Month: July 2016

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1945: a key year in understanding home reconstruction costs

The overall average cost to rebuild a home constructed prior to 1945 is about double the cost of modern homes. Owners who treasure their older houses are sometimes surprised by the high estimated cost to rebuild their homes, should they have a total loss. But a little history lesson may help explain why reconstruction costs …

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A Breakdown of Millennial Debt & What the Numbers Look Like Now

A Breakdown of Millennial Debt & What the Numbers Look Like Now

Millennials. There’s never a shortage of hearing about them in the media — whether it’s questioning their work ethic and the negative stereotypes of the “spoiled Millennial,” how many still live at home, don’t use credit cards, or trust banks, Gen Y has been a topic of obsession and fascination. One glaring hardship Millennials face …

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Credit Score Ranges - Experian, Equifax, TransUnion, FICO

Credit Score Ranges – Experian, Equifax, TransUnion, FICO

You’ve likely heard of the major credit bureaus, but do you know what the difference is and what these bureaus really do? Introduction In the United States, there are three major credit bureaus — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — that are competing against each other to capture, update, and store the credit histories of most …

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‘Out of sight, out of mind’ can be a dangerous boiler strategy

Even though a modern boiler may be small, it still requires regular inspection and maintenance. Boilers are more compact and efficient than ever before. Homes, commercial buildings and industrial occupancies that once required large heating boilers can now be heated using smaller and smaller boilers. There is almost no downside to constructing boilers to be …

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