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How to use your home equity in retirement

Most of us save and plan for decades to enjoy the period of our life when we no longer need to go into the office and work an eight-hour day…

3 tips to save money every wedding guest should know

Wedding season fills summer weekends with nuptials, and while we enjoy celebrating the bride and groom, all the “something borrowed and something blue” adds up to some serious green. In…

5 Investment Strategies That Can Outlast Market Spikes

You’re familiar with the saying “If it seems too good to be true, it probably is”? Just like any other scheme to “get rich quick,” attempting to buy low and…

A smarter way to buy a home

Are you considering buying a home? With mortgage rates on the slow and steady incline, there may be no better time for a home purchase than now. Mortgage interest rates…

Roots run deep for American growers

The trend of home and community gardens is on the rise in the U.S. A 2014 study by the National Gardening Association found 1 in 3 households now grow their…

Spring cleaning to make money: Don’t toss these 5 hidden sources of extra cash

Spring cleaning to make money: Don’t toss these 5 hidden sources of extra cash

Before we soak up the summer sun, we need to think about spring cleaning. As you clear out your closets and drawers, be on the lookout for these five often…

The data dilemma: How to choose a monthly plan

The data dilemma: How to choose a monthly plan

How much data do you really need on your monthly cellular plan? Buy too much and you’re simply wasting money. Buy too little and you could end up socked with…

Reducing risks while taking care of business: Tips to avoid distracted driving

Reducing risks while taking care of business: Tips to avoid distracted driving

The pace of business never seems to stop, and thanks to the convenience of cell phones, many people work on the go, even while they’re driving. Yet cell phone use…

It’s 2017: Do you know how old your farmer is?

Smartphone? Check. GPS? Check. Seed, fertilizer and tractor? Check. Welcome to the world of modern agriculture, where high-tech is the rule and savvy millennials are in demand as U.S. agriculture…

Security in an insecure world

Security in an insecure world

The year 2016 was devastating for some safe deposit box holders. In New York, thieves cut holes in the roofs of three banks and brazenly emptied hundreds of safe deposit…