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Save Money by Maximizing Clothing Wear

Throwing out clothes is like washing money down the drain. Here are some tips for maximizing the wear you get out of your clothing, so you can minimize the number of items you have to throw out from your closet during spring cleaning.

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Summer Barbecue Recipes & Tips

Summer barbecuing in the backyard? Experiment with different seasonings, sauces and rubs to find out your favorite combination. With these tips plus a little thought and experimentation, you will taste the summer flavor of barbecue in no time.

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Top Five Things for My Dream Home

My soon-to-be apartment is nice, but it’s not my dream home. Beyond the basics of my own washer and dryer, here are the top five things I want in my dream home.

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How to Save Money While Grocery Shopping

Taking time to prepare and think about what you need when you go grocery shopping will help save you time and money later. Before your next shopping trip, try making a list to keep your budget and health on track.

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Keep Your Dogs Safe This Summer

The weather may feel scorching to us, but it might feel like the surface of the sun to your pets! Here are a few tips to keep your Fido safe this summer.

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8 Steps to Prevent Bed Bugs from Entering Your Home

If you’re traveling this summer, here is some crucial information for avoiding bed bugs, and preventing them from becoming an unwelcome souvenir on the way home.

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Coolest Day-Trips in Ohio

On a recent trip to Ohio, I found the state to be quite charming, family-friendly, and most of all, fun. That being said, here are some of the coolest day-trips in Ohio that are within driving distance of our Cleveland-based office.

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Tips to Save Money While You’re a College Student

You can’t control rising tuition or housing costs, but awareness of other expenses and knowing where you can save money during college can help reduce your college debt. If you’re looking to put a little extra cash in your pocket this school year, try these few simple tips to save money while you’re a college student.

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6 Easy Summer Desserts

It’s summer, and you’re probably out at the beach or doing some barbecuing. Here are easy summer-licious desserts that I’m really feeling for the hot weather.

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Saying ‘I Do’ to Joint Checking and Credit Accounts

For better or worse, for richer or poorer, taking the right steps to combine your finances can help ensure a solid partnership with your spouse for years to come.

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