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  Hansel and Gretel were the original participants of "Survivor"        It's not one of the most often-heard fairy tales.  I think because it's rather "dark" in nature.  But the old  Brothers Grimm  fairy tale of "Hansel and Gretel"  contains some good lessons regarding survival within it.  Lesso...
    Knowing the Financial Philosophy and Standing of a Potential Partner is Growing in Importance      I read an unbelievably interesting article on  Yahoo! Finance  today.  The focus of the article was  credit scores, so it's no stretch to see why the topic caught my eye. But this article had a ...
  Sending Holiday Wishes!            Each year I find myself wishing the Holidays would become simpler.  And perhaps naively after our 2 boys became older, were out on their own, and then had their own families ... I thought that'd become true.         Nope!        Add two grandbabies into the mi...
  I thought this post written by Scott Godzyk (Godzyk Real Estate Services, Manchester, New Hampshire) was an extremely well laid-out argument aimed at sellers in the current market.  It gave a thorough assessment of just WHY a seller needs to utilize the services of a professional listing agent ...
    It Only Takes One Click.  One Call ... to get started      Yesterday I read an article that provided the results of a new Trulia study that stated:   "93% of young adults (those between the ages of 18 to 34 years of age) that are currently renting, plan to purchase a home".                   ...
Defining "Reasonable" ...          I received an email recently, that had obviously been sent a few days prior.  How a few days went by without it being delivered, I'll never know.  But it cost me an opportunity with a new referral partner.      Upon receipt of the email, I immediately contacted...
    The Items Needed Within Your  Vehicle's Winter Driving Emergency Kit        Dictionary.com defines "black ice" as:            "a thin sheet of ice, as on a road surface, usually caused by freezing mist and creating hazardous driving conditions"        Ask my wife Marilyn, and she'd probably d...
    It's here!   It's here!   And Just in Time for Holiday Gift-Giving, Baking, and Cooking!                  It's here .... and just as promised!  The ActiveRain "It's RAIN-ing Recipes" Cookbook is now available for purchase, downloading, and Holiday gift-giving!      Head to:  ActiveRain "It's ...
    Drop-off Your Old Non-Working  Holiday Lights for Recycling at the Plainfield Libary in Plainfield, IL          With the winter weather being so mild here in Chicagoland, Christmas and holiday decorations went up on homes and businesses early this year.  And it seems that the warmer temperatu...
  3 Reasons Why Borrowing Money To Buy or Refinance a Home Makes Sense Right Now          With  FHA and HUD  and economists announcing their predictions of higher interest rates (sooner than later) and recent history indicating interest rates can't get much lower,NOW seems like the perfect time t...

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