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How to Prepare for a Sudden Financial Need

Man fixing car: How to Prepare for Sudden Financial Need

A 2016 study from the Gallop Poll reports that nearly half of the U.S. population couldn’t afford a major purchase (including home repairs) if they needed to. The struggle is real, my friends. Of the 44,500+ people who responded to the survey, 51% said they weren’t prepared to pay for a large purchase, like an appliance, should it break down…

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Home Surveillance Cameras 101: The Basics

Man looking into security camera: Home Surveillance Cameras 101

Home surveillance systems have come a long way since they were first invented. They started with a licensed installer coming to your home with bulky equipment and endless strings of cords. High monthly bills and not so good image quality followed. Today, we have access to DIY solutions that you can install yourself and monitor from your phone. Read more to learn the basics of home surveillance systems…

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Cell Phone Safety Tips: How To Secure Your Phone

Person holding iphone: Cell Phone Safety Tips

Want to know how to secure your cell phone? There are a number of ways in which mobile phones can be breached and the term mobile phone security simply refers to any safeguard that prevents these types of breaches. Depending upon the type of steps taken, security can be as simple as adding a pass code on to the home screen of your phone…

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6 Best Outdoor Security Cameras

Outdoor security camera mounted to wall: 6 Best Outdoor Security Cameras

Whether you’re buying your first outdoor surveillance system or looking to upgrade a system that you already have , this is the article for you. We discuss 6 of the best outdoor security cameras available on the market today and best of all, they’re all affordable. Forget the multi-thousand dollar security camera systems. You can increase the surveillance on your property without going broke…

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How to Create Wills Online

Person writing will: How to Create Wills Online

Who will take care of your children if you and your spouse meet an unexpected demise? What will happen to your assets, like your home, savings, family heirlooms and investments? No one wants to think about end-of-life issues, but it’s up to you to protect your family the way you see fit; otherwise you’re taking a huge risk. If you die without a will, the state will step in to settle everything from child custody to the distribution of your assets, and may do so in a way that’s not what you would have wanted. If you don’t have a will, you should — and it’s not as daunting a task as you might think…

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DIY: Appliance Repair Tips

Tools on a table: Appliance Repair Tips

Is your dishwasher in dis-repair? Have a wobbly washer? Not to worry, we’re here to help with some useful and cost-effective ways to repair your home appliances, no tools (or experience) required. We’ll break it down for you and explain some ways to save yourself some money before you go spending hundreds of dollars to fix your household appliances. Read on to find out more including maintenance tips to keep your appliances living a longer life!

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What You Should Expect to Pay for Average Appliance Repair Costs

Man opening up wallet: Average Appliance Repair Costs

Average appliance repair costs vary depending on a number of factors. These include age, complexity of issue and whether or not you have a factory or home warranty. Wondering what your options are and what you should pay? Well you’re in the right place. We’ll break it down for you and explain some ways to save yourself some money before you go spending hundreds of dollars to fix your household appliances…

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Why Do I Need A Home Warranty Plan?

Person stuck in dryer at laundromat: Why Do I Need A Home Warranty Plan?

What is a home warranty plan and what does it cover? Before you begin your research for the best home warranty company there are a few things you should know. We want you to be informed buyers while you read through our home warranty reviews and that means knowing what a home warranty is, what it covers and some other need-to-know information. So, be sure to read more about the basics of home warranties so you can find the best home warranty companies…

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Save Money with Total Protect Home Warranty Reviews

Money in washing mashine: Total Protect Home Warranty Reviews

Is a home warranty just a waste of money? Some feel this way. But for others, it is a real budget-saver. Home warranties are meant to help you when an appliance or system (such as HVAC) breaks and you need it fixed. They are also useful when it’s beyond repair and you require a new one. But be careful! It’s extremely important that you read every part of your contract so you know what is and isn’t covered. So let’s dig in and see how Total Protect stacks up in this review…

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