• Our third annual Zing Blog AmaZING Garden Giveaway runs July 1 – 31, 2015, and we’re awarding a prize pack that will set your garden up for success. You can either post the best photos of your garden on Instagram using the tag #ZingContestEntry, or email them to ZingGiveaways@QuickenLoans.com.

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  • You may have heard talk about everything around you becoming smart, including your appliances. I haven’t seen anything in the news about HVAC systems going to Harvard recently, so what does having a smart home really mean?

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  • Nobody likes debt. With credit cards, student loans and car payments, it can start to feel like a monkey on your back. That being said, a few forms of debt actually have some profitable advantages. Let’s take a sober look at how being in the hole can benefit you.

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Debt Ceiling Vote Goes to the Senate – Market Update

Debt Ceiling Vote Goes to the Senate – Market Update

Treasuries and mortgage bonds opened higher this morning. The House passed the debt ceiling measure last night, and the Senate will be voting later this afternoon. The deadline for lawmakers to reach a resolution on the debt ceiling is midnight tonight. In economic news, personal spending unexpectedly fell, which is also driving bonds even higher this morning.

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U.S. Government Has 4 Days to Increase Nation’s Debt Limit – Market Update

U.S. Government Has 4 Days to Increase Nation’s Debt Limit – Market Update

Treasuries and mortgage bonds opened higher after a vote on Boehner's plan to increase the nation's debt limit was postponed. There are 4 days left before the government's authority to borrow will expire and we begin to run out of money. In economic news, the GDP report came in at 1.3%, indicating that the US economy grew less than forecasted last quarter.

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