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Selling Your Home for Top Dollar

While frigid temperatures and the “holiday hangover” may still have most homeowners shying away from the thought of putting their home on the market, if you are interested in selling your home this year, now is a great time to start making strategic plans to get it ready to sell for top dollar. The smart improvements you make now could help you maximize your financial investment and sell your home more quickly.

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What I Would Say to 20-Year Old Me About Money

It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago that I was in my twenties, but the reality is, it’s been %$# years.

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6 Steps to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient This Winter

In the words of House Stark—winter is coming. Days are getting shorter and the temperature on the thermometer is dropping. To help you survive the coming season, here are some strategies that will help you save energy and money on heating costs, and stay cozy during the coldest months of the year.

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Take Advantage of Off-Season Home Buying

Will you be shopping for a home during the fall and winter? You may have heard that the market slows down after summer, and that can be discouraging. Don’t fret! There are some great perks that come with being a homebuyer during the off-season. Read on to find out just how advantageous homebuying during the off-season can be.

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Safe and Savvy Holiday Shopping

Christmas lights are twinkling, holiday music is starting to chime, peppermint mocha coffee is back—the holiday shopping season has officially begun! So, now would be a good time to talk about the potential for theft and what we can do to protect ourselves this season.

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Part 2: 4 Simple Tips to Winterize Your Home

In a recent blog post, we provided a few tips on getting your home ready for colder weather. Here are a few more to help you stay warm this winter!

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Living with HeART: Amanda and The Protean Effect

For many Americans, the idea of securing life insurance can be overwhelming, and 86% of uninsured people over-estimate the cost of life insurance by nearly two times according to LIMRA1. Life insurance isn’t always something we love to think about, but it often makes a world of difference, as it did for Amanda and her family.

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Part 1: 4 Simple Steps to "Winterize" Your Home

Ah, fall! The nights are getting longer and the days are getting chilly. Between carving a jack-o-lantern, kicking off football season, and getting your pumpkin spice on, you’ll want to make sure you’re getting ready for colder weather by winterizing your home. Like a bear preparing its den for hibernation during the fall, this is the best season to make sure your nest is warm and cozy when winter weather sets in.

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5 Ways To Use Your Refinance Savings

Refinancing your home can have many benefits, but the main one that typically entices borrowers is the potential to save money on monthly payments. For some, a refinance could result in a decreased interest rate and subsequent savings on their monthly payment. If you’re fortunate enough to have that result, don’t spend that extra money just yet! Consider one of these options to make the most of your refinance savings.

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How to Save a Down Payment for a Home in 12 Months

There comes a time in many people’s lives when the idea of buying a home goes from “someday” to “someday soon.” However, one of the major hurdles first-time homebuyers face is coming up with a down payment. According to Zillow1, the median home price in the U.S. is $226,800, so a 20% down payment equates to just over $45,000! While saving that much money in a year may seem like an impossible feat, there are options to help you achieve your goal of homeownership. Here are a few ideas to help you get your down-payment account funded within 12 months:

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