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The Cheapest Places to Buy a Condo in Florida Right Now (Under $200K in a Buyer’s Market)

Are you thinking of buying a condo in Florida? If so, it’s important to be strategic about where you search for the best condo deals. You need an advantage as a buyer to get the best deals. That’s why, targeting housing markets that are in a buyer’s market is key. I’ve analyzed the most recent

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The Virgin Voyages Summer Season Pass You Need to Know About (Work Remotely on a Cruise)

This summer, why not shake things up and combine a cruise vacation with working remotely? With the Virgin Voyages summer season pass, you can do just that. Following the success of their European Summer Season Pass launch, Virgin Voyages has extended their “work from cruise” option to sailings departing from Miami. Imagine working from the

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22 Stunning Kitchen Backsplash Ideas for Your White Kitchen

Are you looking for kitchen backsplash ideas for your white kitchen? Check out these stunning kitchen backsplash ideas that will give your home a classic and timeless look. Let these kitchen backsplash designs inspire your next home renovation. Kitchen Backsplash Ideas Herringbone The timeless beauty of the white herringbone backsplash will bring an elegant and

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The 10 Worst Neighborhoods to Buy a House In (You Will Regret It)

Are you thinking of buying a house? Picking the right neighborhood is important. Buying a home in the wrong neighborhood can negatively impact your home’s resale value. That’s why it’s important to do your research and scope out the neighborhood so you don’t make a major real estate mistake that you will regret. Below, we

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3 Sneaky Ways AI Voice Cloning are Used to Trick People (Don’t Fall for It)

As AI technology continues to advance, scammers are becoming more sophisticated in their methods of deception. One such tactic is voice cloning, which they use to trick people. To protect yourself from falling prey to these scams, you should stay informed about the latest tactics scammers use. How Voice Cloning Scam Works Grandparent Scam Con

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10 Worst Cruise Packing Mistakes Families Make When Cruising with Kids

Planning a cruise with kids? Packing for a cruise is challenging when you’re also packing for kids. It’s easy to forget things and make packing mistakes that can ruin your family vacation. Below are some of the worst packing mistakes to avoid when cruising with kids. Worst Cruise Packing Mistakes for Families with Kids 1.

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9 Mistakes Families Make on a Multigenerational Cruise Vacation

Are you planning a multigenerational cruise? If so, you need to read this so you don’t make these common mistakes that can ruin your cruise vacation. Cruises are a very popular multigenerational vacation. According to a cruise industry report, a third of cruise travelers sail with at least 2 generations, and 28% of cruise travelers

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12 Extravagant Butler’s Pantry Only Found in Multi-Million Dollar Homes

If you’re someone who loves to host guests, then a Butler’s Pantry is an essential feature to have in your luxury home. These butler pantries serve as a bar and entertaining prep area where you can showcase your prized crystal glassware and fine liquor. Here are extravagant Butler’s Pantries that are found in multi-million dollar

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Experts Warn of 25% Chance of Major Hurricane Hitting Texas

Texas, brace yourself for one of the most intense hurricane seasons. Experts predict an unusually high number of hurricanes and storms in 2024 including five major hurricanes, category 3-5, with sustained winds of 111 miles per hour or greater. The meteorologists from Colorado State University are predicting 11 hurricanes in 2024, all of which are

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44% Chance Major Hurricane Will Hit Florida, According to Experts

Florida’s hurricane woes continue as experts predict an unusually high number of hurricanes and storms in 2024. Experts from Colorado State University are predicting 11 hurricanes in 2024, out of which five are likely to become major hurricanes, with sustained winds of 111 miles per hour or greater, falling under category 3-5. The alarming news

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Experts Predict Alarmingly High Number of Hurricanes- State by State Forecast

Florida, Texas, and Louisiana, be prepared! This year’s hurricane season is not looking good- experts predict an abnormally bad season in which every coastal state from Maine to Florida faces a much higher chance of hurricanes and storms making landfall. This is due to the incoming La Nina and warmer Atlantic, which is causing above-average

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14 Biggest Winners in the Texas Housing Market Right Now (Equity +$50K)

Many Texas housing markets are on fire right now, with home prices skyrocketing with double digit median home price growth. In fact, some of these metro areas are seeing equity gains upwards of $50,000 in just one year! I analyzed the home prices in major Texas metro areas, comparing median home prices from April 2022

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17 Biggest Winners in the New York Housing Market Right Now (Up $40K)

The real estate market in New York is currently on fire, with home prices skyrocketing in almost every metro area, except for one. Upstate New York is currently leading the pack in New York’s housing market, with homeowners raking in double digit median home price growth. I analyzed the home prices in major New York

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10 Costco Shopping Mistakes that Waste Money for Couples and Small Families

Do you sometimes feel like you’re wasting money instead of saving money when you shop at Costco? It’s an all too familiar feeling, throwing away unopened spoiled food items because you couldn’t eat them fast enough. Shopping at Costco can save you money, but you need to be strategic about what you buy there. Not

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11 Biggest Losers in the US Real Estate Market Right Now (Falling Home Price)

Nationally, home prices are going up. However, there are a few metro areas in the US where home prices are dropping. To identify these areas, we conducted an analysis of home prices in the major metro areas of the US. Our analysis compared home prices from April 2022 to March 2023 with those from April

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12 Best Healthy Foods that I Only Buy at Costco Because It’s Cheaper

If you’ve been following my previous Costco articles, you probably know that I’m not a health nut (I admit I love indulging in some Kirkland Fried Shrimp Tempura!). However, I do make an effort to maintain a healthy diet whenever possible, and I’m grateful that Costco offers a wide range of healthy food options. Below

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18 Winners in the Florida Condo Market Right Now Earning $137/day Passively

Many metro areas in Florida are experiencing a decline in condo prices due to the rise of homeowners association fees, homeowner’s insurance, and the difficulty in securing a condo mortgage. However, there are places in Florida that buck this trend and are seeing a double-digit increase in condo prices. These lucky homeowners are earning as

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7 Real Estate Scams that Can Drain Your Savings or Leave You Homeless

Whether you’re in the market to buy a home or you’re already a homeowner, you need to read this so you don’t fall for real estate scams that can drain your savings or worse, leave you homeless. Unfortunately, real estate scams are becoming increasingly common. Based on Realtor data, one in four consumers report being

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Don’t Fall for the Latest Subscription Renewal Email Scam (Netflix, SiriusXM scams)

Email scams are on the rise, so you need to stay vigilant, so you don’t fall victim to them. One of the latest scams going around is the subscription renewal scam. We’ve seen reports of subscription renewal scams for popular services such as Netflix and SiriusXM. Read to find out what this scam is all

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9 Best Costco Prepared Meals My Family Can’t Live Without-Ranked

With restaurant prices surging, Costco has truly become a lifesaver. I find myself going to Costco for prepared food instead of getting takeout. When you compare restaurant takeout prices to Costco’s prepared meal kit prices, there is a substantial savings to buy from Costco. And if I were to make these meals from scratch, it

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5 Places in the US Where Home Prices Doubled in Just 7 Years (Florida Takes the Lead)

Want to know how long it takes for home prices to double in the United States? While the national average is around 10 years, many major metro areas have witnessed an impressive surge in home prices. Some metro areas have doubled in as little as 7 years with the major Florida metros taking the lead.

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Why is Royal Caribbean Canceling Cruise Stops to Popular Private Island?

Royal Caribbean has canceled stops to its popular private island, Labadee, in Haiti. This decision was made due to the country’s major violence and instability.  Royal Caribbean’s Labadee Labadee is a beautiful resort on the northern coast of Haiti. It has stunning white sand beaches, a 2600-foot zip line over the water, and an aqua

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Everything You Need to Know About Holland America Cruise $49 Standby List

If you’re looking for last minute cruise deals, Holland America’s standby list program is worth checking out. This program allows you to book a spot on Holland America cruises for $49 per person per day. Essentially, you’ll be put on a standby list, and if there are any available cabins close to the departure date,

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17 Important Questions to Ask Before Buying a House So You Don’t Regret It Later On

Are you buying a house? Before you do, it’s important to do your homework to make sure that you’re buying a house that you won’t regret later on. One way to do this is by asking the seller or the seller’s agent some questions to make sure you are making the right decision. Here is

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Everything You Need to Know About Getting Left Behind by Your Cruise Ship (Free Emergency Printables)

Missing your ship is a nightmare cruise vacation scenario! We’ve all seen it on social media or read about it in the news- passengers have been stranded on a remote African island or missed their ship by just 20 minutes. But have you ever wondered what actually happens when you ship leaves you behind? Here’s

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7 Cruise Mistakes That Will Leave You Stranded at the Cruise Port

Getting left behind by your cruise ship is a nightmare scenario that nobody wants to experience. Recently, some Norwegian cruise passengers, including elderly and a pregnant woman, were left stranded on an African island off Nigeria with no medication or money. They had to chase after the cruise ship by traveling through seven countries, just

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9 Cruise Main Dining Room Mistakes You’ll Regret Making

Are you going on a cruise? One of the best parts of cruising is the luxurious dining experience in the main dining room—fancy white tablecloths, bread baskets, attentive servers, and amazing food. However, many cruisers make common mistakes that can spoil their dining experience and, in turn, their cruise experience.  Cruise Main Dining Room Mistakes

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17 Things to Do ASAP to Prepare Your Home for Spring (Free Home Maintenance Checklist)

Spring has finally arrived, and it’s time to start preparing your home for the new season. To make it easier for you, we’ve put together a free checklist that you can download and use right away. It includes all the essential tasks that you need to do to get your home in shape for the

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I’ve Been on Over 25 Cruises, Here is How Much Extra Gratuity I Give to the Cruise Staff

If you’re planning to go on a cruise, you may be wondering if you need to have extra cash on hand to tip the cruise staff. Personally, even with the automatic gratuity that cruise lines add to my bill, I tend to leave extra tips for the crew. In case you’re wondering how much I

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21 Stunning White Kitchen Ideas that Will Make Your Home Look Expensive

Are you renovating your home and looking for white kitchen ideas? When it comes to home renovations, a white kitchen is a timeless choice as it is universally appreciated and is unlikely to go out of style. Below are white kitchen design ideas that will make your home look expensive. 1. Classic White Kitchen with

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You Won’t Believe How Much I Got Compensated When My Flight Got Cancelled in the EU

Flight cancelations and strikes in Europe are more common than you might think. If you’ve ever experienced a delay or cancelation in the EU, you may be curious about what kind of compensation you could receive. Fortunately, the EU has a generous flight compensation policy. When my flight from Paris to New York was delayed

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10 Best Trader Joe’s Snacks that I’m Addicted To (Free Meal Planner Printable)

If you’re a fan of Trader Joe’s, you know that they have a wide variety of snacks, from savory to sweet, there is something for everyone. As a self-proclaimed snack addict, I have a few favorites that I simply can’t resist. Whether I’m looking for a quick pick-me-up or something to satisfy my sweet tooth,

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15 Best Trader Joe’s Food that I Can’t Live Without (Free Meal Planner Printable)

Wondering what to buy at your next Trader Joe’s shopping trip? Trader Joe’s is famous for its prepared foods and low prices. Below you will find the best Trader Joe’s food products that my family loves. I’m also sharing my weekly meal planner and grocery list as a free printable below.  Best Trader Joe’s Food

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