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Renting vs. buying: Where do you land?

Posted by on January 14, 2020 at 12:03 am
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You’ve always been told that owning a home is the ultimate American dream.  Imagine renovating your master bath into a mini spa or choosing your favorite appliances for your dream kitchen. Or just getting to repaint whatever room you want. Plus, there’s the potential for financial gain when you own. But renting has its own […]

Securing Your Home

Posted by on January 9, 2020 at 10:36 am
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Do you or any of your friends own a second home? A cabin in the woods or a seaside bungalow near the beach? Perhaps a second property you rent out? If so, you’re among 7.5 million homeowners across the country. Second home ownership started booming in 2014 and it’s not hard to understand why. It’s […]

DIY Little Free Library (Adorable AND Affordable!)

Posted by on January 1, 2020 at 11:41 am

A lot of people think they don’t have the skills to build their own Little Free Library book exchange, and don’t have the funds to buy one; maybe you’ve thought that yourself a time or two. After all, so many talented people have built wildly creative Little Libraries that seem like they belong in a […]

Tack Some Extra Years Onto Your Lifespan

Posted by on December 28, 2019 at 2:14 pm
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You can do more for your health. And it’s not that hard. Eat healthy foods. Exercise regularly. Don’t smoke. We hear these instructions from doctors, friends, parents, and strangers on the internet so often that the words start to lose their impact. And let’s face it, healthy habits are hard to adhere to. But perhaps […]

What Kind of Person Pays to See Phish 100 Times?

Posted by on December 19, 2019 at 11:20 am

The man from whom I bought my ticket had seen Phish over 100 times. Encouragingly enough, he was in excellent physical shape and had a business and a wife and multiple kids who were spending the rainy closing hours of 2018 a safe and conspicuous distance from Madison Square Garden. It is possible to thrive […]

Are Airports Secretly Manipulating You?

Posted by on December 1, 2019 at 11:08 am
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Next time you fly, pay close attention to the airports. Their design may be more intentional than you think. Photo by DANIEL BOCKWOLDT/AFP/Getty Images. Over the years, airports have evolved from bare-bones transportation hubs for select travelers to bustling retail centers for millions. They’re being designed to both complement and influence human behavior. Everything from […]

Morning Routines Will Make You Happier, Healthier and More Productive

Posted by on November 27, 2019 at 11:15 pm

Start your morning off right with these simple but effective routines. Of all the different things you can try to improve your productivity, a morning routine is one of the most effective. There are a few reasons why morning routines are so useful. The first is obvious to anyone who has ever procrastinated, just getting […]

Questions to Ask Before Deciding on a Real Estate Agent

Posted by on November 15, 2019 at 11:13 am

  Roughly 5 million residential real estate transactions were conducted in 2014. Of those, nearly 87 percent involved real estate agents, who can help both buyers and sellers of residential properties save time and maximize the value of their home. Before deciding which real estate agent might be the best fit for your needs, you […]

Quibi is a built-for-millennials streaming service!

Posted by on November 9, 2019 at 10:25 am

If Hollywood and Silicon Valley created a baby, they might call it Quibi. At least, that’s how veteran film mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg and tech executive Meg Whitman view their fledgling creation. Quibi, a Hollywood-based streaming company that stands for “quick bites” of video, plans to take new, premium films shot by award-winning directors like Steven […]