• Are you having a baby? Here’s a handy, downloadable PDF with a list of 50 essential items you’ll need for your new baby. Whether you’re sorting through your baby shower gifts or drafting your shopping list, these tips may help you figure out what you need most.

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  • Characterized by bright colors, woven fabrics and handcrafted pieces, southwestern-style decorating takes influences from Native American, Spanish and Mexican art. Whether you live out west and want your home to reflect your surroundings, or you simply want to incorporate colorful or handmade items into your existing decor, here are some tips to help you...

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S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices Reveal Declines – Market Update

S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices Reveal Declines – Market Update

Bonds are up this morning on concern of a Euro debt contagion to Spain, Portugal and Italy. In economic news, the S&P home price index showed that real estate prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at the slowest pace in 8 months. Data through September 2010 indicates that the national home price index declined 2.0% in the third quarter after rising 4.7% in the second quarter, and 18 of the 20 cities covered by the index, reported declines.

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Market Update – Ireland's Bailout Does Little to Stabilize Credit Markets

Market Update – Ireland's Bailout Does Little to Stabilize Credit Markets

Sunday’s announcement of the $113 billion bailout of Ireland is doing little to stabilize the credit markets as continued skepticism remains of a future potential need to also bailout Spain and other countries in the European Union. Some of the key economic releases slated for this week include Wednesday’s ISM manufacturing index, Thursday’s jobless claims report and Friday’s unemployment and payrolls report.

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Quicken Loans Honored with National Philanthropy Day Outstanding Corporation Award

Quicken Loans Honored with National Philanthropy Day Outstanding Corporation Award

  During the holidays you may notice a lot more people volunteering & giving their time to help others in need, but at Quicken Loans, community service is hardly occasional. “Doing the right thing” is instilled throughout the entire organization.  The Community DIFF makes it possible for team members to help make a difference in each other’s lives, their clients lives and the community. Maybe this is why The Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Detroit Chapter has awarded Quicken Loans with the National Philanthropy Day Outstanding Corporation Award! Click HERE, to read the article and join The Community DIFF!

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