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5 Tips to Your Home Improvement Sweet Spots
Home Equity, Home Improvement, Money Smarts
Your home is your castle, your refuge and—let’s face it—a place where it can be very easy to sink a big chunk of money. Which is why you’re always on the lookout for “sweet spots”:  those home improvements that add comfort, safety or a little zing of style while you’re living in your house and will boost the asking price when it’s time to sell.
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Home remodeling project
Using Your Home Equity: Loan vs Line of Credit
Home Equity, Home Improvement
Home equity loan or line of credit (HELOC) — which one’s right for you?

Thinking about making some home improvements this fall — or planning ahead so you’re first in line with your contractors next spring? Then you’re probably on the lookout for affordable financing. One option that could be a good fit: tapping into the equity of your home. 
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Red SHOES Financial Wellness Program
Wish your life had a little less clutter? Start dealing with it now!
Red Shoes, Home Improvement, Family
Sure, decluttering might seem like the craziest thing we could suggest in the middle of making the holiday magic happen, but here’s the thing: maybe it could actually bring you a little more joy this holiday season.
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Red SHOES Financial Wellness Program
RED SHOES: CAN YOU AFFORD TO TACKLE YOUR TO-DOS? TAKE THE QUIZ!
Home Improvement, Money Tips, Red Shoes
Ready to tackle your home improvement to-do list?

Find out if now’s the right time with Summit’s Three-Step Debt Analysis Quiz.
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diy project Spend Less Home Repairs
SPEND LESS ON HOME REPAIRS
Homes, Home Improvement, Worth Saving For
As long-time home owners will tell you, costly household repairs make you miss the good ol’ days of calling your landlord to come and fix things “quickly, if you can.” But since routine maintenance comes with the territory when you own your own home, we’ve listed a few tips on how you can save some cash on those (inevitable) repairs.
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