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    Make the most of your landscaping projects this year with these tips

    (BPT) - Home improvement projects aren't constrained to a single season, but during these warmer months, your focus is no longer simply on your home's indoors. Now there’s outdoor yard work to do as well, and if you're looking to recreate your outdoor space, your outside projects may include some landscaping. If you have landscaping as part of your to-do list this season, the right strategy can ensure that you get the most benefit from your landscaping goals with the least amount of headache.

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    The benefits of child's play extend beyond exercise

    (BPT) - When you think about the most important part of a child’s school day, what comes to mind? Is it reading? Science? Math or history? What about recess?

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    6 Money Tips for Buying a Home

    (StatePoint) When searching for a new home, you may come across some conflicting information, especially about home financing or mortgage loans. Consider these six money tips to help you navigate the process.

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Wednesday 05/16/2018
5 Steps to Saving Money Easily
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm

(Family Features) Saving money – it’s one of the most challenging tasks people face month after month, year after year. However, a few simple rules and free personal finance apps can make it easier for you to stay on top of your spending and saving habits.

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Landmark Alzheimer’s Study Urgently Seeks Volunteers
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm

Study focuses on early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and tracking it over time

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Spruce Up Your Outdoor Spaces
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm

(Family Features) Over time, the appearance and function of any outdoor space can dull due to combinations of heat, precipitation and use. With some careful attention, you can quickly spruce up your outdoor living areas and get them back in great working order for patio season.

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Empowering Kids to Help Kids
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm

(Family Features) Some of the challenges of the 21st century demand solutions from a new generation of problem-solvers. Children can join forces to bring tangible change to the world around them, including helping to solve worldwide ailments like malnourishment.

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Unplug with an Outdoor-Oriented Vacation
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(Family Features) A family vacation is the perfect time to unwind, but it can be even more relaxing with time spent outdoors enjoying nature in all its beauty. Whether you plan your entire trip around a specific activity or just build in a day or two along the way, you can create some unforgettable memories.

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Thursday 05/10/2018
What You Need To Know About Your Ductwork
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm

(NAPSI)—Your health and your wealth. Those are the two major reasons you should have your HVAC system inspected by a reputable, certified professional. Consider this:

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Wednesday 05/09/2018
Simple Ways to Enjoy Warm-Weather Dining
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm

(Family Features) The warmer months can bring a sense of new beginnings. While you’re taking in the sights and sounds of the seasons, it’s the perfect time to give your dining routine some fresh perspective.

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A Handy Guide to Starting a Home Remodel
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm

(Family Features) Apprehension and inexperience keep many homeowners from pursuing renovation projects that would make their homes more functional, enjoyable and comfortable. Getting your hands dirty on the front end – with some planning and preparation – is the best blueprint for a successful home remodeling project.

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Landmark Alzheimer’s Study Urgently Seeks African American Volunteers
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm

Study focuses on early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and tracking it over time African Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease

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4 Ways to Create a Shared Life for the Whole Family
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm

(Family Features) Family time is the best time for many people, and it’s often with loved ones that some of the fondest shared memories are made. Get everyone together (including your pets) for shared experiences such as outdoor activities, mealtime and game nights, for plenty of fun.

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Tuesday 05/01/2018
Wildfire protection starts in these 5 places
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(BPT) - It’s National Wildfire Awareness Week. So, if you live in a wildfire-prone area, make sure you’re taking the right steps to stave off potential damage long before flames rage toward your doorstep.

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Tuesday 04/24/2018
A Primer for First-Time Homebuyers
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:38 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - Finally ready to take the plunge? Join the club.

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Friday 04/20/2018
With More Buyers Out There, These Home Upgrades Can Really Pay Off
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:38 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - It's time to stop thinking of Millennials as totally uninterested in owning anything just because they were early adopters of Uber.

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Wednesday 04/11/2018
Hard water proves hard on your wallet
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(BPT) - Hard water, which contains high levels of calcium and magnesium, can be found in nearly 90 percent of American homes. These minerals cause scaling, a buildup that clogs waterlines and plumbing forcing appliances to work harder and operate less efficiently. The scale may also harbor bacteria. The only way to truly remove the hard and soft scale from household water systems is with salt-based water softeners.

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Tuesday 04/03/2018
Buy a home in 2018 with these 3 steps
Updated: April 04, 2018 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - So you want to buy a home? Congratulations! Homeownership can be a wonderful accomplishment and milestone in your life. But be forewarned that it might not be easy. The process is complicated and often comes with a few hurdles.

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Monday 03/26/2018
Credit tips for buying an investment property
Updated: April 03, 2018 - 3:36 am

(BPT) - If you love the idea of being a landlord, and don’t mind being on duty around the clock, buying an investment property may be the wealth-building option for you.

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Wednesday 03/21/2018
4 home remedies that will put more money in your pocket
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(BPT) - What do you like to do for fun when you have some free time on your hands? Whether it’s seeing the latest blockbuster, sampling a delicious entree or taking a road trip, chances are your passions cost money. If you’re like many Americans, you may find you don’t have quite as many loose dollars, especially when you have to be a responsible adult and take care of all those monthly expenses.

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8 simple things you can do at home to improve indoor air quality
Updated: May 20, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(BPT) - A clean house always looks and feels good. But did you know a clean environment goes a long way toward keeping you and your family healthy?

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Thursday 03/08/2018
Are Common Myths Holding You Back from Buying a Home?
Updated: March 09, 2018 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) Aspirations of home ownership is strong for America’s families, yet findings from the fifth annual America at Home survey from NeighborWorks America indicate several perceived barriers to homeownership among the majority of consumers.

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Monday 03/05/2018
How Much Home Can You Afford this Spring? Factors to Consider
Updated: March 05, 2018 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) The chicken or the egg? Which came first continues to fuel philosophical debates. But when it comes to buying a home, experts are pretty clear about the proper order of things -- agreeing you should fit your mortgage to your finances, not to a house.

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