Monthly Archives: December 2013

'Tis the Season to Give Back

Recently, a few local businesses got together and donated to the Dodge County PAVE (People Against Violent Environment).  We donated cleaning supplies, toys, food, office supplies as well as money.  It is a great feeling to help out in the community!  That is what the Christmas season is all about – […]

It's Not Your Mother's Job Market Now

Cultural shifts, new technologies, and changing demographics have revolutionized the job market in the last few decades. In the 1990s, for example, the economy boomed, and corporate profits exploded; jobs in industry, service, technology, and finances were plentiful. Today, the focus has shifted, and many traditional jobs are disappearing. According […]

It's Not Just About Your Down Payment

Purchasing a home is exciting and an adventure – even for second-time buyers. However, seasoned buyers are more likely to remember something first-timers may not realize … Your initial investment may be more of an investment that you thought. That scary down payment isn’t the only cost you need to […]

Extreme Weather is the New Housing Crisis

The National Geographic channel has coined the phrase “Disaster Doesn’t Wait” to promote its TV show entitled, Doomsday Preppers. The show features families preparing for economic, political and natural disasters, and as the phrase suggests, they’re preparing because disasters can happen … and they don’t wait until we’re ready for […]