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How to Winterize Your Motorcycle: A 14-Step Guide

Oct 26, 2017

Cooler temperatures may put a frown on your face. As a rider, you can start to see the motorcycling season winding down. Generally, though, for a majority of riders the riding season ends in late October or early November. Right now is a perfect time to think about winterizing your motorcycle. If it’s your first time storing your motorcycle for winter hibernation, here are some helpful tips to guide you […]

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Ready to Ride? Inspect Your Motorcycle First

May 4, 2017

Even though it was pretty cold here in Michigan a few weeks ago, I took my motorcycle out for my first quick ride since the winter. Sure, it was cooler then I had hoped, but my 10-minute ride down the road sure felt good. It also reminded me I have a few loose ends to tie […]

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Understanding Mortgage Loans: Pre-Approval and Amortization

Jul 7, 2015

So, you’re ready to take a leap of faith and buy a home. This type of life change can be as stressful as it is exciting, but if you know what to expect financially, you can budget and search for your dream home accordingly. Before you start your search, take a thorough look at your finances […]

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8 Quick and Easy Green Home Upgrades

Aug 26, 2014

Looking for some easy green upgrades you can do quickly at home to save some cold, hard cash? Green upgrades are a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and improve the resale value on your home. Here are eight ideas for quick eco-friendly upgrades: Swap Out Old Incandescent Bulbs Swapping out old incandescent bulbs […]

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10 Spring Cleaning Tips to Make Your Life Easier

Mar 14, 2014

Despite the chill that still lingers in the air, spring is here. Whenever I hear the word spring I almost always associate it with cleaning. And as much as I really despise cleaning, dusting off the dirt and polishing things up puts a smile on my face. For many, it means it’s time for a […]

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Gifts and Stocking Stuffers that Put Safety First

Dec 9, 2013

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Unfortunately, it’s also a time when you might need to be extra careful because of snow, heating units, holiday lights and more. This season, when shopping for your loved ones, consider gifts and stocking stuffers that put safety first. The following ideas can help you get started on […]

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How to Get the Best ROI for Your Landscaping Projects

Aug 14, 2013

Most of us know that a key element of selling a home is curb appeal, and a huge part of that is landscaping. It’s the first impression potential buyers get of your home. Properly planned landscaping makes your home stand out from the others on the block and can also give you a pretty decent […]

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Minimize Your Gas Bill with 5 Toasty Alternatives

Nov 5, 2012

My almost-2-year-old son is a fabulous singer. His new favorite song is the Christmas classic “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” He likes to belt it out whenever we’re walking out to the car because it’s winter in Michigan and, baby, it IS cold outside. The other problem with Michigan winter is that it’s pretty darn cold […]

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The “Am I Ready to Buy a House” Checklist

Oct 9, 2012

If you’re considering buying your first home, you probably have a list of “must-have” features. It might be as simple as three bedrooms, two baths. Or maybe your checklist includes a breakfast nook, stained glass windows, a home theater and a claw-footed bathtub. Regardless, you’ve put a lot of thought into what you want out […]

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