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Step Two – To Buying a Home!

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Now that you know your credit qualifies you for a mortgage, and the maximum dollar amount you are qualified for, you can shop for homes based on the approval criteria. Not sure about your pre-approval? Check out our Guide to Home Buying – Step One to get started from the beginning. When to use a […]

Top Affordable Day Trips in Virginia

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If you are in the process of planning a day trip with your family this summer, consider visiting Virginia! From exciting amusement parks such as Kings Dominion, to historic sites including the nation’s capital, Virginia offers a variety of options the whole family can enjoy! For even more affordable day trip ideas, check out our […]

Guide to Home Buying-Step 1

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Buying a home can be an intimidating and seemingly daunting process. Whether you are a first-time home buyer, or have been a homeowner for an extended period of time, the following provides a useful guide to help you make an educated home buying decision. Before you begin your home search,

Private: Top Tips to Prepare Your Home for Summer

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Before your vacation plans, backyard cookouts (check out our Affordable Cookout Ideas), parties, and summer fun kicks into full swing, there are a few things you’ll want to consider to get your home in order for the summer season. From reducing your energy costs to staying cool, check out our list of house prepping items […]

Top Affordable Day Trips in Pennsylvania

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Day Trips in Pennsylvania The kids are out of school, the weather is warm and sunny, and now you may be wondering how to make the most of your summer. You could go on a family vacation to a tropical destination (check out our Top 5 Cheap International Vacation Spots), or you could keep it […]

Affordable Cookout Ideas

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Inexpensive Cookout Ideas Discover our inexpensive cookout ideas! It’s that time of year again! When the weather is nice, having friends and family over for a cookout can be a great time. Whether it’s for a holiday or just to get together, cookouts can easily become costly if you do not plan accordingly. Before your […]

Grill Buying Guide

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Grilled ribeye steak or fresh grilled salmon with a lemon butter sauce? Classic barbeque chicken or sweet baby back ribs? Perhaps you’re in the mood for a grilled steak salad or something different like rosemary ranch chicken kabobs! Whatever you’re in the mood for, it’s summer grilling season and that means it’s time to get […]

Fly Cheap: How to Get the Best Deal on Airfare

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How do you get the best deal on airfare? According to a study done by CheapAir.com, you should book your flight 76 days in advance, on average, to receive the lowest possible price. Now don’t go counting out 76 days just yet…every person’s trip is different and a variety of factors went into obtaining this […]

Bankruptcy Explained

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Declaring bankruptcy is a major decision that should only be made after exploring all feasible options of debt repayment. While bankruptcy can eliminate most debts under the protection of the federal bankruptcy court, it will not alleviate one from tax liabilities, child support, or spousal support. It can also have damaging effects on your credit […]

10 Tips For Moving! Leave The Stress And Bring The Finesse

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While moving can be exciting, the actual act of moving can be stressful and take months of planning. Whether this is your first move or one of many, we rounded up some tips and tricks that will make your big move easy! Tips For Moving 1. Have a yard sale! This is a great way […]