Trump’s Wall — and How to Pay for It — Divides Alabama Candidates for Senate

Candidates for Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat offer their views on President Trump’s signature project – the U.S.-Mexico border wall. When President Donald Trump traveled to Alabama for his raucous political rallies last year, he was serenaded with enthusiastic chants from supporters of, “Build the wall.” Trump, since his election win, continues to promise a “big, […]

What Should You Do; Buy or Rent?

Buy or Rent

One of the major influences for me, when I was faced with that choice, was that as a renter, I had no equity in the property. I paid a monthly rent to the landlord, period.  That was the downside.  The upside was that when the toilet leaked, I called the landlord. I didn’t have to worry about getting a plumber, missing work to stay home to wait for the plumber or paying the plumber’s outrageous fees…particularly if it happened to be on a weekend…it was all taken care of for me.