Money

  • Homeowners still overestimate their home worth

    Homeowners still overestimate their home worth

    April 28, 2016 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

    Homeowners still overestimate their home worth Appraised values continue to be lower than expected According to the recent Home Price Perception Index released by Quicken Loans, the average appraised values in March were 2.17% lower than what homeowners think their homes are valued. The index revealed that the spread between […]

     
  • Does a reverse mortgage ever make sense?

    Does a reverse mortgage ever make sense?

    April 23, 2016 at 7:06 am 0 comments

    Does a reverse mortgage ever make sense? The short answer is ‘it depends.’ You’ve probably seen the ads with celebrities praising the benefits of reverse mortgages for cash-strapped seniors. A recent one features actor Henry Winkler explaining how older Americans can tap into the equity of their homes to help […]

     
  • Robious Corridor Online Saturday

    Robious Corridor Online Saturday

    April 23, 2016 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Cameron Gallagher Memorial Lacrosse Invitational Benedictine Lacrosse Today, the Cadets will play in the 3rd Annual Cameron Gallagher Memorial Lacrosse Invitational. In its third year, the team hopes that the event will continue to grow so that it may benefit the SpeakUp 5k and CKG Foundation. To raise money, the […]

     
  • Homeowner Tax Benefits

    Homeowner Tax Benefits

    April 15, 2016 at 7:02 am 0 comments

    The Plain English Guide to Homeowner Tax Benefits Breaking down the costs and benefits of owning a home may help you get through your taxes without a headache. If you’re like many homeowners at tax time, you don’t know how to calculate your homeowner tax benefits, and instead just follow […]

     
  • Home values increase when solar panels get installed

    Home values increase when solar panels get installed

    April 7, 2016 at 7:04 am 0 comments

    Study: Home values increase when solar panels get installed Research considers appraisal values of homes across six states A new study from The Appraisal Journal, the academic publication of one of the nation’s largest association of appraisers, shows that homes that use solar panels are sold at a premium. Some […]

     
  • Robious Online Thursday

    Robious Online Thursday

    April 7, 2016 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Heading in the Right Direction Fantastic Sams Saves the Day I was running late for a meeting.  It was an important meeting too.  All I could think of while I was sitting at the stoplight were the words my wife said to me as she hustled me out of the […]

     
  • Three Painful Bank Fees and How to Avoid Them

    Three Painful Bank Fees and How to Avoid Them

    April 2, 2016 at 7:02 am 0 comments

    Three Painful Bank Fees and How to Avoid Them We’ve always known that banks make major money off fees. Just how much has often been tricky to say, but for the first time last year, the nation’s largest banks were required to start reporting profits from fees in greater detail. […]

     
  • Robious Online Saturday

    Robious Online Saturday

    April 2, 2016 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Design of the Times Trinity Episcopal When the organizers of next month’s RVA Street Art Festival, John Mills and Ed Trask, wanted a new design idea for this year’s festival logo, they knew exactly where to go.   They went to Trinity Episcopal School.   After visiting classes in IB […]

     
  • Robious Corridor Tuesday

    Robious Corridor Tuesday

    March 22, 2016 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Torch 5804 Earns 1st Place Honors Collegiate School Collegiate’s 2016 FIRST Robotics Team, Torch 5804 has set the bar high. Torch 5804 was part of the first place winning Alliance. The Alliance was comprised of three teams in a Hampton Roads district qualifying event this past weekend. What makes this […]