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Help Students Refinance Debt with Credible

Student debt can be a huge drag on first-time buyers’ ability to purchase a home. What many graduates fail to realize is that they can often save thousands over the lifetime of their loan by refinancing their student debt. Credible is a service which promises to “let you compare personalized loan offers from multiple vetted lenders, [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Real Smart Moves

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. 5 Major Mistakes That Retirees Make With Real Estate (6 minute read) Why it matters: Demographics don’t lie… you’re [...]

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Learn How to Say it Sideways

If you feel you’re at all tech-challenged when it comes to understanding concepts like “two-factor authentication,” “APIs,” or “Blockchain,” you might appreciate the Sideways Dictionary, created by The Washington Post and Jigsaw. From the website: “Sideways dictionary is like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing [...]

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I Don’t Replace It, iFixit

It seems ironic that when sustainability and recycling are such hot topics of conversation that so many of the devices we use on a day-to-day basis are more easily replaced than repaired. How often have you wanted to fix an appliance or smartphone only to hear, “It’s cheaper to replace”? iFixit is a company which disagrees. [...]

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Maximize Gas Savings with Fuelcaster

As a real estate agent, you know fuel costs can really add up. If you’re looking to optimize how much you spend on gas, try Fuelcaster, a free service which helps you decide whether or not to buy gas today and who has the cheapest price near you. Fuelcaster is a free service provided by the [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Innovation, Decisions, & Scams

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. Airbnb Has Started Building its Own Listings — Will Planning Cities Be Next? (10 minute read) Why it [...]

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Are FICO Scores Going Extinct?

There’s a lot of conversation about the future prospects of millennial home buyers, and what it means to the health of the real estate industry. But here’s the catch: Many of these younger buyers don’t have established credit scores. In fact, a surprisingly high percentage are averse to all forms of traditional credit. The Fast Company article [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Design in Mind

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. How to Select the Right Sheen to Your Paint (4 minute read) Why it matters: When it comes to [...]

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Is Your Password Strong Enough?

The security of your privacy and your clients’ privacy begins with strong passwords. If you’ve never thought too much about the complexity of your passwords and how well your information is protected, you may want to check out this article “Best Practices for Password Mindfulness.” One interesting tool featured in the article is the website [...]

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Apps to Help Manage Your Screen Time

Screen addiction is real, and it’s not just adults who are suffering from the impulse to reach for that phone or tablet. It’s also taking a toll on kids. Even the parents of Silicon Valley giants are raising their kids with a dose of low-tech mindfulness. If you’re looking for ways to track and manage the amount [...]

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