I want to improve my everyday life
How to buy your first house in South Bend
What neighborhoods should you look at? How big a mortgage should you apply for? What kind of lender should you use? As a new homeowner, here’s how I figured it all out.
How to invest your first $1,000
As a professional financial advisor here in South Bend, I know that people often think they need to be wealthy to start investing. But that’s really not the case.
How to take advantage of free resources at Notre Dame
Sure, a Notre Dame football ticket could easily set you back $150 or more. But did you realize that there’s a ton of cool stuff you can do at the university that won’t cost you a penny?
Creating a beautiful environment for young children to learn and grow
I’ve spent my career thinking about how to provide children with spaces that are both practical and inspiring.
Discovering a love of Mexican cooking
Food is my passion, in no small part because it is a great way to connect with my own history. No matter where your family comes from, I bet you’ll enjoy making many of the same wonderful dishes that I do.
How to get your security deposit back from your landlord
As a longtime landlord here in South Bend, I can help you learn your rights and responsibilities as a tenant.
Navigating school for your child with special needs
As someone who has spent a long time in the field, I know how hard it can be for parents when your child is struggling with either their physical or mental health.
Living safely in an old home, especially with kids
South Bend is filled with wonderful historic homes, but they come with certain risks. I learned how to tackle them—and you can, too.
Learn how to fix your bike—and then where to ride it
With these tips, you’ll not only be able to get your bike in gear, you’ll also discover some of the best places around South Bend to go for a spin.