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Going Green(er): 3 Common Waste Items You Had No Idea You Can Recycle

    It has never been more popular to abide by a green lifestyle and develop sustainable living practices that will help the planet. Fortunately, while you may be used to recycling cardboard boxes and giving away your clothes, there are probably a few household items you didn’t even know you could recycle! If you’re… Continue reading Going Green(er): 3 Common Waste Items You Had No Idea You Can Recycle

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Finding Your Latte Factor: 3 Ways to Find the Money to Make Extra Mortgage Payments  

It’s not common for many a homeowner to struggle with making their monthly mortgage payment. However, simply because it can seem hard to come up with the funds monthly doesn’t mean it’s not possible to find the money for extra mortgage payments each year. If you’re wondering how you can pay down your mortgage debt… Continue reading Finding Your Latte Factor: 3 Ways to Find the Money to Make Extra Mortgage Payments  

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Community Living: The Quick and Easy Guide to Starting a Community Garden

  With so many people living in the urban landscape these days, it can be hard to find anything more than a planter on the balcony for your herbs and your flowering plants. Fortunately for you, coming up with a community garden can be a great way to get the locals together and find a plot… Continue reading Community Living: The Quick and Easy Guide to Starting a Community Garden

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Upgrade My Life, Alexa: 4 Great Reasons to Invest in a Home Smart Assistant

  In an age of rapidly changing technology, doing things like programming in temperature changes and monitoring your home security from afar are pretty par for the course. Fortunately, having a smarter home is even easier these days with Alexa, which was created by Amazon in 2014 as a smart home assistant. If you’re looking… Continue reading Upgrade My Life, Alexa: 4 Great Reasons to Invest in a Home Smart Assistant

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Budgeting 101: How to Plan Your Budget Around Your Monthly Mortgage Payments

If you’ve decided to invest in a home, you might be wondering how to make all the expenses work from the groceries to your mode of transportation to all those little things that quickly add up. Fortunately, it’s easy enough to ensure you have the money each month by calculating your expenses and ensuring there’s… Continue reading Budgeting 101: How to Plan Your Budget Around Your Monthly Mortgage Payments

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Did You Know: Single Women Are Buying Homes Faster Than Single Men — Here’s Why

With low interest rates and uncertainty as to where the real estate market will be in the next six months, many people are opting into ownership and investing in a home. Interestingly, according to the National Association of Realtors, approximately 17 percent of homebuyers in the United States last year were women, which is a… Continue reading Did You Know: Single Women Are Buying Homes Faster Than Single Men — Here’s Why

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Labor Day Travel-Don’t leave your home vulnerable

Burglaries increase by 10.5 percent in the summer months, according to a Department of Justice report. July and August are the most frequent months for break-ins, perhaps because so many people leave their homes unattended while they’re on vacation. Here are ways to prep your house before you hit the road for vacation so it… Continue reading Labor Day Travel-Don’t leave your home vulnerable