Monthly Archives: March 2011

The biggest lesson learned by American home buyers during the Great Recession is that it is extremely unwise to sign a mortgage that is beyond your means to pay back. A contributing factor to the astronomical number of foreclosures over the past few years is that borrowers were seduced by questionable mortgage products into buying a house that was barely within their means to pay under the best of circumstances. As soon as times got tough, those mortgage payments became impossible to meet.

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In the contemporary era, when there are more concerns about water safety than it seems like ever before, purification is a central concern. It very well should be. The reasons for having water filters in the home are not simply about health, but they also have great benefits to the water's taste. This is important because it can be difficult to get the required amount of drinking water on any given day, and taste certainly helps. Outside the home, however, drinking tap water can be as questionable as it might … [Read the rest]