March is Women’s History Month

The purpose is to remember and celebrate the contributions to society of both notable and ordinary women. The hope is that the day will soon come when women are written back into the history books and it’s…


Post-winter Home Checklist

If you’re not quite ready to get your spring cleaning started in earnest, here are a few things you can do around your home right now: Clean the kitchen exhaust hood and filter. Replace the furnace filter….


March Important Dates

Saturday, March 3rd World Wildlife Day | Learn More Tuesday, March 20th Spring Begins! | Learn More Tuesday, March 6th National Frozen Food Day | Learn More Tuesday, March 20th International Day of Happiness | Learn More Thursday, March 8th International Women’s…


Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Around the Sound

KING COUNTY (not Eastside) The Blarney Stone: blarneystoneseattle.com The Celtic Swell: celticswell.com The Chieftain Irish Pub: chieftainirishpub.com Conor Byrne Pub: conorbyrnepub.com Fado: fadoirishpub.com Finn MacCool’s: finnmaccools.com The Harp Bar & Restaurant: theharpbarandrestaurant.com Hudson: hudsonseattle.com Kells Irish Restaurant:…


Local Happenings – February

February 1-3 Seattle Boat Show | seattleboatshow.com February 1-10 Children’s Film Festival | childrensfilmfestivalseattle.org February 2-3 11th Annual Eagle Festival | arlingtonwa.gov February 8 & 10 UW CulturalFest | fiuts.org/events February 9 Wine & Chocolate at Seymour Conservatory | metroparkstacoma.org February 11…


2018 Financial Resolutions

As you begin to prepare for tax time, February is a great time to take a look at your finances to ensure that you’re ready to reach your investment goals for the year. Here are a few…

Tax Tips & Updates-February

Tax Tips and Updates

File your tax return by April 17, 2018. The due date is Tuesday, April 17, instead of April 15, because of the Emancipation Day holiday in the District of Columbia. Personal exemption amount changes: Your personal exemption…


Mortgage Rates Through the Years

Did you know 2017 mortgage rates were some of the lowest in history? The great news for 2018 is that current rates remain at historic lows! Check out the data for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages since 2007. Whether…


February Important Dates

Friday, February 2nd Groundhog Day | Learn More Tuesday, February 13th Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday | Learn More Friday, February 2nd Bubble Gum Day | Learn More Wednesday, February 14th Valentine’s Day | Learn More Saturday, February 3rd Int’l Eat…