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College Admissions: 7 Things I Recommend to Get a Head Start this Summer

I’ve heard some parents say getting into college will be easier now that some schools are waiving the SAT and ACT scores. However, I found the opposite to be true. The admissions process is actually becoming murkier...

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An Outline of the Best College Loan Options for 2022-2023

In case you didn’t know it – college is expensive. Excruciatingly expensive. The average cost for an in-state public college is a little over $25,000 a year. Since most students no longer graduate in four years, but...

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Avoiding Water Issues in Your Home

Water damage is one of the worst problems that homeowners can run into. Not only can it be incredibly expensive to repair, depending on the extent of the damage, but it can also create the potential for mold and mildew...

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Commonly Overlooked Spring Cleaning Tasks

Spring is a common time for people to take on all of the cleaning tasks that they put off during the winter. With the weather getting warmer, it's the perfect time to tackle jobs both inside and outside your home. While...

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Inflation is a Double-Whammy for College Graduates

The costs associated with college continue to soar. Historically the price of college has outpaced inflation by over four times. Hence the amount of college debt taken on by a family has skyrocketed to unstable levels....

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Inflation’s Impact on Home Insurance

All of us at MAC Insurance & Financial Services are feeling the impact of inflation, as we are sure you are too. Perhaps most notably we see inflation hitting the prices of gas and groceries. Prices of goods are...

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Upgrading Your Windows - How to Choose What's Best for Your House

You may not give the windows on your home much thought, but they can actually make a big difference not just in your comfort level, but also in the value of your home. You'll have a wide range of options to choose from,...

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Resources and Tips to Know when Looking for Scholarships.

There are two online search engines that I really like. Both sites work similarly in that you will want to create a profile, which will be used to potentially match you with scholarships listed in their database. *Hint:...

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Financial Aid Awareness Month -- FAFSA Tips & Common Mistakes to Avoid

Throughout the month of February, the higher education community celebrates Financial Aid Awareness Month in an effort to provide crucial information to students and families about access to federal, state, and...

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16 Elite Universities Accused of Collusion, Price Fixing, Withholding Admissions… OH MY!!!


Tips for Saving Money on Heating and Cooling Your Home

If you're like most people, you like to keep your home at a comfortable temperature throughout the year. However, running your heater or air conditioner constantly uses a lot of energy, and your electric and gas bills...

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Your Top 5 Questions about COVID-19 & Life Insurance

At MAC Insurance & Financial Services, we have received lots of inquiries about life insurance ever since the world was changed by COVID-19. After almost two years, we’ve compiled the five most common questions we...

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'It's like waking up to a nightmare': Family that lost home in Marshall Fire finds themselves grossly underinsured.

More than 1,000 homes have been destroyed by the Marshall Fire. While tragic and stressful, this should not cause a significant financial loss to any family properly insured. This is a great example of what your HOME...

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How to Evaluate and Choose Energy-Efficient Appliances

Today's modern appliances are much more energy-efficient than their predecessors, and some are even better than the rest. When shopping for appliances, you'll likely be overwhelmed by choice, so it is important to know...

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