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Home Improvement
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How Much Does Water and Fire Damage Restoration Cost?

After the fire is out, it's time to hire a fire and water damage restoration service to make your home safe to live in again. Here's a breakdown of costs.

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Finance
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What’s a Backdoor Roth IRA?

If you want to enjoy the tax advantages of a Roth IRA but don't qualify because you earn too much, you may be interested in an investment strategy known as a backdoor Roth IRA.

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Finance
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What Is a 401(k)?

As you browse your employer's benefits package, you'll often see a 401(k) plan as a retirement fund option. What is a 401(k) and how can it help you prepare for retirement?

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What Is the Standard Deduction?

Finding all the ways to save money on your taxes can be tedious and miserable. Luckily for many people, claiming the standard deduction is a simple way to save time.

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Pets
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Should I Declaw My Cat? Pros and Cons

Declawing can make your furry friend much easier to live with, but it's not without controversy. Understanding the pros and cons can help you decide if you should declaw your cat or try a less invasive alternative. 

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Legal
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What Do I Do After I Get a Traffic Ticket?

Knowing what to do after getting a traffic ticket will help minimize the consequences of your driving mishaps. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Home Improvement
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What's a Semi-Inground Pool?

Nothing beats a dip in the pool on a scorching day, and you can get the most out of your pool by choosing the best installation option for your needs. Here's what you need to know about semi-inground pools.

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Home Improvement
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How Much Does It Cost to Put in a Pool?

Putting in a pool is a major financial decision. Here, we break down the costs so you know what to expect before you dive in.

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