Mortgage 101: What To Know Before You Apply

Everybody loves talking about mortgages. They’re fun, easy to understand, and a great icebreaker, right?….Wrong. Thanks to their lengthy process, technical jargon, and confusing options, mortgages have a bit of an intimidating reputation—but it doesn’t have to be that way! If you’re in the process of buying a new home and dreading the mortgage application […]









The Best Okra Recipes

Our southern staple okra is finally coming back into season. Go by the NC State Farmers market this week and try one of these recipes! FRIED  Fried Okra 1 cup cornmeal ½ cup all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon pepper 3 cups fresh okra, washed and cut into ½-inch slices ½ cup bacon drippings […]