Featured Articles From the Newsletter This Week

Scott’s Thoughts: The Lives of Others

“How can we imagine what our lives should be without the illumination ...

Browse Fast & Be Private with Firefox Focus

If internet speeds keep getting faster, why do so many websites seem ...

Great Read Roundup: McMansions, Design Tips, & Conversation Pits

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in ...

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3 Power Conservation Tips for Your Clients

When the A/C is running non-stop in the summer months, the power bill can really cook the monthly budget. Here are a few simple tips to help your clients reduce their power bills year round: 1. Swap out old bulbs for LEDs. The new generation of LED lighting has gotten seriously good and a single bulb [...]

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The Closing Word: Truculent

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it. This week’s closing word: truculent Pronounced: (TRUCK-you-lent) Adjective: defiantly aggressive From Vocabulary.com: “This word has no connection to truck, but the similar sound is still [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: On Discernment

“Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.” -Virgil Thomson American composer and critic Discernment, according to Wikipedia, is defined as “the ability to obtain sharp perceptions [...]

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Garage Safety Tips to Help Secure Your Home

Your garage is literally the gateway to the world. And in the world, there are plenty of thieves who see your garage as an easy entrance for pillaging your personal possessions. Garage security may seem straightforward, but there are a surprising number of ways they can be exploited. We recently came across a handy guide from [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Facing Fears, Procrastination, & Privacy Control

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. 8 Lessons for Entrepreneurs from Best-Selling Author and Therapist Phil Stutz (7 minute read) Why it matters: Phil Stutz [...]

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Upgrade Your Note Taking with Notability

With the advent of the iPad Pro and improvement of the Apple Pencil, treating a tablet like, well, a real notebook is finally a reality. Whereas a standard yellow legal pad will still fit the bill, there’s something extremely appealing about the cloud-enabled bells and whistles approach to capturing and storing your thoughts. But note [...]

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The Closing Word: Succor

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it. This week’s closing word: succor Pronounced: (SUCK-er) Noun: assistance in time of difficulty Verb: help in a difficult situation From Vocabulary.com: “In archaic times, succor [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Summit of Summer

“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You [...]

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Essential Fireworks Safety Tips

Independence Day is here, and all summer long, people enjoy amazing displays of fireworks. From the spectacular hometown shows to the simple backyard celebration, pyrotechnics are an essential part of the party. But according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, an average of 240 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Salvage, Summer Flair, & Vacation Smarts

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Haylofts to Hardwoods: How One Family Salvaged a Historic Barn By Hand (9 minute read) Why it matters: There’s [...]

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