Buying a boat might not be as painful as you think. If you are truly interested in purchasing a new or used boat, consider organizing the process into three phases – Planning, Shopping, and Decision. To help you get started, we’ve created a series of essential questions you’ll want to consider throughout the process.
Phase 1 – The Planning Phase
The planning phase of a boat purchase is primarily about evaluating your current situation and needs. Here are some questions you’ll want to ask yourself when considering buying a boat:
- What activities do I plan on using the boat for? Fishing (salt or freshwater?), watersports, sailing, cruising etc., multipurpose? This is absolutely the most critical step in the planning process.
- Which type of boat is right for me? Fishing boats, fish and ski boats, cabin cruisers, high performance boats, deck boats, pontoon boats, etc. Continue reading
Whether you own a brand new car or a used car, it’s important to perform routine maintenance checks to keep your car running properly. We contacted industry experts, Sports and Imports and Aero Motors, for preventative car maintenance tips every car owner should know.
Jimmy Hill, Sports and Imports Vice President with over 30 years of experience, and Joe Eikenberg, Aero Motors President with over 40 years of experience, gave us the inside scoop on essential car maintenance tips that will prolong the life of your vehicle. See what they recommend below:
The most important measure you can take to extend the life of your vehicle is to get regular oil changes. Jimmy Hill recommends getting an oil change every 4,500-5,000 miles for cars with less than 100,000 miles, and every 3,000-3,500 miles for cars with more than 100,000 miles. Contaminated oil, Continue reading
Now that the sun is shining and flowers are in bloom, we all want our houses to look just as bright and happy. Instead of paying retail prices on seasonal décor, try these DIY ideas to put some Spring into every room.
Transforming your backyard into a useful, functional space, using landscaping can be relatively inexpensive and easy with the proper tools and instruction. To make the process even more simple, we compiled a list of easy DIY ideas to transform your backyard into a stylish oasis. Getting your yard into shape early not only means you have more time this summer to enjoy your projects, but the cooler temperatures of spring also allow you to work more quickly and to take advantage of beginning of the season savings offered by many home improvement retailers. Take a look at our tips below to be the envy of your neighborhood!
From make and model to MPG, there is a lot to consider when buying a car. Before heading to the dealership, walk in prepared with our list of the five best tips for you to follow, whether you’re buying new or used!
Spring is here and it’s time to get your yard and landscaping in shape! In order to have the best looking yard this summer, it’s important to start building the right foundation in early spring. Here’s a quick planning guide on things you can do to make your yard look great as we get closer to the outdoor season!
Start with Yard Cleanup
A spring landscaping project should begin with a thorough yard cleanup. One of the first things you should do is remove litter and trash that has deposited into your yard over the course of the year. Make sure you wear a thick pair of gloves in case any broken glass or sharp objects are around.
Next you’ll want to break out the rakes! It’s time to remove the leaves that you missed in the fall or those that have “blown in” over the long winter we’ve had. Take time to remove all the leaves in your flower beds too; this will ensure planting and mulching is a breeze. While you’re raking the lawn, you’ll also want to remove pine-cones, acorns, twigs, and branches. Continue reading
Spring has sprung and you know what that means, spring cleaning. Don’t fret; if you take it day-by–day, and room-by–room, your home will be sparkling in no time with this checklist.
Pioneer Credit Company’s sweepstakes has ended and our two lucky winners have claimed their $1,000 cash prize! Continue reading
Many people have the stigma that eating healthy is expensive and is difficult to accomplish on a consistent basis. While this can be true, there are many sensible ways to maintain a healthy, well-balanced diet while actually saving money. Check out our budget-friendly, healthy eating tips below to get started today!
- Buy whole foods- Surprisingly, unprocessed foods such as whole grain oats, rice, potatoes, canned tuna, and frozen chicken breasts are cheaper and more nutritious than their processed packaged substitutes. Continue reading
Whether you are hosting or attending a St. Patrick’s Day celebration, try these easy recipes for the perfect treats.