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5 Money Lessons I Learned from Star Wars

My 9-year-old son is obsessed with Star Wars.  He’s seen them all.  Yes, including the prequels.  And he’s seen a lot of the animated series as well.  Half the time, I don’t even know which villain he’s talking about, even though I’ve seen all the movies too.  Of course, we are looking forward to seeing “The Last Jedi” in the theater very soon.  
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3 Easy Ways To Increase The Value Of Your Connecticut Home

Are you thinking about increasing your home’s value as a summer project? Before you rent a backhoe and start digging out your in-ground pool, read our guide on how to get the most bang for your home improvement buck. Read More

Two Tips for a Worry-Free Tax Refund

It is once again Tax Refund season.  You are not alone in looking forward to it--in Connecticut, the average refund last year led the nation at $3,217.71, according to the website governing.com.

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The New Homeowner Diet

Saving money is a lot like losing weight. It’s no fun, requires sacrifices and no one at a dinner party wants to hear about your plan. For many first-time homebuyers, trying to save enough money for the down payment on a house can seem like a diet that won’t end.

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