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How to Bring More Space Into Bathrooms

Consumer News

(Family Features) Today’s designers, architects and builders are creating modern bathrooms that are practical, luxurious, comfortable and accommodating. They know homeowners and homebuyers desire – even demand – these features regardless of the bathroom’s size or layout.  …more
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Self-Directed IRAs: A Smarter Way to Invest in Real Estate

Consumer News

For more than three decades, The Entrust Group has provided account administration services for self-directed retirement and tax-advantaged plans. …more
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How to Create a Modern Homestead

Consumer News

Did you know that Hilary Swank raises her own chickens from eggs? She’s not the only celebrity getting into modern homesteading: Julia Roberts composts her kitchen scraps and chicken poop while Oprah has a 12-acre organic garden in Maui. …more
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5 Steps to a Home Fire Safety Plan

Consumer News

Did you know you may have just two minutes to exit your home in the event of a fire? …more
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Are Chevy Malibus Popular in Malibu? Geocentric Vehicles Debunked

Consumer News

Geocentric vehicles—cars with a location in their name—are not always popular in the city or state of their namesake, according to a recent report by Edmunds.com. In fact, if the names were to reflect the areas where the cars are most popular, they’d look a little something like: …more
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Three-Peat: Mortgage Rates Still Low

Consumer News

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate continues to decline, this time for the third consecutive week, according to the Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). On average, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) stands at 3.93 percent. …more
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Revamp Your Home with Double the Color in 2016

Consumer News

Planning to revamp your home next year? Draw color inspiration from “Serenity” and “Rose Quartz,” the colors selected by world-renowned color authority Pantone for 2016. When paired together, “Serenity,” a wispy, blue-gray, and “Rose Quartz,” a pale, coral pink, meld into a palette that embodies tranquility and inner peace. …more
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Holiday Shopping? 7 Bad Spending Habits to Avoid

Consumer News

Holiday shopping may be fun, but it can also negatively impact your finances if gone unchecked. Avoiding debt, says American Bankers Association (ABA) Foundation Executive Director Corey Carlisle, is the goal. …more
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8 Ways to Protect Your Landscape from Wintry Weather

Consumer News

Be it freezing temperatures, snow or ice, wintry weather can damage, and even destroy, the landscaping on your property—no matter how resilient your plants seem. …more
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Deck the Halls: Expert Ways to Trim a Tree

Consumer News

(Family Features) Among the most treasured of holiday delights is, as the carol says, decking the halls. And when it comes to holiday décor, a little imagination—and inspiration —is all it takes to create a festive home indoors and out. …more
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The Expectations—and Realities—of Retirement

Consumer News

The reality experienced by actual retirees diverges from the expectations voiced by pre-retirees, suggesting the retirement outlook is transforming with the times. …more
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How to Winterize Your Way to an Energy-Efficient Home

Consumer News

(BPT)—Cooler temperatures and shorter days can only mean one thing: winter is on its way. Winterizing your home can help you save money on heating costs throughout the season, and on utilities come springtime and beyond. Start by: …more
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6 Home Improvements for a Guest-Ready House

Consumer News

Welcoming visitors this holiday season? A few strategic improvements can help whip your home into guest-ready shape, says Sergei Kaminskiy, owner of Kaminskiy Home Remodeling. …more
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Donating to Charity? Tax Provisions to Consider

Consumer News

Giving season is upon us. Whether you plan to gift monetarily or through in-kind donations, there are several recently-effective tax law provisions to be aware of, according to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Among these are: …more
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And the 2016 Color of the Year Is…

Consumer News

Color, along with pattern and texture, are crucial elements in the design of a home’s interior. But in the coming year, the predominant color trend may not be a color at all. …more
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5 Property Protection Steps to Weather El Niño

Consumer News

Wet weather is on the way for several regions that stand to be impacted by El Niño. If your area expects to experience the effects of this phenomenon, now is the time to prepare your home and surrounding property. …more
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Gifting a Toy This Year? 6 Safety Tips

Consumer News

Over 1.5 billion toys and games sold in the United States are purchased during the holidays—but many, unfortunately, present safety hazards to children. If you’re planning to gift a toy or game to a child this season, keep in mind the guidelines recommended by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). …more
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Homeowners: Have You Regretted a DIY Project?

Consumer News

Done correctly, do-it-yourself projects can improve the functionality and aesthetic of a home—even add value, in some cases. Unfortunately, according to a recent Zillow Digs® survey, nearly 40 percent of homeowners who have completed a DIY project wish they hadn’t. …more
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5 Safety Tips for Fireplaces, Wood Stoves and More

Consumer News

In winter, many homeowners rely on alternative sources for warmth to offset high heating costs, including fireplaces and wood and pellet stoves. While these methods are acceptable under safety standards, a lack of maintenance can render them unsafe for use, according to the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA). …more
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Debt a Concern for Holiday Gift-Givers

Consumer News

Gift-givers this holiday season are concerned about accumulating debt—even though nearly half plan to use credit for purchases, according to a recent Experian survey. Shoppers plan to spend an average of $806 on gifts, survey responses indicate. …more