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It is a truth universally acknowledged that all workplaces are always kept at least five degrees too hot or too cold. If your office is in the too cold camp this winter, try this personal space heater for your desk. It’s the perfect affordable way to keep your hands or feet warm while you work.

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The Shutdown's Housing Market Woes

It's a great time to buy a home, and you're ready. You've saved up a suitable down payment, found a home, and settled on a lender. As an added bonus, interest rates are at their lowest point in the last nine months – despite the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes.

There's only one problem. The government shutdown has created obstacles to your mortgage – maybe in ways you hadn't considered.

Loan Roadblocks

The shutdown effect is obvious if you're a government worker suddenly trying to buy a home with IOU's – but, otherwise, why would your mortgage application be affected? It may depend on the type of loan you're seeking.

USDA loans, popular in rural areas, are backed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. With the USDA shut down (at least as of this writing), no new applications are being accepted and scheduled loan closings have been put on hold. Homebuyers caught in the middle are be...

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Steaming is one of the healthiest ways to prepare dinner since it cooks without adding any extra oil to vegetables or fish. If you already have an Instant Pot, you’re probably already a fan of easy, healthy meals. This compatible steamer basket from Hatrigo is a must have Instant Pot accessory.

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I have officially become obsessed with organizing my home. While I typically do get on a purging kick every January (Have to make room for the new stuff from Christmas, right?), this year I’m especially obsessed thanks to Netflix’s newest binge-worthy sensation, “Tidying Up.” Japanese organization expert Marie Kondo is teaching me and millions of others how to declutter using the KonMari method.

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Whether you’re a frequent traveler, receive packages while you’re at work, or live alone, there’s one affordable way to protect your home and belongings—a video doorbell. This wi-fi enabled doorbell from Ring is the best way to monitor your home without dropping hundreds of dollars on a security system. Here are 3 reasons you should consider installing a video doorbell:

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With your holiday decorations stashed away and resolutions for a less-cluttered home in mind, January is an excellent time of year to clean up the bathroom. While it can be a challenge to keep this small but mighty room in top shape, going for a sleek, functional look can help. If you’re ready to update your bathroom routine, consider the following high-tech appliances and modern decor.