If you’ve ever had the misfortune to be near someone who is smoking a stale cigar — or, even worse, smoked one yourself — you know that it’s one of the least pleasant experiences you can have. Good cigars are a pleasure and can be an investment. It’s worth a little extra effort to keep them fresh longer. While the most obvious way to keep cigars fresh is to invest in a humidor, it’s not always possible — humidors are expensive and can take up space you may not have. Fortunately, there are other steps you can take to keep your cigars fresh longer.Read More
You’re tired of renting, and you’re ready to move into your first home. Or perhaps you and your spouse are ready to start a family and need more space. Whatever your reasons for considering buying a home, you’ll need to come up with your deposit first. Most people will want to put down a deposit of at least 5% of a home’s price, though there are loans that allow buyers to make a smaller deposit. For a home listed at $200,000, that means you’ll need at $10,000 for a deposit. That’s a daunting amount of money! But there are some things you can do to help save for that deposit.
You’ve been purging your belongings, and you’ve been finding things that you’ve outgrown or no longer want — but that seem to have enough life left in them that you hate to put them in the landfill. One option for getting rid of the things you no longer use or want — and making a little cash along the way — is to hold a garage sale. A garage sale can be a huge undertaking, but here are 7 tips to make it a little less daunting.