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Can a Car Loan Keep You From Getting a Mortgage?

May 23rd, 2014

Buying a new or slightly used car and purchasing a home are two of the biggest financial steps we make in our lives, but did you know one could affect the other?

When you apply for a car loan, the size of your monthly payments and how well you maintain those payments can factor into your mortgage approval. Here’s what you need to know before you take on these big purchases.

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Revive Your Frozen Lawn With These Maintenance Tips

May 9th, 2014

A polar vortex pounded lawns this past winter with ridiculous sub-zero temperatures and record snowfalls, so don’t be surprised if parts of your lawn—especially in low-lying areas—are dead on arrival this spring.

“Snow acts like a cover, but ice is bad for turf,” says Chris Lemcke, technical director of Weed Man USA lawn care. “Ice freezes plant cells and crushes blades and leads to death.”

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