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Tips for the Non-Traveling World Traveler

By Brandie Mathison-Klein, CEO My husband and I recently had the opportunity to visit Rome, Italy which has been on our bucket list for many years. What an amazing experience! If you have ever been to New York City, you can kind of get a feel for the traffic and bustle of people that Rome has. We thankfully took the advice from a few friends who had traveled there, which made our experience much better. Here are the top 3 travel tips that I would have to give to you if you are planning a trip to Rome any time...
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How to Purchase a Home Without Credit

Recently, I had the privilege of speaking with Kristin Jamieson of Success Mortgage about ways buyers can purchase property if they don’t have a credit history. There are many people out there who choose not to utilize credit, and it’s important to realize that having no credit is not at all the same thing as having bad credit. One option Kristin outlined for those who don’t have credit but would like to buy a home is to establish a credit profile using alternative tradelines. In other words, Kristin and her team can evaluate potential buyers based on their payment history...
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Educating You About the Assisted Living Process fo...

Having the conversation about moving our loved ones into assisted living is never an easy one. Luckily, David Hopkins from the Benton House Senior Living is here with me today to make it a little easier by shedding light on this delicate topic.    Changes to your aging loved one’s eating habits can be indicative of their general well being. When asked what they had for dinner the night before, your loved one may describe the hearty meal they cooked up for themselves in great detail.   Subsequently, you go to the refrigerator for a drink, only to discover a half-gallon...
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Daytona’s Museum of Arts and Sciences

By Lee Sherrock, Executive Admin One of the great things about living in Central Florida is being able to take some fun day trips on a tank of gas. Daytona is famous of course for the speedway and its beautiful beaches, and on a recent trip, I had the opportunity to visit another gem: The Museum of Arts and Sciences (MOAS). The museum’s collection numbers over 30,000 objects and features galleries devoted to American art, Chinese art, Coca-Cola memorabilia, and prehistoric Florida, among others. There is also a visible storage room that houses objects not currently part of any exhibitions,...
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