The soaring costs of getting an undergraduate or graduate degree has driven thousands of college graduates into debt for years after they cross the stage. Ironically, those who worked hard for their degrees and are on their way to well-paying careers can’t get approved for a mortgage: they are too deeply in debt, and the problem is worsening. Graduates in 2015 with student loans left school with about $34,000 of debt, up from $20,000 ten years ago. A recent study by the National Association of Realtors and American Student Assistance found that 83 percent of prospective buyers cite student loan debt as the most important factor delaying them from buying a home. The average [...]
It only took one winter of clearing snow with a shovel for me to know that I needed a snow blower. Beyond taking way less time, snow blowing has saved me from my annual tradition of throwing out my back after the first snowstorm of the year. But only after I began shopping for a snow blower did I realize that I knew nothing about snow blowers.
To save you the headache of digging around online and pestering Home Depot employees with questions, here’s everything you need to know about buying a snow blower of your own.Buy Before the First Snow Hits
You’ll want to begin shopping for a snow blower before the first snow starts to fall. Most stores will see a run [...]