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5 Reasons Buying a Home is Better Than Renting!

Purchasing a home offers amazing financial benefits. Renting a home offers amazing financial benefits for the owner of the property you are renting from. Keep that in mind the next time you think about staying in your rental.

1. You Are Paying For A Home Regardless if You Rent or Buy

Some will argue renting eliminates the costs of property taxes and home repairs. All renters should realize that all the expenses your landlord must incur (property taxes, repairs, insurance and etc.) are rolled into your rent anyway along with profit margin.

2.  Home Ownership Is a Form of Forced Savings

Studies have shown homeowners have a net worth 44X times higher than a renter. It was recently estimated that a family buying a average home this past January could build more than $40,000 in family wealth in the next five years.

3. Owning Is a Hedge Against Inflation

Home values and rents tend to go up at or higher than the rate of inflation. When you own, your home's value will protect you against in…

Party: Salad Bar Time

On my old blog, I blogged about having a salad bar party but I let that website lapse and created what is now Salty Heirs. I thought since this pin is pretty popular on Pinterest I would give the pin an actual home.

Party On: Salad Bar Party


What You Need:

Lettuce (Of Course)

A Variety of Items Such as These

Bacon
Cucumbers
Cranraisins
Red Onions
Carrots
Apple Slices
Mandarin Oranges
Hard Boiled Eggs
Olives
Tomatoes
Sunflower Seeds
Chinese Noodles
Fried Ramen Noodles
Croutons
Walnuts
Kitchen Sink

Favorite Dressings

Panera Asian Sesame
Olive Garden's Italian
Panera Fuji Apple

I used small crystal bowls for my dressings and salad fixin's. 
At this party I used plastic bowls because I really wasn't in the mood to wash a bunch of bowls afterwards. But---- I did use real forks. 

Also serve crackers and a variety of cheeses to add a little oomph to the meal. 

Also a little Prosecco is nice. 

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