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Five home improvements worth a discount on your homeowners insurance

Mia Taylor •
The Simple Dollar

As a homeowner, the process of renovating, remodeling, and upgrading your property to create your own private corner of paradise can be an expensive hobby. The silver lining, however, is that some upgrades can help pay for themselves over the long run by saving you money on your home insurance bill. Granted, the renovations that

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Build retirement income with condo investing

David Leto •
50plusfinance

As people near or reach retirement, many consider how to cut expenses while maintaining their current quality of life. Some get pensions, though most rely on Social Security and retirement investments to fuel their life after the paychecks stop. One of the first considerations is housing, and condo living is quite a popular draw for

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California authority says state’s new homes must be solar powered

Lydia O'Connor •
Huffington Post
California Authority Says State's New Homes Must Be Solar Powered

Starting in 2020, nearly all new single-family homes and low-rise apartment buildings built in California must have solar power, state authorities ruled Wednesday.  The first-of-its-kind decision by the California Energy Commission puts the state on track to meet its ambitious renewable energy targets and reach its goal of turning energy-using homes into energy producers. By

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