Protecting Yourself from Fake Check Scams

In a world that’s becoming increasingly more technological it seems like the old way of living is slowly fading away. Unfortunately, one thing that’s not going away anytime soon is the desire for evil people to try and steal your hard earned money. So to make sure you are protected; below we are highlighting common…

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Cable and Satellite Alternatives-Should You Cut the Cord?

Have you ever sat at home irritated because there was nothing on television! We’ve all been there! You know, that special type of frustration when you are flicking through channels wondering What the heck am I paying for? With this in mind we must ask the question: is paying for cable or satellite services even…

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12 Things to Never Say When Buying a Car

Buying a car should be an exciting experience. So why do so many people dread the idea of car shopping? Two words: Pushy Salespeople. Ugh, salespeople are the worst! Well…that’s not fair but car salespeople do have a notorious reputation for taking advantage of unsuspecting individuals turning purchasing a car from an exciting experience into…

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United Way

File Taxes for Free with United Way VITA Program

By now you may have received your important tax documents and are eagerly looking forward to filing your taxes-BUT WAIT!! Our friends at United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) want to save you some money by helping you file your taxes for FREE! Hold up, we know what you’re thinking: Yeah, yeah, every tax service…

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New Year Resolutions

6 New Year Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Ugh, it’s that dreadful time of year of again-New Year. Don’t get me wrong I love the idea of starting the year off fresh with a clean slate #NewYearNewMe but it gets annoying hearing people talk about the same old resolutions every…single…year. With that being said here are 6 New Year Resolutions that you can…

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DTE Energy Assistance Programs

DTE Energy Payment Assistance Programs List

“Oh the weather outside is freightful, and your bills are no longer delightful, There’s a few things you should know, How to stay warm from the cold from the cold” Okay, so we may not be the best songwriters in the world but it is about that time when we must adjust for the frigid…

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Understanding Basic Renters Insurance Coverage Options

After talking to multiple office staff, taking dozens of tours, and filling out countless applications you finally found it: THE PERFECT RENTAL HOME!!! Congratulations! However, before you kick your feet up here’s a question you may want to ponder. Should I get renter’s insurance? WHAT IS RENTER’S INSURANCE? As the name implies renter’s insurance provides…

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