Spring in NYC: The Best Places to See Blooms

As the weather begins to warm, NYC becomes a veritable rainbow of beautiful blooms, blue skies, and smiles, as everyone is able to emerge from their winter hibernation. Here are some of the best places to watch spring in NYC come to life.

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Can First Time Home Buyers Use a 401k For a Down Payment?

Saving enough for a down payment to purchase your first home can be tough. The good news is that if you have a 401K, you have a leg up thanks to two 401K first time home buyer options

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Buying a House as a Police Officer, Firefighter, or EMT

Police officers, firefighters, EMTs, and teachers give so much to our country. So it’s only right that they have the same opportunity to achieve their own American dream of buying a home.

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Get the professional look for your flower planters

A flower planter or hanging basket bought ready-made at a nursery: lush with showy, vibrant blooms, providing an instant splash for your porch, stoop or deck.
Your DIY flower container: sparse-looking for weeks, with one plant that dies, and scraggly stems, small blooms or yellowing leaves as the season goes on. Still, many gardeners keep trying.
“The benefits of doing it yourself would be choosing your own color scheme, choosing plants that are going to work best for your area and getting to see it grow in,” says landscaper Jamie Gulley. …read more

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