Articles by stephanie-koske

Stephanie Koske

Stephanie loves cats, golf, makeup and red wine – and her love of those is not always mutually exclusive. Throw in Stephanie’s fondness of personal finance, homeowner tips and everyday life hacks, and that’s where things get really interesting.
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Four Ways to Ease Airplane Anxiety Before You Even Fly

There are plenty of ways to ease the fear of flying – before even taking off. The best part? They don’t require a prescription, and they’re simple, too! Check out these four ideas before your next trip, and you may be pleasantly surprised at just how friendly the skies can be!

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This Just In: Quicken Loans Is Teaming Up with Tiger Woods and the PGA TOUR! - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

This Just In: Quicken Loans Is Teaming Up with Tiger Woods and the PGA TOUR!

Alongside Woods and his namesake foundation, we’re honored to announce that we’ll be the title sponsor of the Quicken Loans National, held the last week of June – for 2014 and beyond. We’ve also partnered with the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour as the sport’s “Official Mortgage Sponsor.”

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Five Creative Cube Organizer Ideas

Don’t shell out the big bucks for specialty furniture. Get crafty on the cheap – or with something you already have! Check out these five creative cube organizer ideas for inspiration.

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Think Outside the Makeup Bag: 15 Storage Ideas for Your Cosmetics

I think it’s time we ditched our old makeup bags in favor of something fantastic yet functional, which puts our cosmetic collections front and center. Here’s a list to inspire you!

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Spring Cleaning: Your Makeup Bag - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Spring Cleaning: Your Makeup Bag

If you, too, have a cosmetic case that’s in need of some serious cleaning and a modern-day update, check out these easy tips to get started!

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Which Fitness Band Is Best for You? - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Which Fitness Band Is Best for You?

Which fitness tracker bracelet would benefit you most? If you, too, are in search of one of these popular gadgets, check out these overviews of the Nike+ FuelBand SE, Fitbit Flex and Jawbone UP to figure out which one is right for you.

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Three New MyQL Features You’ll Flip For - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Three New MyQL Features You’ll Flip For

We’ve learned a lot about how we can make MyQL better over the past 12 months, but we couldn’t have done it without the great comments we received from its users. With our clients’ help (and some good, old-fashioned elbow grease), we’ve developed three new features that make MyQL easier to use – and mortgages simpler to manage.

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Introducing Mortgage First, Exclusively from Quicken Loans! - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Introducing Mortgage First, Exclusively from Quicken Loans!

At Quicken Loans, we like to throw the old rulebook out the window from time to time – and we find that by doing things differently, we can make the experience of buying a home even better for our clients. So we say, go ahead – take a different route to the finish line! And with our brand new approach to home buying called Mortgage First, you can do just that.

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Auto Accidents Happen. Are You Prepared I.C.E.? - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Auto Accidents Happen. Are You Prepared I.C.E.?

Accidents happen, unfortunately. Because of that, you should always be prepared for the worst. Having different forms of I.C.E. documentation with you and in your car will help first responders identify who you are, who your emergency contacts are and any medical conditions that you may have. Read on to see the what’s and how’s of I.C.E. preparedness.

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Remodeling and Relationships: What You Need to Know - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Remodeling and Relationships: What You Need to Know

You can remodel your kitchen. You can remodel your man cave. And hey, you can even remodel your pooch’s doghouse while you’re at it. But if you’re embarking on a journey toward the land of new countertops and wall-to-wall carpeting with your significant other, there’s one thing you may not want to remodel in the process: YOUR RELATIONSHIP.

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