This past year I know of quite a few people who have lost trees and would like to replace them! Well, here is your opportunity… the Urban Forestry Department has a few different replanting opportunities on the calendar that might work out in your favor! The main event is the Foster?A?Tree program where the City…

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Homeowners associations can make life in a community easier. They enforce regulations, keep the property looking its best and organize community get-togethers. But with those benefits come a price: Homeowners who belong to an HOA — some 62 million Americans, according to the Community Associations Institute — pay annual, quarterly or monthly fees for upkeep…

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Field trips, packed lunches and permission slips — school means much more than just homework. With these extra activities come all sorts of organizational challenges. Follow these eight tips from American Home Shield, Inside and Out, to keep the school year running without a hitch. Stock up on supplies. Anticipate last-minute school project needs by…

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Inflation data came in higher than expected for July which would normally push rates higher. But there is so much concern over the possibility of a ‘double-dip’ recession that no one is worried about inflation in the near future. Also, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the Eurozone is headed for default sooner rather than later.…

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This would be a fun night for all of the ladies out there!!! Check it out and if you are interested email me at myerst@kw.com by Friday and 5PM and we will add you to the class for the night of your choice next week. I am going Tuesday night and can’t wait!  

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    Today we were working on our next mailout and Jagger thought it would be funny to take a picture of his brother…with the arrow pointing at Jett “For Sale”.  Good thing he didn’t have his coat of many colors on. 😉 Jett nor Jagger are For Sale! They are keepers.      …

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The Volatility index or the ‘vix index’ is what this week was all about. Basically that is Wall Street’s measure of fear – they call it volatility. When things are calm and people know that they aren’t likely to loose money, the vix is low. When there is FEAR in the markets, the vix is…

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While all were watching the ‘debt debate’ the economic news was getting progressively gloomier. Suddenly this week the world woke up and said, “HEY!….we could have another global recession…!!!”  So, suddenly investors took their money to the safest place they know and stashed into bonds.  The stock market took a dive, the bond market took…

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