When Should You Replace Your Water Heater?

Your hot water heater may be much more important to you than you ever imagined.  Maybe you’ve never been without one. You wake up in the morning, jump in the shower, and your day is suddenly off to a great start. Just like everything, though, hot water heaters just don’t last forever. They get old. You’ve probably noticed the signs. Here are just a few of the things you might have...

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Spend Less, Eat More: 8 Benefits Of Cooking At Home Instead Of Eating Out

Eating out seems easier and more convenient than cooking at home, which is why it’s so popular. In fact, the average person eats four to five meals out in a week. But is it as beneficial as we think it is? Eating outside the home affects growing waistlines and shrinking budgets. Over time, that convenience may be causing your family more harm than good.

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You Must Hear About These 5 Cities with Rent Under $600

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(Lincoln, Nebraska image by Tim Vrtiska via CC BY-ND 2.0 ) In 1997, when I was a young and hopelessly naïve college student, I dreamed about moving to San Francisco. I had no real-life experience or any understanding of cost of living standards. Most young people think that they will live forever, stay healthy forever, and can do anything. I reflect in shock as I once believed that I could do this. One...

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Cutting Down on your Energy Bills

Energy has become a controversial topic for everyone. It has always been a valuable resource, but people have trouble agreeing how much energy we should be using and how much we should cut down on energy use. One thing people can agree on though is that nobody wants to pay a lot for their energy bills. Luckily there are many ways to cut down on costs. It doesn’t have to be hard, there are plenty...

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