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8 ways to transform your home on a budget

Maurie Backman •
The Motley Fool
Choosing colors for painting walls at new home

Most people who own homes will agree that there’s always room for some sort of improvement. The problem, however, is that sprucing up a home costs money — something most of us don’t have in an unlimited supply. The good news is, you don’t need to spend a fortune to refresh your home and boost

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Tips for an awesome wedding on a budget

Christy Bieber •
The Motley Fool
Wedding ring with a diamond lies on a wedding bouquet of wild flowers

If you’re getting ready to tie the knot, you’re probably also getting ready to drain much of your savings — or worse, charge up your credit card. The average wedding budget for 2016 was $35,329, which is a ton of cash that could instead go toward key financial goals, like saving for a house down

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5 reasons to hire recent college grads

Maurie Backman •
The Motley Fool
Balloons. The children released a lot of balls with ropes in the sky.Red and green balloons in the blue sky in the rays of the sun.

Many college grads inevitably wind up in the same frustrating Catch-22-style situation: They need an entry-level job to gain experience, but no one wants to hire them because they lack — you guessed it — experience. And despite the fact that 90% of degree holders feel more than prepared for full-time employment, only about half

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