Michele Lerner
Whether you live in a relatively new home or an older residence, there’s no question that a home starts to feel stale if it’s never updated. While watching HGTV or DIY shows may make you feel like a failure for not demolishing your walls and remodeling your own bathroom, there’s an easier way to...
Michele Lerner
Whether you’re looking for a house to buy and remodel or have big renovation plans in 2017, financing a major (or minor) overhaul of a property can be a challenge. Unless you’ve got a robust savings account or received a windfall from a rich uncle, your options are likely to be to use a credit card...
Michele Lerner
If you’re like most people, you are too frazzled by the end-of-the-year holiday frenzy to make solid New Year’s Resolutions that will really move you toward your life goals. Yet there are people who manage to make – and, more importantly, keep – their New Year’s Resolutions. If you want to make...
Michele Lerner
As the days get a little shorter and colder, you may be mulling over - or even fretting about – how to have a fun holiday season without having to pay for it in 2017. Decorating your house, feeding friends and family, special meals and buying gifts can cause financial frustration from November...
Michele Lerner
While the kids get fresh notebooks, backpacks and pencils for the fall, your home may need an update for the new season, too. Whether you’re looking for a small tweak or a complete overhaul of a room, here are a few trends to keep your place up-to-date while still reflecting your tastes.Paint...