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DNA Testing Reveals Surprise

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The genetic genealogy business is growing. Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday Anestry.com sold 1.5 million kits! Their database has grown to over 6 million including my sisters and soon me. My sisters have researched our family genealogy for several years so getting their DNA tested adds relevant information. So it came as a huge […]

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Would You Sell Your Home to an iBuyer?

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An iBuyer is not to be confused with internet home listing sites such as Zillow or Trulia. iBuyers, such as OpenDoor and OfferPad, actually purchase your home. And they are not flippers who buy on the cheap, renovate and resell for a hefty profit. This business model is new, evolving and here to stay. Here’s how iBuyers operate. You visit an iBuyer […]

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2017 Year In Review

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It’s that time of year to look back to see how we got to where we are today to help us plan for tomorrow. Did I really just write that? Anyhow, here’s a look back at 2017. On July 25 I announced the creation of the Retire Hoppy website and podcast. Also on July 25 […]

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9 Good Reasons to Declutter

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Originally Posted AUGUST 31, 2017 on retirementjourneys.com – declutter Most of us save stuff – lots of stuff. We save because we think things have value – monetary or sentimental. We associate things with our identity which we have developed over the course of our lives. But there comes a time, often when we have to […]