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Were you aware that nearly 12% of US citizens had a credit score below 550 in 2016?

A credit score below 550 is considered to be bad. If you’re in this situation, you need to learn a few tips on improving your credit score in the future.

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In what many experts are describing as shocking, millennials are starting to invest in real estate in significant numbers. Many expected the generation that grew up in the worst recession since the Great Depression to hold off on buying homes and property of their own, but this spending-savvy generation has beaten the odds. Of course, many would-be millennial homebuyers are struggling with student loans and bad credit scores.

We can’t help you pay off those student loans, but we do have some tips for buying a home with bad credit. If you’re looking for your first home as a credit-challenged millennial, then use these top tips to help you save a bit of money while still getting the perfect house to call home.

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For many people, flipping houses can seem like a great way to earn a profit. If you’ve got the money to invest in an affordable house, a successful house flip will put you several thousand dollars ahead of where you were before. However, flipping can be a risky investment; you could buy a house in need of more repair than you plan for, or the real estate market can take an unexpected turn. If you’re looking into flipping a home, here are a few tips to make sure your house flip isn’t a flop.

 

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bathroom renovations

Bathrooms are one of the most high-traffic, well-used rooms in your house. They also tend to be a little neglected (considering their use) and really expensive to renovate. Even though most bathroom renovations typically manage to recoupe 50 to 70 percent of their costs, they can still be an incredible price undertaking. A low-end bathroom renovation can start around the $3,500 range, jump to around $20,000 for a mid-range bathroom renovation up to over $50,000 for a high-end renovation.

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Lori Loughlin is best known for her role as Aunt Becky on Full House and her various roles in Hallmark movies. She is certainly more famous than a micro-influencer who has between 1,000 and 10,000 followers — which is why fans were shocked to find her in the middle of a very serious lawsuit. Loughlin has allegedly used bribes to get her daughters into college.

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how to be a minimalist

Minimalism is a lifestyle choice. Meaning it is a personal decision you make on your own. And by making it, you’re likely to come up against some people who don’t understand your decision, don’t take it seriously, or outright are against it (though I’m not sure what it is to them). But what can make the road to minimalism particularly challenging is if you choose to be a minimalist when your partner isn’t.

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Best things to flip for profit

Making a little side cash doesn’t get any easier than tracking down used items and flipping them for profit. Surprisingly, these things are not that hard to track down and in a lot of cases, reselling them means giving them a quick shine and putting up an add. So what are the best things you can flip for profit?

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