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  • The Cost of Living in Nashville, TN

    The Cost of Living in Nashville, TN

    Known to most as the nation’s capital of country music and home to the Tennessee Whiskey Trail, you’ll be pleased to hear that Nashville has a lot more than drinking and guitars to offer its...

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  • How to Move Your Home Gym Equipment

    How to Move Your Home Gym Equipment

    When you’re dedicated to fitness and wellbeing, it’s helpful to be able to squeeze in a workout in the comfort of your own home. Weight machines, treadmills, elliptical machines – these days you...

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  • How to Share a Home Office Space with Your Spouse

    How to Share a Home Office Space with Your Spouse

    Working from home is a luxury that many are utilizing these days. It has incredible benefits: zero commute time, the ease of eating meals at home, and only have to get dressed from the waist up....

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  • Unique Things to Do in Nashville, TN

    Unique Things to Do in Nashville, TN

    The Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and a whole assortment of spots to get some of Nashville’s famous hot chicken, we know you’ll never be at a loss for things to do in Nashville....

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  • Family-Friendly Things To Do in Houston

    Family-Friendly Things To Do in Houston

    You might notice a plethora of bumper stickers around Houston, TX, that say: “I may not have been born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could”. In fact, you might be sporting one on your own...

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  • How to Reduce Home Water Use

    How to Reduce Home Water Use

    Although most Western countries are fortunate that we can turn on a tap and clean, drinkable water comes out, there is a growing awareness that we need to conserve this valuable resource. Severe...

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  • 2018 Unpakt Scholarship Winners Announced!

    2018 Unpakt Scholarship Winners Announced!

    Unpakt proudly announces the winners of the second annual Unpakt College Scholarship Contest! From a pool of over 400 submissions, submitted by college students across the U.S. throughout 2018,...

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  • The Cost of Living in San Antonio, TX

    The Cost of Living in San Antonio, TX

    Johnny Cash isn’t the only one who remembers The Alamo – San Antonio, Texas, locals remember it proudly. If you’re considering moving to San Antonio, Texas, you will want to brush up on your...

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  • Create a HouseHold Budget – Step by Step

    Create a HouseHold Budget – Step by Step

    It’s inevitable: as your family grows, so do your expenses. More groceries, school supplies, extracurricular activities for the kids, and family trips can add up to a significant chunk of change....

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  • The Pros and Cons of Tiny Homes

    The Pros and Cons of Tiny Homes

    It seems like everyone is building tiny homes these days – just have a look at Tiny House Nation, or any number of tiny house documentaries. They are being touted as eco-friendly, minimalist,...

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  • The Millennial’s Guide To Philadelphia

    The Millennial’s Guide To Philadelphia

    If you’ve spent a casual Saturday afternoon roaming about the city of Philadelphia, you won’t be surprised to hear that between 2006-2012 the population of 25 to 34 year olds increased by 100,000,...

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  • The Best Crossfit Gyms In Washington DC

    The Best Crossfit Gyms In Washington DC

    When moving to a new city means leaving your CrossFit community behind, the heart pangs can be intense. Where are you going to get your WOD (Workout of the Day) in your new area? We’ve got you...

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  • To Eat Out or to Uber Eats

    To Eat Out or to Uber Eats

    How much time have you spent debating whether to eat out or order in? If you’re new to the city or neighborhood, probably a significant amount. If you’re merely stricken by indecision, good luck....

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  • Top 10 Yoga Studios to Check Out in Boston

    Top 10 Yoga Studios to Check Out in Boston

    With so many yoga studios in the Boston Metro area, how is a practitioner to choose? Whether you’re new to the area and trying to find your new home studio or you’re looking to try something new,...

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  • How and Where to Dine on a Budget in Atlanta

    How and Where to Dine on a Budget in Atlanta

    It’s true: Atlanta is a hot destination right now. With an incredible music scene, a significant number of Fortune 100, 500, and 1000 companies headquartered there, and more than a handful of...

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  • How to Write The Best CV for Your First Dream Job

    How to Write The Best CV for Your First Dream Job

    Writing your first CV can feel beyond daunting. Yes, there are examples on the internet. Yes, you learned the basic structure and got some templates from the career center. Yes, you have...

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  • The Cost of Living in Reno, NV

    The Cost of Living in Reno, NV

    Although the reputation of Reno, Nevada, is quite entangled with its role as the gambling and entertainment hub of the desert, it also has a whole lot more to offer its residents year round. The...

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  • 7 Tips for Pest Proofing Your Home Before Move-In

    7 Tips for Pest Proofing Your Home Before Move-In

    Mice, termites, and other creepy-crawlies have no place in your new home, so it’s best to take steps to pest-proof your house before you move in. Whether it’s closing off their entry points or...

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  • The Cost of Living in New Orleans, LA

    The Cost of Living in New Orleans, LA

    New Orleans, Louisiana: the home of Mardi Gras, Cajun culture, festival culture, and balmy, warm weather all the time. Whether you’re moving to escape the cold or to become part of the year-found...

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Preparing Your Home to Show

    The Ultimate Guide to Preparing Your Home to Show

    Preparing your home to show to potential buyers can feel stressful. You want it to look lived in but not too lived in, and then there’s the daily stress of not knowing when the realtor is going to...

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