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Do It Yourself Home Improvement [Infographic]

July 8

Ever wonder if DIY home improvements are really worth the time and money? From replacing carpet to simply sprucing up your yard, many home improvement and remodeling projects can yield a high return on investment. In other words, the value the renovation adds to your house is greater than the cost. Before bringing out the toolkit or paint brush, check out this DIY infographic to discover the best home improvements for resale. Continue reading

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Top Five Cities for Your Retirement

July 5

Ah, the golden years. When you finally reach retirement, the big question may be “Where should I go?” Deciding where to spend your retirement can be a difficult choice when there are so many options. To help you with the decision process, here are five of the best places according to Forbes for retirees, based on climate, affordability, low crime rates, insurance rates, availability of medical staff, and things to do to keep busy. Continue reading

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5 of the Top Fourth of July Fireworks Displays

July 3

On July Fourth weekend, nearly every community in the country gathers on lawn chairs and blankets to watch the local fireworks display. There are dozens of spectacular shows in all 50 states, but a few use big budgets, specialty fireworks or even a live music soundtrack to stand out from the rest. Here are 5 of the best fireworks displays in the country, from Forbes.com. Continue reading