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Nate Segall

Spring into These Warm-Weather Activities

Spring into These Warm-Weather Activities

It’s mid-March; spring has to be around the corner, right? While the polar vortex has kept the majority of us cooped up inside watching Netflix and eating Girl Scout Cookies, we’re all ready to get up off the couch. Now I agree, the cold, snowy weather was an acceptable excuse to be lazy, but it’s time to get active. Here are warm-weather activities that will get you up on your feet!

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College Basketball Bracket 101

College Basketball Bracket 101

So you’ve probably heard about the Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge, right? Well, if you haven’t, let me explain. Quicken Loans, along with Yahoo! Sports, will give you a billion (yes, billion with a “B”) dollars if you pick a perfect bracket during the men’s college basketball tournament this year. Now, in case you don’t have experience filling out brackets or aren’t even sure what a bracket is, the Quicken Loans Zing Blog is we’re here to give you a quick lesson in “bracketology.”

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First-Time Home Buyer Q&A: How Important Is Credit When You’re Buying a Home?

First-Time Home Buyer Q&A: How Important Is Credit When You’re Buying a Home?

One of the first items addressed during the home buying process is your credit. Your credit score is an essential number that can impact whether you’ll be able to qualify for a mortgage. If your credit score falls below, 620, you’ll want to utilize some tools and programs to raise your score. As your credit score rises, different programs will allow improved and lowered interest rates for you.

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