This is hard to believe, but not everyone who lives in the White Mountains loves to ski or snowboard. Some of us, in fact, don’t like it at all. When winter sets in, we hibernate for months, reading books and binge-watching our shows.
Not that there’s anything wrong with spending your entire winter sitting as close to the fire as you can, reading books, or binge-watching your favorite shows. But if, at some point this winter, you decide you would like to take a different tack to surviving this longest of New England seasons, you’re in luck.
Are you celebrating a recent snowfall? Glad that there is still some winter left vs. hoping for spring to come early? The opportunity to enjoy world class skiing remains an important draw in the Upper Valley, for people who have lived here their whole lives to newcomers adjusting to their first New England winter.
The Federal Reserve closed out 2018 with another interest rate hike, the fourth for the year. That’s good news for savers, who can look forward to savings accounts one day rewarding them with higher returns.
The Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates three times in 2018, and more increases may be on the way. Those increases, which could be reflected in higher returns on savings accounts, make this an opportune time to talk about your savings.
It’s not often that the word “taxes” leads to a discussion about volunteer opportunities. But there actually is a chance for you to turn tax season into a time for giving back to your community.
Winter in New England is a long haul, lasting all the way from early November into late March or early April, with the occasional May snowstorm thrown in for good measure.
“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players.”
Thus said Shakespeare, way back in 1603 when As You Like It was first performed. Living in the Upper Valley in 2019, it’s easy to imagine