Equip Your Home with LED Lighting

equip-your-home-with-led-lightingIt’s taken some time, but “energy-efficient lighting” is no longer a scary term. After decades of enduring the pale, flickering, “institutional” glow of fluorescent bulbs, we now have the option of energy-efficient lighting that is not just palatable but arguably preferable to traditional incandescent bulbs. 

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How to Renegotiate Your Bills

how-to-renegotiate-your-billsNegotiating may be viewed as a dying art in America, but guess what? It still works. From department store purchases to insurance rates to automotive care, you might be surprised how often the answer to “Can you give me a deal?” is “Yes!”. 

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The Importance of an Emergency Fund

the-importance-of-an-emergency-fundEveryone needs to prepare for the unexpected. Even in the modern world of insurances and assurances, the unfortunate – and the expensive – still happens. When other safety nets aren’t enough, an emergency fund is the last line of defense against major unforeseen expenses. 

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How to Childproof Your Home

how-to-childproof-your-homeChildproofing a home is a necessary part of raising young children, and it can be a daunting task. Even for experienced parents or those with small homes, seeing the world from the perspective of a child, anticipating all the potential dangers and outsmarting the child’s persistent and curious mind can be tough. Thankfully, others have already seen it all and shared their advice. This list will help you cover some of the bases when it comes to providing a safe space for any young ones you might have or any pint-sized visitors to your home.

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6 things to look for in a real estate agent

6-things-to-look-for-in-a-real-estate-agentThe internet has drastically changed the nature of home buying. You can now look for homes, apply for a mortgage, calculate mortgage costs and even submit loan documents all from the comfort of your own home. But the one thing the internet cannot replace is the need for a good real estate agent to assist with the home purchase process. 

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