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Design Disasters - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Designing Disasters to Avoid When Selling a House

In recent months, my wife and I have been on the hunt for a house. Fortunately the search is over, but in the course of looking for our dream home, we were treated to a few – shall we say – interesting approaches to decorating. These screaming, shrieking examples of what NOT to do, are worth mentioning:

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Online Protection - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Quicken Loans Websites Not Vulnerable to Heartbleed Encryption Bug

Quicken Loans websites are not vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug because of changes that were made immediately when the bug was announced on Monday, April 7. We’ve tested our changes, verified that we’re not vulnerable to it, and our technology and security teams continue to monitor all activity.

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Plane - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

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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College Basketball Tournament Bracket Hacks

Learn how to pick like a pro and dominate your office pool! Pick a perfect bracket, win a billion dollars!

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Documents You Need for Your Tax Appointment - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Documents You Need to Bring to Your Tax Appointment

Depending on your income, assets, marital status and a host of other life factors, making sure you have all of the necessary documents needed to file your taxes can seem daunting. Here’s a quick checklist of items you may need to gather before meeting with your tax professional.

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Radiant Orchid - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Radiant Orchid: Use the Color of the Year at Home

The color experts at Pantone have selected the color of the year for 2014: Radiant Orchid (Pantone 18-3224). With a blend of purple, pink and fuchsia, it was chosen to create intrigue, spark imagination and emanate warmth. Here are some ways you can bring some of that intrigue and charm into your home with Radiant Orchid.

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How to Get the Best Deal on a Midwinter Vacation - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

How to Get the Best Deal on a Midwinter Vacation

Whether it’s due to cold-weather blues or holiday hangover, packing up your bags and getting far, far away for a little while can be very tempting during the frigid months. If this sounds familiar, you’re in luck. Booking travel between mid-January and mid-February can often mean big savings.

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Footloose and Car Free! How Biking Can Improve Your Health and the Environment - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Footloose and Car Free! How Biking Can Improve Your Health and the Environment

Did you know that 30+ minutes of biking per day lowers women’s risk of breast cancer? Or how about three hours of biking per week reduces risk of heart disease and stroke by 50%? Check out this infographic to learn more about the benefits of incorporating more biking into your daily travel!

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Tax Time: File Your Taxes Early - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Popular Homeowner Tax Benefits Might Disappear in 2014

Our legislators in Washington, D.C. haven’t exactly seen eye-to-eye on a lot of things in 2013. In addition to contentious and ongoing debates on the debt ceiling and sequestration cuts, it appears as though a number of tax deductions might be left to expire, including several that involve homeownership.

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Buying a House in a Different State - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Buying a House in a Different State

Life is very unpredictable. Part of the unpredictability for many is having to move to a different state for a job or some other reason. I recently went through the entire process of finding and buying a home in a new state, and l learned a lot from it. Here are the things that I learned from this process so hopefully you can be better prepared to take on the challenge of finding a new home in a new state.

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