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6 Easy Home Staging Tips for Sellers

Ready to put your home on the market? If you want to sell your home quickly in a competitive real estate market, there are several steps you should take in advance—including staging your home.…

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Winter Weekend Getaways in Pennsylvania

There is no reason to wait until spring to get out of the house! Shake off those winter blues with a weekend getaway just a short drive from Central Pennsylvania.…

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How to Talk to your Partner About Money

Are you comfortable talking about money and finances with your partner? While it may feel intimidating, these conversations are a must.…

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3 Free DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts

How do you do Valentine's Day gifts on the cheap? It is easy. Valentine's Day on a budget is a breeze with a bit of time, thoughtfulness, and creativity.…

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5 Common Home Inspection Problems

Buying a home is an investment. Whether a newer build or historic home, getting a complete evaluation of your home gives you essential insight and could prevent you from investing in a money pit.…

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How to Create an Emergency Fund

Medical expenses, home and car repairs or losing your job can happen at any time. An emergency fund can be a safety net to help you cover these unexpected expenses.…

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Throw a Big Game Party on a Budget

Even if your favorite team did not make it through the playoffs, hosting a big game watch party is always a good time—no matter your budget.…

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6 Strategies to go from Spender to Saver

Saving money is a lot easier said than done. It should feel like a fun, personal challenge rather than a chore.…

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Make the Most of Your Home's Equity

One of the great benefits of buying a home is building equity and using that equity as a financial tool to accomplish your goals.…

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How to Create a Monthly Budget

Do you ever wonder where your money goes at the end of the month? If you are not keeping track of your spending habits, it is time to make a monthly budget.…

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