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Lifestyle

Cozy Fall Décor Ideas

It’s time to stuff the summery decorations into the closet for the year and pull the pumpkins and garland out of storage. The seasons...

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Homebuying

Things to Check Before Moving Into Your New Home

Approximately 31 million people in the U.S. moved in 2019, or just less than 10% of Americans. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a “moving...

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Homebuying

How To Make a Competitive Offer In Today’s Market

Do you want to know how to make the best offer on a house? In today’s market, there are many moving parts that could make or break your...

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Lifestyle

Tips for Moving with Pets

Moving your pets from home to home can be super stressful for them. If you’re getting ready to relocate, there are some things you can...

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Lifestyle

Top Tips and Advice for Home Renovations

Home renovations are a great way to improve your home, but they can also be complicated and expensive. It can be difficult to decide...

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Lifestyle

Overnight Oats

With school underway and schedules filling up, who isn’t looking for a way to make that a.m. routine a little more convenient? It’s time...

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Lifestyle

Cubicle Goals: 7 Ways to Transform Your Workspace

Maybe you’ve recently returned to the office full-time or are dividing your time between remote work and the office. Either way, you...

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Finances

When Should You Begin Saving for Retirement?

The pandemic has a lot of Americans uncertain about the future. People have lost jobs, made career changes, lost loved ones, etc... So...

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Finances

How to Choose Home Insurance

You’re finally buying a house. Hello, adulthood! Also – congratulations on making the decision to own a home. If you’re like most...

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Mortgage 101

Is it Smart to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

Some homeowners may be uncomfortable with the idea of being indebted to a lender for several decades and may want to pay their mortgage...

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