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Helping Seniors Stay in Their Homes Longer: How to Make Living Alone Safe - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Helping Seniors Stay in Their Homes Longer: How to Make Living Alone Safe

I love my grandma, and while I know she can’t do everything she used to do, I also respect that living with relatives just isn’t for her. She isn’t, however, ready to make the jump to assisted living. If you’re concerned about an older friend or relative who’s in the same situation, here’s what you can do to make things safe and easy some of the worry.

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This Week in Financial Blunders: WWE & For-Profit Schools

College is hard. Getting slammed by a wrestler from the WWE is worse. What do these two have in common, other than the pains they cause? Find out in This Week in Financial Blunders.

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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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Nine Tips for Saying No - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Nine Tips for Saying No

Are you a people pleaser? If so, there’s a good chance that saying no to people is a difficult task. Learning how to say no is a valuable skill to have because without it, you could potentially find a lot of your time and energy being spent on putting other purposes and people before yourself. Sometimes, too many commitments can drain you and leave you overwhelmed when all you have to do is master to art of using two little letters: N-O! Here are nine things to keep in mind when saying no from now on.

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Cool Easter Activities for Kids

Easter is near, parents! This means it’s time to start pulling together some Cadbury eggs, jellybeans, Peeps and other goodies for your kids’ Easter baskets. If you’re looking for some cool things to do with your children other than the usual Easter egg painting, I have some activities and crafts to help celebrate Easter with your family. Here are eight things that are sure to get two thumbs up from your kids!

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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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Five Ways 3-D Printing Will Change the World - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Five Ways 3-D Printing Will Change the World

A 3-D printer deposits a material – such as plastic, metal, ceramics and even (gasp!) chocolate – layer by layer from the bottom up in order to form an object. Read on to see how this new method of printing will change the world.

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What to Do After Your Bracket Is Busted - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

What to Do After Your Bracket Is Busted

This blog is for all of those who had their (metaphorical) hearts ripped out after their brackets were busted. When you have no team left to root for, and the thought of your bracket brings tears to your eyes, pick up any of the following activities to numb your pain.

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Kick Off Spring by Hosting an Outdoor Viewing Party

What better way to round out this year’s men’s college basketball tournament than by throwing a championship game party for you, your bracket pool and your friends? We’re all going to miss this year’s thrilling tournament – so be sure to send it off with a bang. Follow our tips to ensure your party is a slam dunk (I’m sorry – I had to)!

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Get to Know the Winners and Losers of the Final 16 College Basketball Teams

We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty. Since last week we saw a field of 16 teams get reduced to only four. To help you get to know each of the schools, both winners and losers, we’ve compiled a list of interesting facts which you can check out here!

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