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

Tips for Preventing House Fires

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The devastation caused by many fires is preventable. According to the US Fire Administration, 18,000 Americans are injured and 3,500 die each year in fire related accidents. Although some fires...

Living

Spring Cleaning Guide

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It’s that time of year again. Temperatures are creeping up, birds are starting to make themselves heard, snow is disappearing, trees are budding, and people are getting outside more and...

Living

Maximize Your Bathroom’s Potential

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Thanks to Helen Davies from Better Bathrooms for this contribution! Whether you are trying sell or rent your investment property it is important that every room is appealing to prospective buyers...

Living

Remodel or Relocate? Pros and Cons

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Despite it being your domicile for several years, you’re staring to think your home isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Perhaps you’re tired of the outdated bathroom, frustrated by...

Household Savings

Cheap Valentines Day Ideas

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Whether you’re celebrating a new romance or a long time love, are elbow deep in doilies and glitter with the kids, or are getting together with the girls or the...

Living

Child Safety Points Before You Rent a Property

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If you are renting, what do you need to take into consideration regarding the safety of your kids?  Here is a list of things you should check out: Swimming pools...

Entertainment

Save on Holiday Entertaining

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We are heading into one of the most enjoyable times of the year – the holiday season. This means fun with family and friends and time honored traditions, but the...

Household Savings

5 Free Home Improvement Projects

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Mention the word “project” around our house and you’ll likely get raised eyebrows and the old “honey, we can’t afford it” talk. If you are anxious to spruce up your...

Living

Toys and Activities for Teaching Kids about Money

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Educating kids about money enables them to manage their own funds, instills the value of saving, and helps them learn about the benefits of investing. Providing children and teens with...