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Going Green: Gift Wrapping - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Going Green: Gift Wrapping

It’s important to do everything we can to go green and save money, especially during the holidays. Luckily, you don’t have to give in to conventional gift wrapping! You can use a variety of things in your home and special eco-friendly products to reduce your environmental impact this year.

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Five Apps to Protect Your Identity This Holiday Season - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Five Apps to Protect Your Identity This Holiday Season

While shopping online certainly saves valuable time, it’s not always safe. According to LifeLock, a leader in identity theft protection, 11.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft last year, with a large percentage of cases taking place online. Luckily, there are apps that can help prevent identity theft. With the holiday season in full swing, check out some of these apps to make sure your transactions are safe and secure.

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Buying the Right Snow Blower

It’s time to face facts. It is now December. It is going to snow. And you need to be prepared to dig your way out of whatever icy mayhem this winter offers. Sure, you can toil away in the elements with a shovel, or you can upgrade to a snow blower and handle feet upon feet of snow with ease. This helpful guide will have you tossing snow like a pro in no time.

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3 Tips for Getting a Discount on Almost Anything - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

3 Tips for Getting a Discount on Almost Anything

If you’re like me, you hate the idea of paying full price for anything. In fact, even getting just a good deal isn’t good enough – I want the best deal, and nothing grinds my gears more than feeling like I’ve overpaid. Take a look at the three no-fail tips in this article and get ready to kiss your full-price days goodbye!

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Xbox One or PlayStation 4? - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Xbox One or PlayStation 4?

With Black Friday approaching in the midst of holiday shopping, many are still choosing between an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4. Which one is best for you? Read our breakdown of the two new consoles to spare some cash around the holidays.

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6 Tips for Your Holiday Shopping: Make a List, Check It Twice - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

6 Tips for Your Holiday Shopping: Make a List, Check It Twice

You don’t have to accept the stresses that come along with holiday shopping. This year, avoid that stress while still making your child happy as a clam on Christmas morning by putting these shopping tips to use!

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2013’s Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Everyone on Your List - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

2013′s Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Whether you’re already full of Christmas cheer and singing loud for all to hear, or if you prefer everything in due time, the fact is that Christmas is right around the corner. The time to start shopping, or at least planning your Christmas list, is here, and the Zing Blog is ready to help you out with a list of 2013’s best Christmas gifts.

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Is Black Friday Obsolete? Michiganders Talk Retail Hours

Some Michiganders aren’t impressed after three giant retailers announced that for the first time, they would open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day to stay competitive during tough economic times.

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Awesome White Elephant Gifts Under $25 Dollars

Yankee Swap, Secret Santa, Grab Bag, White Elephant – whatever you call it, there’s a good chance that you’ll be a part of a gift exchange this holiday season. White elephant gifts are usually something inexpensive – humorous tchotchkes that you most likely won’t be jealous giving to someone else. So whether it’s for your office Christmas party or a family holiday gathering, here are a few white elephant gift ideas ranging from off-the-wall to practical.

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2013 Veterans Day Discounts

Veterans Day is one day a year that many businesses and organizations take the opportunity to say thank you for your service and show their support through discounts on meals or products. If you’re a veteran, be sure to check out some of these great deals. If you’re not a veteran, make sure you pass this along to someone who is!

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