Category "Living"

At ForTheBestRate.com, we looking for ways to help our readers live well without spending a fortune. We’ve put together a series of posts exploring great places to live, work, and play while not selling off your grandpa’s baseball card collection. Have any ideas you’d like to share? Feel free to add your two cents.

Living

Hot Vacation Home Markets

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The vacation home market is red hot again, and we have the rebounding economy and aging baby boomers mostly to thank for it. According to a recent survey by the...

Living

Interesting Info from the Houzz Renovations Survey…

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Ready…set…renovate! If you’ve been contemplating doing some redecorating or want to make some major changes to improve or update your home, discover how and what your fellow homeowners are doing across through...

Living

How Americans Pay for Their Wedding

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In this era of high technology and social media, it’s no wonder that weddings have morphed into extravagant fêtes that cost a small fortune. With everyone sharing ideas and comparing...

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Chemical Free Ways to Control Pests

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As any homeowner can tell you, maintaining one’s property is an ongoing responsibility. Most folks realize that a home comes with a laundry list of tasks such as cleaning, painting,...

Living

3 Unique American Food Towns

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3. Traverse City, Michigan Livability.com hails this Midwestern town as the number one place for “foodies to flex their tastebuds.” Known as the Cherry Capital of the World, this resort...

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10 Cheap, Quick, and Easy Kitchen Makeovers

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If home is where the heart is, then the kitchen is where you’re most likely to find it! Since kitchens serve as the hub of activity for many households, they...

Living

Considering becoming a mystery shopper? Read this first.

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Have you heard of “mystery shopping?” It’s a service where companies hire qualified people to “shop” at a designated place and report back about their experience. Here’s how the Mystery...

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Free Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

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Moms are special, and they deserve a special day. Unfortunately, your wallet is empty and the special Mom in your life needs a special gift. You need to come up...

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A Few Free Ways to Enjoy Spring

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With the weather getting warmer and the days getting longer, you might be feeling that urge to get out of the house and play! Even grown ups want to be...

Living

3 Cities to Consider Starting a Second Career

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# 3. Ames, Iowa Ames is a great place to expand your professional life. Home to a major university, medical center and diverse business economy, Ames could be just the...

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Low Cost Entertaining Ideas

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Looking for a way to entertain friends or family that won’t break the bank? Here are some simple solutions to throwing a great bash without spending too much cash! 1....