Craft beer event this Sunday at Hotel Indigo
By Joe VanHoose
UGA police hunt ‘Pee Wee’ after thefts of credit cards
University of Georgia police need the public’s help finding “Pee Wee.”
What's Cooking: A mint, lamb dish made for warm weather cooking
Americans don't tend to think of mint as a savory seasoning.
Money myths that derail young workers
NEW YORK - Steer clear of credit cards. Hoard cash for a big down payment on a home. Put off retirement savings until student loans are paid off.
Tant: Writing letters is a joyful craft
Letter-writing may be a dying art in the current computer age, but one place where the craft of letter-writing is still appreciated is in the letters to the editor section of The New York Times. Earlier this month, I received a pre-Christmas present of having a letter printed in the Dec. 6 edition of the Times, under the headline, "Web Anonymity: Double-Edged Sword." Though my latest letter in the Times was my fifth missive to be published in that iconic newspaper, it is always a thrill to be published in "America's newspaper of record."
Choosing a Reverse Mortgage: is a fixed-rate HECM right for you?
A reverse mortgage is a type of loan that allows homeowners age 62 and over to convert their home equity into cash. And unlike other types of home equity-based loans, monthly mortgage payments are not required.* Most reverse mortgages have adjustable interest rates that vary according to market conditions. But many consumers don’t realize that fixed-rate reverse mortgages are also available.
Georgia has third-highest bankruptcy rate in U.S.
ATLANTA - One in 50 Georgia households declared bankruptcy in 2009 between January and November, leaving the state with the third-highest personal bankruptcy rate in the nation.
PlainsCapital Mortgage Experts offer potential home buyers help
Industry changes and dramatically different perceptions of risk have changed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac pricing adjustments several times in the past six months. Today, more than ever, potential mortgage customers must work with experienced mortgage professionals to avoid the “one size fits all” approach to mortgage lending.