How the Mortgage Interest Deduction Affects Real Estate in Atlanta

As lawmakers continue to quibble over the fiscal cliff issue, one of the items being placed on the chopping block is the mortgage interest tax deduction. If eliminated, the financial impact on real estate in Atlanta and housing markets nationwide could once again devastate the housing economy. Currently, the home mortgage interest deduction allows taxpayers who own their own homes to[...]

Plan Ahead to Reach Financial Goals with a Variable Income

If you have a variable income, with a job based around commissions or are self-employed, it’s even more important to develop a strong strategy to reach your financial goals. The Equifax Finance Blog has a new article that can help, whether your goals are to purchase real estate in Atlanta or just feel less stress when paying bills. You can read[...]

Get Wild with Georgia Parks and Recreation

When you think July, you're probably thinking Independence Day, beach vacations and summer fun, but chances are you aren't thinking about your local parks and recreation areas. However, since 1985, America has made July the nation's official Park and Recreation Month. This year, Georgia Parks and Recreation encourages you and your family to "get wild" about parks and recreation! If you're[...]