Author Archives: Kim Britto
Getting The Mortgage Monkey Off Your Back

Only 34% of Americans own their homes free and clear. All other homeowners have a mortgage they’re chipping away at. If you have a mortgage, you may want to consider paying it off early.   Before you begin, you should know… Some states allow lenders to implement prepayment penalties, which means it could actually cost […]

How To Build Wealth the Smart Way

Make the right moves when it comes to managing your money. Many entrepreneurs keep a copy of The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason on their bookshelves. In this classic, Clason offers timeless financial advice through several parables. Here are some of those valuable lessons.   Pay Yourself First Start small. Save at […]

The New Tax Law at a Glance

Here are a few major changes to the federal tax code that may affect your 2018 returns. Don’t Miss a Beat Stay on top of these important dates now so you’re not surprised later… Need more help making sense of it all? Consider using a tax pro. If you don’t have one yet, call me […]

The US Housing Market Outlook

Although it’s impossible to predict the future, current trends and statistics create a picture of the market’s health. THE NATIONAL MARKET AS WE BEGIN 2019 Home sales are down 1.5 percent from a year ago. 1 Experts say that many buyers are priced out of the market or they’re waiting until more homes within their […]

Annual Holiday Gift Store Event – 2018

Prime One Realty hosted its 3rd Annual Holiday Gift Store Event. This is a no cost event where kids and teens can discreetly shop for family.  Gift wrap and tags are included as well as shopping bags to take their packages home to hand out on the special day. Meanwhile, parents and grandparents get to kick […]

Achieve Your Financial Goals in 2019

With 2019 right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what we would like to achieve in the coming year. Many have goals pertaining to finances, whether it’s to save for retirement or a down payment on a home, build wealth through investment or reduce debt. In fact, more than 77% of Americans […]

Purposefully Give Thanks

Did you know Thanksgiving wasn’t celebrated regularly until President Abraham Lincoln declared the fourth Thursday of November a national holiday? A little-known fact is that Sarah Josepha Hale campaigned to recognize the day for 17 years prior to it being made a federal holiday. Here are some ideas to help us remember that the holiday […]

Get More ROI From Your Kitchen Renovation

In addition to being one of the most popular renovations homeowners complete, the kitchen often nets the highest return on your investment (ROI) relative to other areas in your home. While many homeowners give the kitchen a minor update to keep it modern, others choose a full remodel improve the style and function of the […]

How to Retire Well

Conventional wisdom suggests we should save about 10 to 12 times our current income; however, many people approach retirement having saved much less.1 So, how much is enough? The amount of money you should have saved before you retire depends on many personal factors and considerations, including: Your lifestyle: If you live well within your […]

Benefits of Reduced Debt

If you’ve set a goal to pay down your debt this year, you’re not alone. According to a study by NerdWallet, more than 40% of Americans have this goal in sight. Strategically reducing or paying off debt benefits your finances tremendously, but can positively impact other areas of your life as well.   Reduce stress. […]