Tips for Buying a New Furnace

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Whether you’re snagging a new furnace for your just-purchased home, or replacing your old clunker with an updated option, below are top tips for those looking into a new furnace for their home Size matters – One of the most important factors when buying a furnace is to have a professional installer examine the size of the Read More

5 Tips to Reduce Your Monthly Energy Expenses

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Energy bills are way too high, and unfortunately energy-saving methods, like solar panels and high-efficiency appliances, cost money, too. However, there are many ways to reduce energy expenses without spending anything. Here are five practical, energy-saving tips. 1. Unplug Devices and Keep Lights Off The household appliances that tend to use the most energy are television Read More

5 Home Improvements that Pay Off and 5 that Don’t

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By Suzanne De Vita Favorable economic conditions have long triggered investment in home improvements—more money, more upgrades—and progress on the housing front is set to spur the next wave of homeowner spending on both necessary and discretionary projects. How should homeowners invest their remodeling dollars this year?  By and large, homeowners can expect to reap the highest Read More

Holiday Shopping? 7 Bad Spending Habits to Avoid

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Holiday shopping may be fun, but it can also negatively impact your finances if gone unchecked. Avoiding debt is the goal. The holiday season is an exciting and inspiring time of the year that promotes giving, but spending within your means is the best gift you can give yourself. Managing a realistic budget and developing a shopping Read More