Tamara E. Holmes
May 2006: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Bankrate.com Source Aug 1, 2006
Articles and Resources
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: May 10, 2007 Government grants real, but watch for scams
QUOTE: For a select few who fit stringent criteria, there are indeed government grants to fund some home improvements. But, for the vast majority, grabbing for government cash will likely end in being duped by a scam.
Bankrate.com Aug 01, 2006 Gas under $2? Don't hold your breath
QUOTE: As more Americans buy hybrid vehicles and smaller cars, they cut down on the oil demand, says Proctor. Automobiles such as the Toyota Prius, the Honda Civic Hybrid and the Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid all give consumers more mileage for their money because they combine the characteristics of a gasoline-powered car and an electric car. The result can mean 20 to 30 more miles per gallon than traditional cars, which can save a ton of money when you consider that the cost of gas is averaging nearly $3 per gallon.
Bankrate.com May 01, 2006 Remodeling? Make sure you're insured
QUOTE: You might think choosing a contractor and creating a renovation plan are the two most important considerations when it comes to planning a home improvement project. But if you have not considered your insurance needs, and made sure your property is adequately covered during the renovation process, you may be putting your investment in serious risk.
Bankrate.com Sep 07, 2005 Smarten up: You can save money on books
QUOTE: The average college student, in fact, will spend more than $800 per year for books...But with a little planning, foresight and creativity, you can keep some of that money in your pocket.
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