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Five Money-Saving Fix-Ups for Spring - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Five Money-Saving Fix-Ups for Spring

Don’t slack on this DIY spring upkeep designed to prep your pad for warmer weather, cut down on rising energy bills and curtail potentially high repair or replacement costs in the future.

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Turn Your Bathroom into a Spa No Matter What Your Budget - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Turn Your Bathroom into a Spa No Matter What Your Budget

Relaxation. It’s not something that comes easily, and with such busy schedules, who has time to go to the spa to take a breather and get pampered? With just a few renovations, you can bring the peaceful, refreshing feeling of the spa to your bathroom.

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Finances, Friends & Family: What to Do When Borrowing or Lending Money - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Finances, Friends & Family: What to Do When Borrowing or Lending Money

When the fear of banks and high interest rates becomes too much, borrowing money from a friend or family member seems like a financial safe haven. When it’s all between friends, what can go wrong? Plenty of things. Follow these tips when you’re lending or borrowing money from your loved ones.

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Top Home Improvement Projects for Spring

Spring is here, and that means it’s time to spruce up your home. If you’ve been putting off that remodeling project for longer than you care to remember, now is the perfect time to get it done to get ready for the fun months ahead. Here are five top home improvement projects to get done during the spring.

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Don't DIY - These Five Remodeling Projects Need a Pro's Touch - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Don’t DIY – These Five Remodeling Projects Need a Pro’s Touch

DIY may seem like the most obvious choice for a moderately skilled weekend warrior, but we disagree. Some projects should only be tackled by a pro. Think twice before tackling any of these five home improvement projects yourself.

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Living in a Downtown Setting - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Ways to Save in a Downtown Setting

I have always had a love for the city; from the sound of roaring traffic and the crowds of people to the sense of community that comes with living in an urban environment. The cost of living downtown can be expensive, but there are some creative ways to help keep the cost of living and playing within your budget.

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Four Ideas to Repurpose Your Furniture

Spring is here and so is spring cleaning. It’s time to toss out what you don’t use and make room for things you need. Although it may be tempting to simply toss out that old chest or that outdated dresser, don’t be hasty – you can repurpose them! Check out these four ideas to repurpose you’re furniture.

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Financial Effects of Getting Married

Marriage is a wonderful, joyous event, but almost invariably, it’s one that brings with it a lot of changes. Some of those changes are financial, and ought to be discussed before the wedding. Here are some financial effects of marriage to consider!

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Prepare Your Car for Summer - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

How to Prepare Your Car for Summer

Much like the frigid cold of winter, the heat of summer can take a toll on your car. For example, your engine can become overheated in the summer sun if your cooling system needs to be tuned up or fixed. You don’t want to be stuck with a overheated car on the side of the road in the middle of a heatwave. To help you avoid situations like this, our friends at have developed an easy-to-follow infographic with tips and tricks to keep you and your car safe and cool this summer.

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Making Moving Painless: Heavy Lifting Is Just the Beginning

Moving is a pain – plain and simple. Maybe you got a new job. Maybe you’re moving into a new house. Maybe you won the lottery! No matter why you’re moving, the simple fact is that it’s a hassle. There are things you can do to make it a little less painful, both for you and the kind-hearted folks you’ve suckered into helping you.

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