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11 Ways to Save Money on Back to School Shopping

Don’t look now, but summer is nearly over. That’s right–lazy afternoons at the beach will soon be replaced by the mad dash to get our children ready for school. Before you prepare to battle the aisles of your local store during the back to school shopping season, check out these tips from top bloggers and yours truly. They can help you save serious cash–and your... Read Article

DIY or Hire a Pro? Six Questions to Ask Yourself

Who hasn’t watched a home improvement show and later decided to tackle their own project? TV personalities make it look so easy—and oftentimes also fun. Unfortunately, things aren’t always so easy or fun in the real world. Plus, if you run into trouble, you might end up spending more than if you had hired a contractor in the first place. So what should you decide-DIY... Read Article

5 ½ Things to Know about Small Business Data Breaches

Data breaches aren’t just something that happens to mega retailers like Target. They also happen to thousands of small businesses every year. If you own a small business, there are a few important things you need to know about small business data breaches. (This is in addition to ways to prevent data breaches.) Here’s what they are: 1. They’re common. A recent study shows that... Read Article

Being a Landlord: What You Need to Know

Whether you see real estate as an investment opportunity or you’re looking for ways to pay the mortgage on your old home as you wait for the seller’s market to rebound, you may have considered being a landlord. Being a landlord, of course, is about more than just collecting a rent check every month. In the following posts, we’ll explore some of the unique issues... Read Article

Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

It just isn’t the Fourth of July without a backyard barbeque and lots of fireworks. Before you set off a dazzling display for all to see, you’ll want to check out a few things first. For starters, you first want to see what types of fireworks are legal in your state. Some states allow virtually any type of consumer firework while others restrict or even... Read Article