Student loan debt, lack of a down payment and even remembering the “financial carnage” of the last economic downturn, are all reasons millennials offer for not buying a home versus renting. “It’s not that they don’t want to buy a home. They just believe they can’t afford to,” said Dan Green, CEO of Growella, a financial site that “pairs simple explanations with actionable steps so readers can make better, stronger choices with their money.” Green is also a former mortgage lender who believes with the right preparation and armed with the right knowledge, most people can afford a home. His primary passion is sound financial [...]
In the last few years, America has been embracing the concept of “less is more” in home living, pursuing a simpler life in smaller spaces and with less clutter and maintenance. Whether you are driven by your financial situation, space limitations, or simply a desire to live a less hectic life, designing for smaller spaces has a great deal of appeal for many families. Smaller spaces generally cost less to own and operate, require less cleaning, are easier to maintain, and can compel you to live a more organized, clutter-free life.
In terms of color, a light, airy palette for the [...]