FOCUS ON SUCCESS: Associated Finishing, Inc.

  The next Focus on Success is here featuring Associated Finishing, Inc. in Mankato, MN. We have teamed up with True Facade Pictures again to produce this video. The goal of the series is to showcase United Prairie clients and the partnerships we have developed with them to help their businesses grow and thrive. In…

Preparing for a Winter Storm

During extremely cold weather or winter storms, staying warm and safe can be a challenge. Winter storms can bring cold temperatures, power failures, loss of communication services, and icy roads. To keep yourself and your loved ones safe, you should know how to prepare your home and your car before a winter storm hits. Prepare…

High Winds Safety and Readiness

Each year thousands of high wind events strike the US, causing billions of dollars of damage and endangering the lives of millions. Being prepared can help protect your home and your loved ones. High winds safety tips In an automobile Watch the weather. Weather services may issue high-wind watches, warnings, or advisories when winds make…

How does Refinancing Save Homeowners Money?

There are two categories of refinancing, "rate-and-term" and "cash-out." Both can save you money. The first type, rate-and-term, replaces your existing loan with one that has a better rate and/or terms. You might replace an ARM or balloon loan with a fixed-rate loan, for example. Or you may decide to lower your rate AND shorten…

Younger Homebuyers’ Tastes are Changing

It wasn't long ago that demographers reported on how Gen Z and Millennials were all about "experiences" and not necessarily about settling down and buying homes. HousingWire reports, however, that despite what many believe, Gen Z and Millennials do want to become homeowners and they're excited by the prospect. Challenges to these generations include lack…