We just had an election and while everyone was watching the races that interested them most, we here at Homewise had our eye on a different result: voter turn-out. With turnout exceeding the last midterms, the numbers didn’t disappoint. We love voting almost as much as we love homeownership!
Your home is a big investment. Keeping it operating efficiently makes it comfortable for you and your family and keeps energy costs low. Here are some simple tips to reduce your home’s energy consumption.
Air leaks can reduce home energy efficiency by up to 30% per year.
Think back to the last time you moved. There was probably at least one moment in that process when you said to yourself “I’m NEVER doing this again! I will DIE in this house before I pack and unpack all these boxes again!” Although there is near universal agreement that moving is the worst,
Last week, Homewise sent a cohort to the Prosperity Summit, a conference of hundreds of organizations who all work to help families build financial assets and closing the wealth gap. We came back energized about our roles in tackling the wealth gap, which is truly a crisis of justice. Federal Reserve data tell us that the typical white household owns 13 times the wealth of a black household and 10 times the wealth of a Latino household.
Take a spin through the cable channels on any given day (first you have to find someone over the age of 40 who still pays for cable) and you’ll find countless shows about homeownership: buying, selling, searching, flipping, trading, designing and redesigning. If you have the patience to sit through that full half hour of television,