3 Home Warranty Tips That Will Make You More Informed

  • October 25, 2017

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Hey Run The Money fans, this post is sponsored by Alon over at Review Home Warranties.  I'm sure you will find it informational and valuable for your next home purchase.

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Buying a home is likely the largest purchase any of us will ever make. When my wife and I were in the real estate game, we did our best to educate our buyers of all the benefits involved in the transaction.  One of those benefits is when the seller includes a home warranty to help cover repair and maintenance costs.

That’s what I want to talk to you about today. Below you will find the basics involved in what home warranties can do for you as a homeowner.  Also, you will understand why even if the seller of your next home doesn’t include one, it might be in your best interest to purchase one for yourself anyway.Read more

Finding the Right Phone Contract for You

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Hey Run The Money fans, today's sponsored post comes to us from Kim Dawkins.  Enjoy!

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Finding the right phone contract can be a minefield these days, but there are certain things to look out for and some tricks that will get you the best deal available, sometimes even better!

The Phone:

The first thing you need to decide is which phone you'd actually like to use. You will know right away if you prefer Android or iOS, this will partially dictate your hardware choice. If you have been using either for a significant amount of time changing now can be daunting.

Visit a shop; I know it's 2017 and we mostly shop online now but go to your local high street or mall and visit the phone shops. You will be able to try the handsets and get a feel for what suits you best. Sometimes in hand comfort can win out over the OS or battery life.

Whilst in the shop they will be trying to sell you the phone, you don't want to purchase it just yet but take a mental note of the offers coming your way as you will need them later.

Outwith Samsung, Android phones will be cheaper to purchase outright. One thing to remember however is that Samsung and Apple hardware will hold it's value better than other brands, assuming you keep it in good condition.Read more

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  • October 12, 2017

5 Kids Halloween Costumes That Will Make You LOL

5 Kids Halloween Costumes That Will Make You LOL

Trick or treat? I can't believe Halloween is almost here. It's always one of our favorite holidays and it's so much fun now with kids. Here are some kids Halloween costumes that will make you LOL. I know I did!

There are some great options here for boys, girls, or the entire family. Plenty of costumes to choose from that will fit any budget.

Oh, hey, don't forget the Halloween candy either! Unless, you already bought it in September and ate it all like we did.

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5 Halloween Treat Ideas That Will Make You Scarily Popular

5 Halloween Treat Ideas That Will Make You Scarily Popular

Everyone loves a good Halloween treat, right? I mean forget the tricks. Just give me the treats! With that in mind, here are some deliciously spooky Halloween treat ideas that everyone will be dying to have!

Cue scary laughter in 3, 2, 1 ...

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5 Of the Best Fall Decorations That Will Make Your Neighbors Jealous

  • October 8, 2017

5 Of the Best Fall Decorations That Will Make Your Neighbors Jealous

Don't you just love fall? The changing leaves. The chilly weather. The beautiful landscape. And, yes, the time to have a great time being creative with your interior and exterior decor. Here are a few frugal ideas for your fall decorations that will make your neighbors jealous.

Let us know what you think and how many people ask where you got the idea!

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5 Ketogenic Diet Recipes That Will Make You Happy and Healthy

5 Ketogenic Diet Recipes That Will Make You Happy and Healthy

The Ketogenic Diet has everybody talking this year and I'm sure you've heard of it by now. But, with all the talk comes a lot of white noise. It's easy to get lost in it all. That's why I put together a list of the best Ketogenic Diet recipes right here.

After all, aren't we all busy enough? It's easier to just have a simple healthy plan outlined for you than to have to search for it yourself. I hope you find these Ketogenic Diet recipes useful. And, if you do lose weight as a result of trying these, please send us some before and after shots! Heck, send your meal photos as well. I'd be delighted to post them all to our social media accounts.

Here we go. Enjoy!Read more

5 Best Running Tips You Need To Know Now

Have you ever wanted a mentor or coach to just lay it all out for you? You know, just tell you what you need to hear and not what you want to hear. Well, for you runners, I have training tips from a USATF coach and race director who will do just that.

Allow me to introduce Coach Lowell Ladd, a USA Track & Field certified coach and race director for the Gettysburg North-South Marathon and the Gettysburg Blue-Gray 1/2 Marathon in Gettysburg, PA.

Lowell is a full-time online coach through his company, 2L Coaching Services, and his philosophy centers on helping "people find/set goals and work towards those goals so that they have some purpose in this sport."  He "has worked with hundreds of athletes all over the world of varying ability levels as an online coach, including multiple All-Americans and one NCAA national champion."

Lowell's accolades don't end with his coaching either. He's an NCAA All-American himself, finished in the top 10 among Americans in the Boston Marathon in 2002 and 2003, and won the 2008 and 2010 Harrisburg Marathons (along with a few others). Clearly, Lowell walks his talk (or runs it?).

Now, with that introduction out of the way, let's get to Coach Lowell's tips. That's why you're really here.

Oh, and if you're in the Gettysburg, PA area, make sure to sign up for the Blue Gray half. I'm doing it again this year because it's such an awesome event and very well-organized.

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6 Incredibly Useful Productivity Hacks to Start Today

Incredibly Useful Productivity Hacks To Start

Do you kick yourself at the end of the day for not getting certain things done? How would your life change if you were able to get more done in your day? Are you a constant procrastinator? If you're answering "Yes", please check out these incredibly useful productivity hacks to start making changes in your routine.

We've all been there. It's tough juggling work, family time, house work, and everything that pops up in between. But, unfortunately, that's life as they say.

If you want to be more successful in this whole adulting thing, you need to get a hold of your most precious commodity: your time. To become a master of your time, you must find ways to use your time more productively.

Fortunately, we've compiled a list of incredibly useful productivity hacks to start immediately. So, let's get to it!Read more

6 Fitness Exercises You Need To Tighten Your Core

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Want to lose fat around your midsection and lose that muffin top? You're in luck because I have exercises to tighten your core in 20 minutes per day right here.

Hey, if you want to change, you have to commit to it. Right?

Pick one of these exercise routines and just work your butt off. Instead of making excuses, make a plan!

We want to see your before and after selfies! Now, let's start sweating!Read more

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