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Wedding decorations on a budget

On November 14, 2012

Decorations and centerpieces for a wedding can get really expensive, but they really make a difference. I think decorations spice up a room. Most venues are a little plain. Sometimes there are no windows and the carpeting is dark. Decorations and bright centerpieces will add some pizzaz, and you can do it without breaking the bank. Our venue had windows…

Consumer News

Costco Offers Home Mortgages

On April 30, 2012

Toilet paper, meat, clothing, tires, and now a mortgage? You can buy it all at Costco. The warehouse giant is now entering the home mortgage business. You can get a new loan or refinance your old one.

Consumer Tips

Storm prep starts now: home inventory apps save money

On February 28, 2011

We work hard to save enough money to buy a home. Then we fill it up with memorable items. While our focus is on getting the home, it only takes a few seconds for it all to be gone. Natural disasters from floods to tornadoes damage homes every year. That’s why homeowners need to do a home inventory before disaster…