Best Rental Markets for Returns on Investments

Rent an Apartment

As the country continues to try to climb out of the financial hole dug during one of the worst recessions in U.S. history, several investors are turning to the rental market for big returns. According to a recent report by RealtyTrac, “a leading source for comprehensive housing data”, rental property in America posted an average annual return of […]

Spike in Rent in Seattle Highest Among Major U.S. Cities

Seattle, Washington

All of that caffeine isn’t the thing keeping folks in Seattle up at night these days. It’s the rising rents. According to a recent article in The Seattle Times, the city of Seattle has seen the “sharpest rise in rent” among the most populated cites in the United States since 2010. Over the last three […]

Top 5 DSLR Video Shooting Tips for Beginners

Camera

For the last couple of years, I’ve thought about ditching my point-and-shoot camera and upgrading to a DSLR but have held off for a couple of reasons: One, I don’t have several hundreds dollars to drop on a new camera. Two, I wouldn’t know how the hell to use it. For a professional photographer, having a DSLR is like […]

10 Ways to Make Your Trade Show Exhibit Stand Out

Trade Show Convention

For exhibitors, trade shows can be extremely rewarding: New contacts, new customers, brand exposure, etc. Unfortunately, they can also be pretty brutal if you’re not prepared. So how do you make sure your booth stands out from the hundreds of others lined up in the convention center or ballroom? Just keep reading. Below we’ve shared a […]

8 Amazing Spots for a Snowmobile Ride in Colorado

Who rents snowmobiles in Colorado

Yes, we know the fall season has just begun but it’s hard not to think about winter when the Christmas decorations are already going up in our neighborhood grocery store (But what about Halloween? Or Thanksgiving?). So here we are, before the first flakes fall, thinking about playing (and not driving) in that fluffy white stuff. This year, instead of hibernating at the house, consider […]

5 Easy Downsizing Tips for Empty Nesters

Senior Couple

While it’s true that many adult children are living under their parents’ roof longer, millions of married baby boomers now find themselves alone in homes where they raised their families. Although the house is no longer filled with the sounds of kids screaming, it is filled with something else – junk. To help empty nesters […]

The 5 Scariest Halloween Haunted House Attractions in The U.S.

Haunted House

“We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.”- Stephen King What possesses us to pay to be scared out of our wits? Thrill-seekers line-up every October to gain entry into the most gruesome and sadistic haunted houses in the country. Of course not everyone enjoys being afraid but many relish in […]

9 Ways to Throw a Killer Fall Wedding

Where can I rent stuff for my fall wedding

Fall Wedding Planning Advice Although most couples opt for a spring or summer wedding, we think fall is the best to time to tie the knot. From cooler temperatures to changing colors, fall is ideal for just about any type of ceremony. To make your autumn wedding feel like fall, we’ve shared a few tips […]

Top 8 Fall 2014 Travel Trends

Red River Gorge

There’s really no bad time to travel, but in my opinion fall is the best season to get out town for a few days. Here in the Midwest, there are several great spots within a half a day drive including Chicago, Indianapolis, Louisville, West Virginia, and the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. Thinking of planning a little getaway […]

New Survey Shows U.S. Hotel Industry is Hiring

Hotel Room Linen Service

Across America, job growth has continued to crawl at a snail’s pace over the past several years. Recently, however, some industries such as construction and home health services have seen the pace of employment numbers pick up. Following the release of the results from a new survey, we can add the hotel industry to this list. Based on a survey from the American […]