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How to teach your kids about finance (Ages 5-12)

teach your kids about finance

How to teach your kids about finance – Between the ages of 5 and 6 kids can really start to understand the value of money, where it comes from and that you have to be careful with it. Some games, apps and books can introduce financial literacy to younger kids in a fun and memorable way. Take a look at …

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2018 Mortgage Affordability Table Canada

2018 Mortgage Affordability Table Canada

If you’re a Canadian looking to buy a new home in 2018 you’ll want to make sure you’re familiar with the new mortgage rules. Learn more about your buying power by viewing our mortgage affordability table via yeghousesearch.ca

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How to protect and defend your house – Home Alone style

How to protect and defend your house - Home Alone style

When did home security have to be boring? Do you daydream about setting up traps in your house to stave off intruders but don’t know where to start? Begin here with Berkeley Build’s infographic on how to protect your house, Home Alone style! They have mapped out each ingenious trap on the real Home Alone house and fans of the film can …

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New Years Resolutions: How does the nation fair

New Years Resolutions

It’s a good time for many of us to start afresh and think about what we would like to achieve in the new year. Unfortunately, the very idea of making a New Year’s Resolution could bring back depressing memories, as many of us struggle to meet aims that we set for ourselves. via low.ie

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The Cost of Property Around the World

Cost of Property Around the World

We all know that London is a hot property market but have you ever wondered what else can you buy, with the same amount, in different parts of the world? Well, we did. And we started comparing a bedroom flat in East Dulwich, London, with beautiful mansions from Spain, France and many other countries. Check out the infographic below for …

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How Optimism Can Improve Your Life And Your Health

Optimism Can Improve Your Life And Your Health

Are you a glass half-empty person? Recent studies show how optimism can improve your life and your health. Positive thinking can help relieve stress and can even improve your health and well-being. According to the latest research optimism protects the heart and circulation and can have similar benefits for overall health. Health benefits of positive thinking The Mayo Clinic mentions that …

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6 Green Cleaning Recipes You Can Make at Home

Green Cleaning Recipes

Natural cleaners and green cleaning products are a smart way to clean your house the safe, non-toxic way. I have compiled an easy and quick list of natural cleaning recipes that you can use to clean different areas of your home. via homelization.com

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The World’s Favourite Antiques

Antiques can take all shapes and sizes – from paintings to pottery, coins to cutlery. Each country has its own unique traditions and history so perhaps it’s no surprise the most popular antiques vary wildly from country to country. At Westland a large number of our clients come from overseas so we were curious to see what’s hot and what’s …

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Prepare Your Own Emergency Family Disaster Kit

Family Emergency Disaster Kit

Having a disaster kit is an important step to have your family prepared for an emergency. Learn what items you need to have and what you have to consider to build your own disaster kit and how to maintain it in the best conditions so you can face any difficult event with a plan and the essentials to keep your …

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2017 Design Trends

2017 Design Trends

Did you know that your house can be a reflection of your personality? The design, choice of colors and furniture may speak something about the owner. And this is the reason why there are so many home designs nowadays, it never stop. If you want to renovate your home, here are some trendy ideas you can try, in an infographic …

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Tips to Childproof your Home

Childproof your Home

Your children’s safety is a priority. So keep them safe at home. Inspect every corner of your house for any potential danger. Consider childproofing your home. To help you, here’s an infographic presented by eMoov. via emoov.co.uk

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How Often Should You Replace Your Roof

This infographic by Dangelo & Sons roofing company provides critical information on how often a homeowner should replace a roof. It outlines the different roofing materials commonly used, their average lifespan and how weather factors also impact a roof’s lifespan. via dangeloandsons.com

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Wedding Roles and Responsibilities: Who Does What?

Wedding Roles and Responsibilities

Who knew that planning a wedding would be so complicated. Who will help the bride choose her wedding dress? Who will plan the bachelor party? Who does what at the wedding? Take a look at this guide to wedding roles & responsibilities put together by the folks at weddingforward.com.

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How To Raise A Child, While Disciplining Less

How To Raise A Child

Sometimes surfing the web I come across an infographic that I have to share and this one about parenting I just had to share with you immediately. This infographic has been put together by Carol Tuttle, author of The Child Whisperer.  In my opinion every parent appreciate some tips on parenting from time to time, I know I do 🙂 In …

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4 Things To Check BEFORE You Call The AC Repair Guy!

AC Guy

Did your air conditioner stop working? There are a few simple things you can and should check that may be keeping your AC system from coming on. Why pay the AC guy to come out and do something as simple as changing batteries or flipping on a hidden light switch? We see these issues time and time again out in …

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Tips To Prevent Termite Infestation In Your Home

Prevent Termite Infestation

Termites are the most obnoxious pests affecting commercial properties and residential homes at a rapid rate in Melbourne. One-third of Australian builds are affected by termite infestation. To eradicate this problem, professional termite treatment is the only solution. At your end, there are certain steps you can take: Repair any breakage and leakage at home – roof tiles, walls cracks …

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How NASA Has Improved Your Home & Lifestyle

NASA changed our lifestyle

Nowadays, buying a brand new, super comfortable memory foam mattress isn’t really that extraordinary, but have you ever wondered where this cloud like material came from? Or what about that funky cordless vacuum cleaner that helps you clean the stairs without fuss? You may be surprised to learn that a large number of everyday household items which are often taken …

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When Security Fails To Protect

When Security Fails To Protect

Businesses have an obligation to protect people on their property. Some businesses employ security personnel to make sure patrons are safe. Learn what your options are if you or someone you love is the unfortunate victim of negligent security. via wnwlaw.com

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Home Sizes in the US: Expectations vs Reality

Home Sizes in the US

Point2 Homes surveyed over 29,000 people across 9 different target countries (U.S., Canada, the U.K., France, Germany, Spain, Mexico, Brazil and Australia) on their housing realities and what they consider to be a good-size home. These are the results! via point2homes.com

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20 Rainy Day Activities For Kids

Just because it’s raining outdoors it doesn’t mean that the fun stops indoors. There are lots of ways to keep the kids entertained; without breaking the bank. From forts made from furniture and blankets to slides made from cardboard boxes, we have some great ideas to fire your kids’ imaginations and keep boredom at bay. Even a few crayons and …

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How to Pick a Truly Modern Apartment Community

modern appartments

If you want to live in a modern apartment community but are overwhelmed by all of the options, be sure to check out this helpful guide! Our experts explain what to look for when viewing interior features, outdoor features, community amenities, and technology. via varelawestshore.com

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How to Make an Apartment Feel Like Home

How to Make an Apartment Feel Like Home

Moving into an empty apartment can at times be depressing and even overwhelming. Check out this list of the top things you can do to make your new apartment home more ‘homey’. From hanging pictures, to getting some decorative plants, we got you covered! via pointonscott.com

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