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Cathie Ericson writes about personal finance, real estate, health, lifestyle, and business topics. When she's not writing she loves to read, hike, and run. Find her @CathieEricson.

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How to Sell Your Home (Part 1): 6 Surprising Things Ruining Your Home’s Resale Value

When trying to figure out a home’s resale value experts consider location, the health of the economy, market inventory, and a slew of other variables — good and bad. But some of the things that can negatively impact your home’s valuation at resale might surprise you.

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DIY hacks | Home and garden

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4 Iconic Movie Locations to Visit

Summer, movies, and road trips go together like, well, popcorn, soda, and candy. If you’re headed out on a road trip this summer, plan your route to visit these 4 iconic movie locations. Continue Reading 4 Iconic Movie Locations to Visit

Travel hacks | Destinations

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Is Drinking While Boating (or Biking) Legal?

You may be surprised by some of the rules for drinking safety when it comes to boating or cycling. Find out how to stay safe this summer. Continue Reading Is Drinking While Boating (or Biking) Legal?

Safe and smart | Home safety

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7 Tips for Road-Tripping With Your Dog

Taking a road trip with your dog this summer? Check out 7 tips to make the experience doggone perfect. Continue Reading 7 Tips for Road-Tripping With Your Dog

Travel hacks | Getting there

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5 Summer Party Safety Tips

Whether you’ve got a trampoline, a pool, or a backyard fire pit, make sure you brush up on these 5 summer safety tips before you have everyone over. Continue Reading 5 Summer Party Safety Tips

Safe and smart | Home safety