Whether you’re living alone, or worry about keeping your family safe in your home at night, having a home security system can help put your mind at ease. Here are five options to help you deter home break-ins.

Your bedroom is the last space you see before you fall asleep at night, and the first space you see when you wake up in the morning. When your bedroom starts to feel stale, there are plenty of affordable ways to spruce up the space. Here are ten easy ideas that won’t break the bank.

The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index , released Tuesday, is slightly above the peak it set in July 2006, after rising 5.5 percent in September from a year earlier. The milestone comes after more than four years of steady gains.

A broken toenail is one of the more common problems encountered in dogs and seems to more prevalent as cooler temperatures prevail. Dogs with nails that aren’t trimmed regularly and may be excessively long are most at risk of this painful problem.

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