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National Ledger - Home Interior Paint - Select Room Wall Colors to Impact Room Size

Home Interior Paint - Select Room Wall Colors to Impact Room Size

Dear James: We are downsizing to a new house. We are trying to determine the best colors to paint the rooms to make it look more spacious. What do you recommend for various rooms...

National Ledger - Social Security Math - Don't Worry, Be Happy! It's Nickels and Dimes

Social Security Math - Don't Worry, Be Happy! It's Nickels and Dimes

I am always surprised at the number of people who are so darn intent on squeezing every last nickel they can out of their Social Security benefits. I get that people want to get all the benefits...

National Ledger - Grammys 2017 Awards Show Drinking Game (Of Course Pres. Trump is Included)

Grammys 2017 Awards Show Drinking Game (Of Course Pres. Trump is Included)

The Grammy Awards Show for 2017 is Sunday February 12 and you can expect President Donald J. Trump to be featured in many of the remarks from the celebrities....

National Ledger - Buying a Home - Time Required to Save for Down Payment

Buying a Home - Time Required to Save for Down Payment

Many potential homebuyers are now making sacrifices to save for that all-important down payment. Sometimes it's really tough to maintain that saving program...

National Ledger - Home Design - Not Your Mama's Living Room

Home Design - Not Your Mama's Living Room

Sometimes it pays to break the mold. It is not written in stone that a living room must have a matching sofa and love seat, or a sofa and two matching armchairs. For those who live with...

National Ledger - All-American Selections Vegetable Award-Winners 2017

All-American Selections Vegetable Award-Winners 2017

Last week, we looked at the winners of the 2017 All-America Selections testing program. It has approximately 80 test gardens all over, from Alaska to Canada to California to Florida...

National Ledger - Real Estate - Worried About Deed Transfer on Death

Real Estate - Worried About Deed Transfer on Death

Dear Edith: When my parents died, my brother and I inherited their house. I live in it now. I'm 70 years old, and I have reasons for needing the house to only be in my name...

National Ledger - Install a Ceramic Tile Floor - DIY Project

Install a Ceramic Tile Floor - DIY Project

Dear James: We have vinyl kitchen flooring which is badly worn. We think a ceramic tile floor would look good and wear well. Can this be put over any old floor and what are some installation...



 

 

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