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How To Declutter Before A Big Move
Posted on 07/15/2019
How To Declutter Before A Big Move
Moving is exhausting - physically, emotionally, and mentally - and everyone who has gone through a move has experienced the three phases of moving out and cleaning. Three Phases of Moving First, you feel as if the mountain of moving and packing is unconquerable, but you move past it anyway and begin. Here, you want to give up...
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Credit Score: A Beginner’s Guide
Posted on 07/08/2019
Credit Score: A Beginner’s Guide
Your credit score can be a vast unknown when you are starting out in life. When you are just beginning you may not know what factors the financial world considers to calculate your creditworthiness. At this point, you are what the credit reporting agencies call credit invisible. To create a credit score, you will need to take your...
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Protect Your Online Presence
Posted on 07/01/2019
Protect Your Online Presence
We risk being hacked every day. This risk can expose our financial, retail, and personal online accounts to intruders for malicious use, so it is important to be able to identify weak points and know how to protect them. Know your email inbox. Email is a potential area for malicious behavior to occur. Do not open emails from...
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5 Questions to Ask Before You Invest in Real estate
Posted on 06/24/2019
5 Questions to Ask Before You Invest in Real estate
Regardless of the kind of investment model you are considering, it is crucial that you think about some questions before venturing into real estate as an investment portfolio. Before you commit your hard-earned money, here are the questions that you must be able to answer: Do you have the expertise and time for full-participatory investment or would it...
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Tips to Spot a Bad Mortgage Loan
Posted on 06/17/2019
Tips to Spot a Bad Mortgage Loan
Mortgage scams are everywhere, and many times are well disguised so they can be hard to uncover. Not all mortgage lenders have your interest at heart so when you go out for a mortgage loan, keep an eye on these warning signs and Mortgage scams are everywhere, but this time around they come like a wolf in sheep...
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Tips for Cooking at Home More Often
Posted on 06/10/2019
Tips for Cooking at Home More Often
Many people find it difficult to find the time and energy to prepare meals at home. Cooking at home may seem like another task on your to-do list for the day, but it carries many benefits for you and your family. It not only benefits your wallet, but it will also create lasting memories with your loved ones....
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5 Plants to Grow Indoors for Cleaner Air
Posted on 06/03/2019
5 Plants to Grow Indoors for Cleaner Air
Many people spend most of their times indoors and don't pay attention to the quality of air that they breathe in. Some also do not consider the quality of the air as something important until it becomes an issue. According to the findings of NASA, indoor air pollutants form part of the top risks to public health. Indoor...
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Which Color Should You Paint Your Home's Exterior?
Posted on 05/27/2019
Which Color Should You Paint Your Home's Exterior?
Have you ever wondered what makes some house’s curbside appeal look so great and otherse2e more of a “what were they thinking”? No one plans to be the latter. This can make choosing a paint color for your home’s exterior quite the daunting task. Afterall, it’s not exactly a quick project you can repaint if the color isn’t quite...
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DIY - Kitchen Sink Faucet
Posted on 05/20/2019
DIY - Kitchen Sink Faucet
That kitchen sink faucet needed replacing for a while, but between the cost of the new faucet and the cost of paying the hourly rate of the plumber and his helper, it is still the same old faucet. It works—sort-of—at least water comes out. Then, while watching one of those shows (that is either remodeling a house to...
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Tips for Training Your Puppy
Posted on 05/13/2019
Tips for Training Your Puppy
Your Puppy is finally home! You need to begin training it immediately if you care about the new center rug you just got and wouldn’t want to smell like dog pee. You also don't want to be worried about coming back home to a kitchen (turned playground) filled with broken utensils. Whether you choose to train your puppy...
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How to Avoid a Complex Property Buying Journey
Posted on 05/06/2019
How to Avoid a Complex Property Buying Journey
For those who want to enjoy a seamless homebuying experience, it helps to prepare accordingly. That way, you will be ready to identify and address any hurdles that come your way during the homebuying journey. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to avoid a complex homebuying journey, such as: 1. Establish Homebuying Criteria If you enter...
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Thinking About Renting Versus Buying
Posted on 04/29/2019
Thinking About Renting Versus Buying
There are several ways to think about renting versus buying. Conventional wisdom might say that buying, and therefore owning, a home is always better. However, your situation may be different. Before you jump in the buying pool, consider how the costs might stack up for you. How to think about housing. Say that you are moving to a...
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