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Behind the Scenes with Kiplinger: Does a Timeshare Make Sense For You? [Video]

Have you found your perfect vacation spot and plan to make it your yearly travel destination? If so, a Timeshare might be an option to consider. A Timeshare is partial ownership in a vacation property that you can make your regular home away from home – usually for one week a year, and can be […]

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Home Organization Tip: How To Organize Important Home Documents

It happens to all of us. We start searching through important documents for something specific and quickly realize we’ve managed to accumulate mounds of documents, receipts, forms, pamphlets, brochures and notes. Keeping your financial documents in order is key to simplifying your life.  There are many different ways to organize important documents, however, the question […]

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How to Save Money On Your Home… Away from Home

Winter is a season for getaways. Some people may make a seasonal move to warmer climates, while others may just take long weekends to enjoy winter sports. If your winter plans include time away from home, you may want to plan ahead and find simple ways to save money on your home while you’re away […]

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Selling Your Home in the Rebounding Housing Market

Have you spent the last few years wondering when and how you’d be able to sell your home without taking a loss? If so, your worries may be coming to an end. According to experts, the U.S. housing market is showing strong signs of a rebound. Home builders are the most confident they’ve been since […]

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12 Tricks to Achieve Everyday Energy Efficiency

Did you know that in summer 2013, the average American residence was expected to be billed roughly $395 for electricity alone? (That, according to The U.S. Energy Information Administration.) The good news: There are many ways to become more energy efficient, helping you to lower your utility charges and save the environment at the same […]

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Your Yard, Your Playground: Home Renovation Expert Brian Kelsey on How to Get the Most from Your Backyard

When it comes to living the good life, there’s no better time to do it than during the summer. But whether you’re planning a barbeque for your family and friends, or renovating your backyard to make it the hottest spot in your neighborhood, it’s important to keep all the relevant financial concerns in mind. After […]

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Home Investment Inspiration From The International Contemporary Furniture Fair

Spending on quality furniture can pay off in years to come, according to The Wall Street Journal. In fact, the publication asserts that buying top-grade pieces can be a good investment: good furniture, along with other home design elements, can last a lifetime and increase in value. Meanwhile, if you’re planning on selling your home, […]

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Home Renovations: Elle Décor Reveals How to Make the Most of Your Money

Home renovations can do much more than just create an attractive living space: they can make your home more durable, modernize your appliances and even lower your energy bills. Since taking on such a project can cost a considerable amount of money, the trick is to make sure you spend wisely. To bring you tips […]

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Home Rental or Home Ownership: Which is Better During Retirement?

In a recent infographic, we looked at the top destinations for people looking to relocate during retirement. But after figuring out where to move, retirees face another major decision: is it better to rent or own a home? We lay out some of the perks of each scenario. The Benefits of Buying Being a Homeowner […]

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Finding a New Place to Call Home During Retirement

Planning for retirement usually involves a lengthy list of major decisions. One of them is whether or not you want to make the most of those later years — and perhaps your retirement savings — by moving to a new town. We took a look at the top retirement destinations in the U.S., as well […]