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Rising cost of living in northeast Wisconsin has many working families treading water 

Shannon Pikka loves the work-life balance of her job in construction. She left an office job in insurance and now enjoys being up early and working with her hands as part of a drywall finishing crew. The single mother’s workday ends around 3 p.m. — just in time to greet her two children from school. […]

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Mortgage rates are stabilizing but that may not be enough to help house hunters

by Casey Quinlan, Wisconsin ExaminerApril 7, 2023 Home prices are cooling off and mortgage rates fell last week, but the fallout from recent bank closures could continue to make it hard for some Americans to buy homes, economists say.  Mortgage rates fell to 6.32% for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage, Freddie Mac data released March […]

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What are savings bonds, and are they right for you? 3 main factors to help you decide

You must consume information from various resources when looking at the most effective way to turn your savings into a passive income. You want to ensure you are making the right decision for yourself and your wealth. The internet allows you to consider information from all manner of sources and find out which savings bond […]

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Fresh start, fresh cabinet colors: 6 must-know things before diving in

The beginning of the year is always an exciting time for a fresh coat of paint on cabinets. January brings new opportunities, new goals and endless possibilities. No matter what goals you have in mind for this year, creating a home environment that empowers you to reach them is key. Story sponsored by 360 Painting […]

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5 Expert-Recommended Strategies for Reducing and Paying Off Debt

Debt can be a significant source of stress and financial insecurity for many people, but some strategies can help you get your debt under control and ultimately pay it off. Reducing your debt can be challenging, but with the right strategies and a bit of discipline, it’s possible to make progress toward paying off your […]

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Kitchen flooring trends 2023

Kitchen flooring trends can change throughout the seasons. However, there are some that remain popular year-round. If you’re looking to update your kitchen floor, it’s worth paying attention to current trends. Here, top flooring retailer, Stories Flooring, reveals some of the key kitchen flooring trends to follow in 2023 and beyond. Engineered wood  Stories Flooring […]

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Anne Yust, Gold Key Realty Group

Anne Yust is a realtor with experience spanning 20 years. Working with Gold Key Realty Group allows her to serve the tri-county area with precision, expertise, and the perfect amount of spunk. Click the buttons below to view her website and Facebook page. Follow the #spunkyagent for all of your real estate needs. Satisfied customers […]

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Keland House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for sale in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT — For the first time in history, the Keland House, 1425 Valley View Drive in Mount Pleasant, is for sale. The home was designed by architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, in 1954. Its former resident was Karen Johnson Boyd, the daughter of Herbert Fisk Johnson Jr., of SC Johnson. This 4,978-square-foot Usonian model home […]

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Educators Credit Union

Educators Credit Union has been making a difference in Wisconsin since 1937. Members come first at Educators. From basic savings and checking accounts to loans and financial education, Educators has everything you need for your banking needs. Educators Credit Union Hours of operation (may vary by branch): Monday – Friday. . .8:30 a.m. – 5 […]

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