Three Ways To Avoid A Claim On A Contractor Bond

A contractor bond is designed to ensure that a project is completed regardless of what happens with the contractor. If the project is not completed, its owner can file a claim and receive financial compensation for the loss that he or she suffered. As a contractor, you want to avoid having a claim filed against you. A claim could result in serious consequences and even put your business in danger. To help you avoid this, here are some ways you can potentially avoid a claim. Read More 

How To Tell If Your Inherited Diamonds Are The Real Thing

If your grandmother left you some diamond jewelry, and you are thinking about selling it, you should make sure they are real diamonds and not paste. It was quite common to sell costume jewelry with paste diamonds back in your grandma's day. She may have just left you with a token of her affection and not really anything of value. Here is how you can know for sure before you try to sell the diamonds. Read More 

How to Amend a Revocable Living Trust

If you have a revocable living trust, you may find you need to make amendments. A revocable living trusts allows you to to handle you property as a trustee, and make changes when needed. For example. a birth or death of a beneficiary, selling or buying assets could be a good reason to amend the trust. It isn't hard to amend the trust by following these tips. Find the Original Trust Locate the original trust. Read More 

Five Things You Can Do If You’re Not Satisfied With The Mortgage Rates You’ve Been Offered

Taking out a mortgage loan to buy a house puts you in a long term commitment. If you're not satisfied with a mortgage loan you've been offered, you need to take a step back before committing to it to analyze the situation.  Chances are, you can find a loan with lower interest rates with a bit of perseverance and patience. The following are five things you can do to bring down the mortgage rates you've been offered after an initial loan inquiry: Read More 

Consider Becoming An Auction Representative

Auctions can be fast paced and incredibly fun to attend. The fact that the auction is such a fast paced and energetic place, makes it a fun, challenging, yet rewarding place to work. While it may not be the what you thought you wanted to do when you grew up, it can be the right job for you, and you may find that you really enjoy being part of the team that makes the auction work. Read More