5 things to consider when reviewing your homeowners insurance policy

The best way to evaluate your next home insurance policy

Most homeowners can agree that insurance is a necessity, whether it’s for offering protection, providing peace of mind or simply because mortgage lenders require it. Having coverage isn’t nearly enough, though. You want to make sure you have the right coverage at the right cost, …

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7 Creative Ways to Finance a Home Purchase

 

Don’t kill your creativity when it comes to financing your new home purchase.

Buying a home is a major decision financially and emotionally. When you have a steady income and feel ready to establish roots, you’re probably ready to take the leap. But just like there isn’t one right home for everyone, there

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The Pros and Cons of Moving to the Country

County living? Or urban dweller? Find out here.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, rural areas cover 97% of the nation’s land area but contain less than 20% of the population. Trading hectic city streets for secluded country hills could provide a much-needed dose of space and simplicity.

A bucolic life isn’t all goat

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7 Ways to Evaluate Expenses and Save Money in the New Year

7 Ways to evaluate expenses and save money in 2018

As the year comes to a close, many of us are looking ahead to the new year. Regardless of whether you kept the resolutions you made last January, you’ll soon have a clean slate. This is the perfect time to reevaluate your budget and consider making some changes. But that doesn’t mean you have to

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Are Starter Homes a Nonstarter?

Starter home? Or skip straight to a forever home?

Thinking about buying your first home? For a long time, Americans would follow the same pattern: save up, buy a one- or possibly two-bedroom house, build equity in that home by making consistent, timely mortgage payments for five to seven years, then sell that house for

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4 Ways to Turn over a New Financial Leaf this Winter

Set your sights on a new financial plan next year.

Summer vacations, beach trips, weddings, concerts, bonfires and cookouts tend to leave our souls and stomachs fuller than our wallets. In fact, according to a recent Capital One survey, 87% of Americans spend more money on socializing during the summer months than any other

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Guide to Alabama Homeowners Insurance

Guide to finding the best home insurance in Alabama.

Whether you consider it a necessary protection or a lender requirement, every homeowner needs insurance. Standard policies provide coverage for dwellings, liability and personal property as well as additional living expenses if a disaster makes your home uninhabitable. Covered perils vary, but typically include incidents

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Homeowners Insurance: What Ohio Residents Need to Know

Ohio guide for home insurance.

For Americans in Ohio and beyond, a home is likely the largest single purchase we’ll make in our lifetime. That cost, coupled with a its significance in our lives, makes it all the more important to protect a home and the property within in. Homeowners insurance can provide that protection.

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A Guide to Starting Your Home-Based Business

Set-up your home office for success.

If it seems like more people are working from home, it’s because they are. Thanks to telecommuting technology and research from experts like Cornell University’s Nicholas Bloom, companies are becoming more lax about location requirements and many Americans are opting to work from home.

One of the

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Guide to Tennessee Homeowners Insurance

 

Tennessee guide to home insurance.

Tennessee is best known for musical roots and cowboy boots. Yet, according to a 2018 survey from WalletHub, it isn’t all line dancing and whiskey tasting. Using a range of statistics from the US Census Bureau, FBI, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Centers for Disease Control and

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