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For Love of a Good Cat

When you have a cat like Apple, the thought of his life being cut short is beyond upsetting. He is a companion cat like no other. 474 more words

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2015: The Return of the Millennial Home Buyer

The Return of the Millennial Home Buyer

December 16 2014

Earlier this month, Zillow predicted that millennial buyers (under the age of 35) will become the largest group of buyers, overtaking Gen X (35-50 years old) by the end of 2015. 321 more words

Breaking News: Fannie and Freddie formally announce 3% Down Programs

Yesterday, HousingWire reported that both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac formally announced their 3% down options on home purchases. Fannie Mae’s plan will be effective December 13, 2014 while the… 250 more words

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Holiday Scams Target The Unwary, BBB Warns

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor

With all the shopping, cooking and celebrating that occurs during the holidays, it’s easy to find yourself stretched so thin that you can be vulnerable to scammers who want to capitalize on your divided attention. 488 more words


Should gift certificates expire?

Last night I stopped at a local Madison chocolatier to use a gift certificate I received for Christmas last year. So, not quite a year old, I thought. 182 more words

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Consumers Seek Benefits of Small Business

(Family Features) As shoppers grab their wallets and purses to purchase goods and products for their families and homes, many will opt for local businesses and mom and pop establishments instead of their big-box competitors. 462 more words

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Scams To Avoid This Holiday Season

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With not that many weeks before Christmas, shoppers in stores and online are spending lots of dollars to make their holiday a sweet one. 598 more words