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Which Smart Home Technology Is Worth It?

Posted by on July 30, 2020 at 10:25 am
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It can be tough to know when to buy, when to hold off, and when to save your money altogether. Let’s go room by room and talk about what’s worth the investment right now—and what’s worth waiting on. Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our team. If you make a […]

DIY Projects to Tackle While You Stay At Home

Posted by on July 28, 2020 at 1:10 pm

If you’re spending more time at home waiting out the current COVID-19 outbreak, you’ve probably spotted a few spots areas around that house that could use some TLC. If so, now may be the perfect time to take on a home improvement project! Not only will this give you something engaging to do, but your […]

6 Projects You Can Tackle During a Weekend at Home

Posted by on July 20, 2020 at 12:53 pm

Households across the world are currently staying at home to protect their communities and loved ones. With so much time being spent at home, it’s natural to begin picking up home improvement projects. Still, maybe you shouldn’t pick too large of a project. The last thing you want to do is turn your home into […]

Securing Your Home

Posted by on July 3, 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 […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Selling Your Home

Posted by on June 30, 2020 at 12:12 am
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Many homeowners will tell you how emotional it was to buy their first home, but you rarely hear about their experience selling it. It’s only natural to grow attached after creating so many wonderful memories, which can make selling a challenging process.  Fortunately, you’re not in it alone. Together, we can simplify the process and […]

Spring Maintenance!

Posted by on May 29, 2020 at 12:05 am

DIY Little Free Library (Adorable AND Affordable!)

Posted by on May 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 […]

Strategies to cope with Corona-virus anxiety

Posted by on April 22, 2020 at 8:24 am

As the Corona virus continues its global spread and the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases continues to increase, anxiety related to the outbreak is on the rise too. The following suggestions, based on psychological science, can help you deal with corona virus anxiety. 1. Practice tolerating uncertainty Intolerance of uncertainty, which has been increasing in […]

Timing Isn’t Everything

Posted by on April 12, 2020 at 2:42 pm

Timing isn’t everything when selling a property, but get it wrong and risk losing the sale! Property sellers should read up on the many ways they can sabotage the sale of their home. The same mistakes are made by so many sellers that the same issues surface in article after article on the subject. A […]

How to Identify a Text Scam

Posted by on April 6, 2020 at 1:29 am
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With any new form of communication comes the potential for scammers. Spam texts and text scams can be an unwelcome privacy intrusion and, if you fall for them, they could potentially create havoc in your life. SMS scams generally have the same goal: stealing your money by getting your personal information people across the globe […]

Quibi Short-Form Videos Coming to Mobile Phones

Posted by on March 31, 2020 at 10:34 pm

Is short-form video the future of entertainment? Jeffrey Katzenberg, former chairman of Walt Disney studios, co-founder of DreamWorks Animation, and the brainchild behind Quibi (pronounced “kwibee”), thinks so. In case you haven’t heard, Quibi — short for “quick bites” — is an app built to deliver high-quality, short videos to your mobile phone for watching […]

Do you want more space when you retire?

Posted by on March 16, 2020 at 11:52 am
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When you think of the home you’ll retire in, a new house may come to mind. Or maybe you’re contemplating moving to your favorite vacation spot or somewhere closer to friends and family.  With so many choices, how will you know what’s best for your lifestyle?  Here are three questions to consider before making a […]

Trump’s 247 Days Of Golf Costs Millions In Taxpayer Dollars

Posted by on January 1, 2020 at 12:31 am

Trump is essentially profiting off of playing golf and taxpayer dollars are going directly into his “personal slush fund.”

What Kind of Person Pays to See Phish 100 Times?

Posted by on December 31, 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 […]

Real Estate Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Posted by on November 29, 2019 at 1:34 pm
5 Real Estate Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in 2020

Even new entrants can profit from one of the economy’s most dynamic and profitable sectors. Real estate has always been one of the most attractive investment offerings. Its relative stability makes it a good option for capital appreciation, and when done well, it can generate exponential profits. In 2019, the housing market made significant gains, driven […]

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 […]

Real Estate Opportunity of the Week

Posted by on November 14, 2019 at 11:12 am
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A Decommissioned Nuclear Missile Site A rusted Titan II missile silo in Arizona could be yours for $395,000. Missile not included. What is it? A “BOLD opportunity” to live in a rusting decommissioned nuclear missile silo in the middle of Arizona sitting on more than 12 acres of land, according to the listing. “This property […]