Andrew Kay is an award-winning former journalist, covering sports, business and general features at a mid-sized daily newspaper. A graduate of Kent State's School of Journalism and Mass Communication, he has done extensive copywriting and marketing consulting work since 2006. Areas of expertise include content marketing, real estate and entrepreneurship. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with his wife and two sons.
In 2019, almost 5 million Americans worked at home at least half of the time, and 50 percent of the entire U.S. workforce worked remotely at least once per month. There are new people joining the work-from-home trend all the time, sometimes en masse. If you're new at working from home, it can be quite an adjustment. Here are four important strategies. | Read More →
Homeownership has long been part of the "American Dream," and it was also part of people's retirement dreams for decades. Paying off a house while you're working, while it increases in value, seemed a worthy aspiration. You own a home, free and clear that's presumably worth quite a bit more than you paid for it. It would seem a retiree's dream. Now that it seems most Americans don't save enough for retirement though, it's worth taking a look at and asking the question: Is homeownership a solid retirement plan? | Read More →
One of the great benefits of homeownership is price appreciation. For many, a home is their most valuable investment -- they reap equity while paying down a mortgage balance and enjoying an increase in value over time. But what happens when a homeowner is forced to sell before being able to reap that price appreciation? This 600-word article explains how homeowners and real estate investors both might be able to cash in on price appreciation even when they sell the property. | Read More →
Housing affordability is a barrier to homeownership in many real estate markets across the United States. With rising interest rates, homes might be priced out of reach for even more would-be homebuyers. But, as this 650-word article explains, a shared appreciation mortgage could make homes more affordable to more buyers. | Read More →
Everybody has heard the phrase, "keeping up with the Joneses." It usually implies an ill-advised attempt to out-spend one's peer in an attempt to achieve a higher position than them on the social hierarchy. It comes at a cost, and the phrase might have originated from an actual Jones family that over-spent their way to societal elite. Their lesson, as this 750-word article explains, comes with lessons for the rest of the world. | Read More →
One of the realities of the emergence and evolution of social media is the auto-generated account. Sometimes known as "bots," these lines of code are let loose on social media platforms to interact with real humans in sometimes mischievous ways. The best way to avoid being drawn in by a bot is to recognize when you're dealing with a bot, and this 600-word article provides three quick, easy ways to do that. | Read More →
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