a good real estate agent is absolutely crucial. But what do they actually do?

Sharon and I in Sedona playing Snoopy and Red Baron

Personal Development

I Got Your Six

In my noble Hillbilly culture we like sayin’s—simple phrases that we might not even know the origin of but that tell a whole story in just a few words.

15 Home-Buying Mistakes

Home Buying

15 Home-Buying Mistakes

Beware of these common home-buying mistakes. Learn how to avoid them so nothing slips through the cracks of one of the largest purchases you’ll ever make.

Popular Home Renovations

Home Selling

Popular Home Renovations

Home renovations are big business, and they can boost the value of your home. Here are the most popular and value-adding renovations to consider.

How Much Rent Can I Afford?

Home Buying

How Much Rent Can I Afford?

There’s a season for everything, and that includes renting a home. It's not a long-term solution, but if you're patient while working the Baby Steps, it can be a real blessing.

man shopping for a car

Getting out of Debt

The Truth About Financing a Car

When you buy a new car, you’re probably also wondering how you’re going to pay for it. Guess what? Financing a car or signing up for a new lease aren’t your only options—they’re not even good options.

What Is Earnest Money?

Home Buying

What Is Earnest Money?

Let’s talk about earnest money! When you make an offer on a house, you need to prove you’re serious by making a small deposit (1–5% of the offer price) into an escrow account. Let’s talk about it.