Brendan

Brendan

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Stories by Brendan

Why Houston Is a Great Place to Buy a Car

Jul 10, 2014

Houston is a car buyer’s dream, boasting hundreds of dealerships in the 10-county region, with many offering extra features and attractive interest rates due to the competition, says Steve McDowell, president of InfoNation, a Houston-based company that publishes TexAuto Facts, a provider of data on the Texas auto industry. Shoppers should start by doing research […]

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Las Vegas Monorail: Traveling the Strip in Style

Jul 10, 2014

Whether you’re a tourist or longtime resident, driving on the Las Vegas Strip can be a traffic nightmare. Instead, try the underused and two-decades-old Las Vegas Monorail, which travels the length of the Strip and offers an air-conditioned and uncrowded view of the city. Passengers can enjoy a clear view of various attractions along Las […]

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Maximize Space on Your RV

Jul 10, 2014

Owning an RV means getting out and exploring the country. It also means learning to live in tight quarters — sometimes in a space that’s a mere 12 feet long.  For many, the benefits of exploring open land outweigh the challenges posed by space constraints. The number of RVs on the road has increased in the U.S. over […]

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Landlord Toolkit: How to Use Digital Marketing to Attract the Right Tenant

Jul 08, 2014

Being a landlord comes with many benefits, especially when you have responsible tenants. It is ideal to lease to someone who consistently pays rent on-time, takes care of the property and follows the rules of the neighborhood. But, how do you find this person? While traditional advertising methods, such as placing an ad in the newspaper, […]

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Landlord Toolkit: How to Fund Your Retirement with Rental Income

Jul 08, 2014

The retirement age seems to be getting older every year, and for many, it’s not by choice. Many people dream of the day when they can leave the workplace for good and devote their time to family, a little “R & R” or their favorite hobby. In fact, according to Transamerica Center’s 15th Annual Retirement Survey, 78 percent […]

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How to Stay Sane in Atlanta’s Terrible Traffic

Jul 03, 2014

Atlanta has some of the worst traffic in the country, according to the “2012 Urban Mobility Report,” a study conducted by the Texas A&M Traffic Institute. In metropolitan areas like Atlanta, where the population is 3 million or more, the study found that commuters experienced an average of 52 hours of driving delays in 2011, […]

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Climbing a Fourteener Near Denver

Jul 03, 2014

For Colorado residents and visitors alike, few outdoor recreational opportunities can rival climbing a Fourteener as a true rite of passage. It’s real man-versus-mountain-type stuff. What’s a Fourteener? Quite simply, it’s a mountain that is at least 14,000 feet above sea level. The Centennial State has 54 of these peaks within its borders, which is […]

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Hunting Responsibly with Your ATV

Jul 01, 2014

Hunting is a serious pastime in the United States. Statistic Brain notes that 12.5 million people over the age of 16 go hunting each year, approximately 7 percent of the U.S. population actively takes part in the sport and 60 percent of U.S. wildlife areas allow in-season hunting. These days, many hunters are electing to incorporate […]

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Avoiding Identity Theft While on Vacation

Jul 01, 2014

Ah, vacation. Just the thought of hitting the road or stepping on that plane can elicit feelings of anticipation and relaxation. After all, you’re about to leave the stress of everyday life behind and embark on a journey of discovery — hopefully one overflowing with new experiences and happy memories. Unfortunately, settling into a relaxing routine, letting […]

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Choose the Right Car for You

Jul 01, 2014

In the market for a family vehicle? Whether it’s a sport-utility vehicle big enough to seat six on a summer road trip or a small electric car perfect for zipping around the city—we’ve tracked down the best tips and advice to help you choose the right type of car for you. Once you narrow down […]

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