Category Archives: Blog Post

The Truth About Mortgage Rates

One of the most important aspects to successfully obtaining a mortgage is securing a low interest rate. After all, the lower the rate, the lower the payment each month and the faster you can build equity in your home. Unfortunately, many homeowners tend to just go along with whatever their bank or mortgage broker offers,…
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“Happy” (?) Memorial Day!

“Happy Memorial Day…!” was the wish in subject line of the email I received. The sentiment continued in the body of the email with yet another “happy,” and even a “wonderful” in the mix as the sender continued to promote their business and their agenda. Should our weekends or our lives be happy and wonderful?…
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Firefighter Moms and Wives

Firefighters and First responders are often lauded as heroes for their actions, and rightfully so.  The sacrifices we make and the risks we take with our own well-being are purely selfless. Where do firefighters come from?  Truth be told, firefighters come from a variety of backgrounds and upbringings. Regardless of where they hail from, so…
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I Could Never Do What You Do!

Whether paid or volunteer, most firefighters refer to their occupation as "...the greatest job in the world."  It certainly has its rewards. At the same time, when speaking to members of the public about what we do, so often we hear, "I could never do what you do."  I heard it just the other day…
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