Interest Rates

Even though interest rates have risen recently, we remain in an historically low rate environment. To state things very generally, low interest rates are good for borrowers and bad for conservative savers. More

Home & Garden

A New Twist on Pet Therapy

Whisper will soon be visiting local nursing homes and assisted living facilities By Debbie Eisele Through their work with veterans and residents at nursing homes and assisted living facilities, Dave Benhoff and Molly Brooks recognize More

Home & Garden

Home Upgrades

There are lots of ways to improve your home and increase its value when it’s time to sell. However, before you launch into renovations—and the costs associated with them—you should first ask yourself why you want to upgrade. More

Home & Garden

Painted Cabinets Are Still On Top

Whether renovating or building a new home, white painted cabinetry is still the number one choice of homeowners. One of the most frequently asked questions I hear is: “Are white cabinets going out of style?” My answer is, no, definitely not. More


It’s Summer BBQ Season

Many people are passionate about their barbeque recipes and methods, and many get into a friendly, informal competition with neighbors and family involving secret ingredients and procedures. Either way, summer is the time to enjoy the outdoors and some wonderful food. More