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How To Rebuiild Your Credit

6 Ways to Rebuild CreditFocus on paying on time and reducing credit balances, and explore credit-building products.Lauren SchwahnBev O’SheaBy Bev O’Shea  and Lauren Schwahn  Jan 31, 2023Edited by Kathy Hinson  Many or all of the products featured here are from our partners who compensate us. This influences which products we write about and where and…

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Tips For Removing Snow And Ice From Your Driveway.

Wintertime—it’s a great time to stay cozy indoors. Yet, you need to go to work or shuttle the kids around with sports and school activities but, many people do not know how to remove snow and ice from their driveway. The last storm left a couple of inches on your driveway. And there’s ice underneath…

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Financial Wellness

Written by: Arielle Karoub Arielle Karoub is a mental health professional and NAMI Wake volunteer. April is Financial Literacy Month, dedicated to raise public awareness about the importance of financial education in the U.S. and the consequences associated with a lack of understanding about personal finances. We’ll be sharing financial resources, blog posts, and more…

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Five Reasons Why You Should Chose An Independent Insurance Agent

You have lots of choices when it comes to purchasing insurance. You can hit the internet and spend hours filling out multiple online forms, you can call an insurance company directly, or you can work with an independent agent. While you have options, the best one is the option that leaves you feeling supported and…

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Fire And candle Safety

There’s a special beauty and tranquility to candles, but a lighted candle is also an open flame, and a potential fire hazard if not carefully monitored. In fact, an estimated 8,200 home fires are started by candles each year according to the National Fire Protection Association. A study by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission…

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How To Prevent Wildfires

According to the National Interagency Fire Center, 63,546 human-caused wildfires burned nearly 5 million acres in 2017. To put this into perspective, consider the size of New York City. At 92,781 acres, New York City could have burned 54 times over with that amount of acreage! That’s 5 million acres that didn’t have to burn…

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Winterize Your Vehicle

Tips for Winterizing Your Car 11 WAYS TO WINTERIZE YOUR CAR FOR WINTER DRIVING SAFETYWinter driving conditions can be hazardous due to factors such as snow and ice on the road. While it’s important that you are prepared for winter driving, it is also important that your car is up for the challenge. Follow the…

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How To Winterize Your Motorcycle

Some reasonably easy work now can save you from repair bills later, and you won’t be thwarted on that first nice day next spring because you really want to ride but your motorcycle doesn’t want to start. At the advent of each new riding season, I make loads of bucks replacing batteries, cleaning rusty gas…

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Black Friday Shopping

STAY SAFE AND BEAT THE TRAFFIC ON BLACK FRIDAY: 7 ESSENTIAL TIPSBY:: YEHUDA IN:: BLOG19NOVBlack Friday: a modern tradition that’s as American as football, fireworks and apple pie! The day after Thanksgiving, millions of people will be flocking to stores and shopping malls around the country to score once-a-year deals on everything you can think…

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Snowmobile Gear

BEST SNOWMOBILE GEAR FOR YOUR RIDESGet the most out of your sled!Snowmobiling can be one of the most exciting and rewarding pastimes when everything is going to plan. Staying warm, protected and comfortable is definitely part of the plan and something that all riders need and want. The proper snowmobile gear can make a world…

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