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How to ROCK the Rest of your August - Gene Mundt, Mortgage Lender Newsletter




Friends!

Hard to believe!  We're already in the middle of August and School and Fall are just around the corner again. That means time is of the essence if you hope to tackle and complete some "end of Summer" tasks.

I've included:  Timely ideas, tips, and reminders below. All will help you "rock" the rest of August and help prepare you, your finances, your family, and home for Fall.

Don't be shy ... when it comes to sharing this info. Pass it on (along with my name and contact info) to anyone you think would benefit from it.

Please keep in mind:  It's wise to check your Credit at minimum, once a year. If it's been a while since you checked yours, please do so soon. 


I recommend that you go to www.annualcreditreport.com ... or one of the major Credit Bureau sites, Experian, Equifax, or TransUnion. I, of course, am always available to assist as well.

Also:  Have a question in your mind about your Mortgage, credit, buying or selling a home? 

Don't continue to wonder what possibilities or options are available to you. Contact me to gain the facts. I'll be glad to help.

Gene

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51 Dishes You Have To Make With Summer 
Produce Before The End Of Summer ... 

August is here and another summer has flown by ...


But summer's not over yet! You still have ample time to indulge in all the wonders of summer cooking. From the bounty of vegetables at the farmer's market -- hello, zucchini and eggplant -- to the fresh herbs -- we're looking at you, basil -- to the sweet summer fruits and berries, there is no shortage of wonderful produce. 

(MORE ...) 


7 Financial Tips to Shape Up Your Finances This Fall ... 

Fall can be a good time to make sure your finances are in good shape—not just your routine spending but also things like job benefits, college savings, and even getting ready for the holidays. A few specific steps can help ... (MORE ...)



A Handy End-of-Summer Home Maintenance Checklist ...

Every season can take a toll on your home’s exterior, but the summer heat can be particularly destructive. When the dog days of summer give way to the cool breeze of fall, be sure to take some time to give your property a once-over and make the necessary repairs as needed. Here’s a handy checklist of items to review before winter’s frigid fingers grab hold of your home:  (MORE ...)





I'm placing special emphasis on the importance of Credit in my blast this week.

Just click on the pic to the left and take this quiz. See how you do .. and then contact me with your questions!


8 Signs Your House Is Just Waiting to Be Robbed ...

These seemingly innocent things might peg your home as an easy target. Take action now so your home is safe and secure for this Fall's and Winter's colder weather ... (MORE ...)


Decorating with Oak Cabinets ...

Decor trends are always evolving. Through the 1980's and 1990's, oak cabinets were the popular choice among builders for kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms in homes across America, and they remain in many of them to this day. Oak is a hard wood and if properly cared for can still be used in a practical way.

Here's some ideas that will prove useful if you're hoping to update, integrate, or showcase any oak cabinetry in your home. (This article's advice is especially beneficial, should you be thinking of selling your home soon!) (MORE ...)

Do It Now! Tips To Get Ready For Back-To-School ...

Move over, summer - a new school year is coming!


With the start of school, families face new organization challenges. School bells ring--and so do early-morning alarm clocks. Paper piles swell as hand-outs and homework stream into the house.

Get organized now for the best school year ever! Use these ideas to prepare your home and family for the busy days ahead ... (MORE ...)



Hope you enjoyed the newsletter and it helps you rock your upcoming Fall and new school year!


Give me a shout if I can be of assistance in any way. Please remember to keep me in the loop should you change any of your contact info ...

Talk soon!



Gene Mundt

Mortgage Lender - NMLS #216987 - IL Lic. #0006220 - WI Licensed

Direct: 815.524.2280

Cell/Text: 708.921.6331

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