Owning a home is still the American dream for many, but renting has benefits - you don't have to pay for building upkeep, risk getting underwater on a mortgage or be stuck in one place for too long.
But you still need to think about financially protecting yourself and your stuff. Renters insurance is the way to do that.
Usually, profits you earn are taxable. However, if you sell your home, you may not have to pay taxes on the money you gain. Here are ten tips to keep in mind if you sell your home this year.
"From the Director's Chair" is an e-newsletter published every three to four weeks highlighting program happenings and staff updates from Purdue Extension-Marion County. Let us know if you want to be added to the distribution list!
Join us Thursday, May 26, in Indianapolis for a lunch and tour program to support beginning farmers and new urban farmers. The lunch discussion will focus on key farm tools for small, intensively managed acres while touring this urban farm that produces fresh, healthy foods using organic practices. Lunch will be followed by a tour of a thriving urban farm, South Circle Farm, led by farm owner Amy Matthews.
Purdue Extension - Marion County is offering a new program to support beginning urban farmers, the Purdue Urban Farm Incubator.
Money Smart for Small Business provides a practical introduction to the everyday tasks of starting and managing a business. Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Three modules will be taught in January 2016.
When a loved one passes away, the last thing on your mind is hassling with debt collectors. But you may have the job of managing the deceased's assets - and you could find yourself handling an estate that includes outstanding debts. Keep these considerations in mind