Avoid the Pitfalls of Self Property Management

Avoid the Pitfalls of “Self” Property Management. Let’s face it, this Central Florida area is a mecca for short term vacation rentals. Even long term rentals are increasing in popularity. The demand for short term rentals is through the roof, and there are “businesses” on every corner wanting to help you fill the need for […]

Fun & Frugal Friday 10/11/13 – Daily Entry Sweepstakes for October!

  First, don’t forget to visit facebook today to find all the companies doing Friday Fan Giveaways!  If you find any others, be sure to let us know and we’ll update the list! Last Friday we also featured some great discount shopping sites.  Today, we’re going to highlight Sweepstakes, Giveaways and Contests.  But not just […]

Frugal Friday – Top Five Shopping Deal Sites

As the holidays approach (only 81 days til Christmas!), I’m starting to spend more time on some of my favorite “deal” sites.  They are great places to grab Christmas gifts at great prices.  You can also run into things you didn’t even know existed! Here are my top five favorite shopping deal sites: 1SaleADay.com  This […]

Fun & Frugal Fridays! – Freebies, Contests & Giveaways 10/4/13

We’re starting a special Friday featured category that will list Friday fan favorite contests on facebook,  money saving ideas, coupons and more. This week we’re starting with Friday Fan Freebie Giveaways and Contests. Many companies are using facebook to reward some of their fans each Friday. You will usually have to “like” the page and […]

Top 5 Easiest Tips to Save on Your Electric Bill

There are hundreds of tips to save you money on your electric bill, but if it’s not easy, will you actually do it? If you are like most people, you may think it’s a good idea, but then the thought passes and you don’t do anything about it.  A month later the electric bill comes, […]

5 Most Common Myths of Reverse Mortgages

By Rob Ziebart Obtaining a Government Insured Reverse Mortgage (HECM – Home Equity Conversion Mortgage) can make very strong financial sense in many situations. It can make sense for the senior who is either struggling financially, or would like to be more comfortable with their financial situation. It can also make sense for the senior […]

Fishing in Belize

From beginners to avid experienced fishermen, Belize offers an abundance of shallow water fishing for catch and release bonefish, permit, and tarpon. Casting in the lagoons will also snag ladyfish and snook, or you can go into deeper water for tuna and wahoo. You can even jig the bottom for grouper and snapper. Many island […]

Photos of Our Trip to Belize

These are just some of the photos from our recent trip to Belize.  

Warning! Don’t Make the Same Mistake About Belize That I Did!

My husband and I took a way-too-short trip to Belize last week just to check out the real estate market, and boy was that ever a mistake!  There is too much beauty there and way too many things to do to make the trip for just 3 days. It was more spectacular than I could […]

12 Easy Ways for Retirees to Make Quick Cash

1.  House Sit for absentee Homeowners Put out a flyer in your area that you are willing to look after their home when they are out of town.  Make sure you are up for the task.  You can customize the program for each client, and if you are doing it in mass, you will want […]

Fly Over Belize

Here’s a great video to get an idea of the beauty of Belize.  Its even more beautiful in person.

Enter to win the GE Appliances Big Summer Blowout – til Aug 16th only (Ended)

Contest Ended August 16th, 2013 Be sure to enter the GE Appliances Big Summer Blowout before noon on August 16th!   You can enter ever day from now til then on bobvila.com. http://www.bobvila.com/contest/big-summer-blowout Enter today and every day through noon on Friday, August 16th, for your best chance to win a new GE Cafe™ Series French Door […]

Enter Sweepstakes to Win a Beach Cottage Getaway – Ended

Sweeptstakes ENDED VisitSouthWalton.com is giving away a five day, four night stay in a one bedroom cottage.  This sounds like a great beach vacation. Win a romantic getaway to South Walton and stay in a private, premier level, one-bedroom cottage in Seaside, Florida provided by Cottage Rental Agency. Live in the lap of luxury with […]

Should You Belize It?

Belize – this Caribbean paradise is a viable home-ownership alternative. Bordered by Mexico and Guatemala on the west and the shores of the Gulf of Mexico on the east, sits the English speaking country of Belize.  This unique caribbean country is only 176 miles long, 88 miles at its widest point, and includes 266 miles […]

Great Deals Alert! – Himalayan Salt Crystal Lamp and more! – Expired

   These deals have expired.  Be sure to check the box over to the right of this page for the latest deals! The Gold Box Deal of the Day and Lightning Deals on Amazon today are really good!  The Gold Box deal is on Actron Code Readers to diagnose your vehicle, for up to 67% off.  […]

One day deal on Dyson DC28 Animal! -Expired

This deal has expired.  For the current amazon.com deals, be sure to check the box to the right side of this page. Get it quick before it sells out!  The Gold Box deal of the day is the Dyson DC28 Animal for 57% off!  Regular price is $649.99! Get it today for only $279 with […]

Could You Use $25,000 to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient? (Ended August 15, 2013)

Contest ended August 15th, 2013. Could you make your home more energy efficient with $25,000?!  If you answered yes, then go now to enter the Better Homes & Garden’s Home Makeover Contest! They are giving away a $25,000 Home Makeover in celebration of energy saving techniques.  You have until August 15th, 2013 to enter.  Winner […]

Save Money on a Zero Gravity Recliner – Expired

This deal has expired. For the current amazon.com deals, please see the right hand side of this page. Here’s another great deal you’ll want to get in on before they are sold out. A zero gravity recliner for 54% off regular price, with free shipping! If you bought one of these in the store you’d […]

Beat the heat with a great deal on this fan! – Expired

Temperatures are expected to climb back up into the 90s next week, and August is likely to be even hotter.   Its the perfect time to take advantage of The Gold Box Deal of the Day.  Get this whole room fan for 50% off regular price! Vornado 154 Whole Room Tower Fan Regular price on this […]

Top 13 Reasons to Invest in Property in Belize

In our recent article, Should You Belize It, we gave you a few reasons why you might want to invest in property in Belize.  We promised you more, so here they are: 13. Stability:  Belize has a stable, democratic government; the economy in Belize is stable and balanced; the currency is pegged to the US […]