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Get the Best Deals on Home Appliances

Going back and forth to appliance stores, trying to bargain, and worrying that you overpaid is stressful. Here are a few tips to help you through the process.

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5 Tips for an Amazing Game Room - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

5 Tips for an Amazing Game Room

After a hard day, many people seek relaxation and amusement as a means to recharge for their work routine the next day. Here are five tips to create the perfect game room.

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The Best Apps for a Spontaneous Road Trip

From finding the nearest rest stop to the lowest gas prices, CNN put together a list of apps that will help you on your unplanned road trip. Check them out!

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Financial Literacy Starts with the Kids

Really great article in the Healthier Michigan blog (from Blue Cross Blue Shield) about how important it is to teach kids responsible money management. I totally agree. I was taught about money at pretty much the same time I learned how to read.

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5 Tips to Create a More Environmentally Friendly Home

There are several ways to obtain an environmentally friendly home. Here is a list of my top five tips to green your house.

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Baseball on a Budget: 7 Tips to Save You Money at the Game

Going to the ballpark isn’t cheap nowadays. Between tickets, hot dogs, and a few cold ones, you can easily be set back over $100 before you even realize it. Here are seven great tips to enjoy baseball games on a budget.

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5 Businesses You Can Build from Home

Recently, many people have started their own home businesses to help stretch their hard-earned money further. Here is a list of companies you can start from your home.

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Memory Keeper: Reasons to Back-Up Family Photos

Before home devastation hits, collect your cherished photo albums and preserve your heritage by professionally scanning your photos and saving them on CDs.

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Important Tax Tips for New Retirees

Most retirees need to start using new tax forms to take advantage of special deductions. Income often decreases enough to put seniors into new tax brackets. If you are near retirement age, these tax tips can help you save time and money:

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5 Store Brand Products That Stand Up to the Leading Brands

After numerous trips to the grocery store, I was surprised to learn that several of the products I use on a daily basis are offered in a store brand that’s cheaper and stands up to the leading brand.

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