Study Shows “Millennials Deserve More Credit”

When it comes to talking about millennials, there are many stereotypes out there that have influenced the way the public feels about the generation. Whether it’s the assumption that millennials are irresponsible with money and would rather buy avocado toast than save for a down payment, or that millennials jump from job to job, the majority of these stereotypes paint the generation in a negative light. A new study by Bank of America entitled Better Money Habits Millennial Report recently came to the defense of the generation when it reported that: “Millennials deserve more credit – both from themselves and Read More

Kristen Bell Dishes Out Hilarious Parenting Advice In Her New Webseries 'Momsplaning'

Whether you’ve got little ones at home or not, this new webseries is bound to make you pee your pants. Momsplaining with Kristen Bell is a six episode digital series following the mom of two as she takes viewers on a wild ride through parenthood. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Mortgage Rates Are Rising, Ready to Quietly Crush Your Homebuying Dreams

The average interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has surged past 4.28% this week to its highest point in years, according to CNBC. That’s bad news for home buyers, because even a small rate increase can be enough to push an already difficult-to-afford house completely out of reach. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Brooklyn-Based Lawyer Has a Passion for Interior Design — House Tour

Name: Bev Wilson Location: Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Size: 975 square feetYears Lived In: 2.5 years, owned Bev is a lawyer, but has always been interested in interior design and photography. So when it came time to start searching for an apartment to buy, she wanted a space she could really design and customize. She wanted a renovation project. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

3 Secrets of People with Flawlessly Clean Houses

You know the type. It doesn’t matter if you’re at their home for an event or just dropping by for an unannounced visit — their homes are always impeccably clean (and seemingly effortlessly). What do they know that you don’t? We share three secrets of the impeccably clean. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Yes, Even Will and Kate Have IKEA Furniture

Though by definition, royals are not like us, they are in fact human, and can also be swayed by siren call of affordably priced Scandinavian furniture. Yes, today we have reports that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have some IKEA pieces taking up residency in Kensington Palace. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

2 Major Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

Urban Institute recently released a report entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership,” which revealed that “eighty percent of consumers either are unaware of how much lenders require for a down payment or believe all lenders require a down payment above 5 percent.” Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Buyers often overestimate the down payment funds needed to qualify for a home loan. According to the same report: “Consumers are often unaware of the option to take out low-down-payment mortgages. Only 19% of consumers believe lenders would make loans with a down payment of 5% or less… While 15% believe lenders Read More

This Hamper Could Make You Look Forward to Laundry Day — Amazon Deal of the Day

We’re a month into 2018 and if you’re anything like me, you’re struggling to make your resolutions happen (or even just begin them). Luckily, a little organization can go a long way when you’re trying to get your sh*t together, so it pays to find products that make staying organized a whole lot easier. Case in point: this stylish laundry sorter on sale today at Amazon. Currently priced just under $30, this multi-tasking hamper is an affordable (and foolproof) way to kick your organizational goals into high gear. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Family of Five Shares a Small, Stylish 180-Square-Foot RV — House Tour

Name: Ashley Petrone, her husband and their three kidsLocation: Southern CaliforniaSize: 180 square feetYears Lived In: 9 months, owned Last year, Ashley and her husband sold their five-bedroom house and bought 2.2 acres of land to build a dream home. Instead of renting an apartment while their home is being built, they decided to try sharing an RV! Impressively, it only took them three weeks and $2500 to finish the RV’s renovation. “I designed the RV to be functional, comfortable, beautiful, different and really to feel like a home,” shares Ashley. “I didn’t want us to feel out of place Read More

The Brilliant Dishwasher Hack for Your Plastic Containers — Kitchn

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