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The Cookie Cart: Baking Bright Futures

The Cookie Cart: Baking Bright Futures

The Cookie Cart provides teens 15 to 18 years old with lasting and meaningful work, life and leadership skills through experience and training in an urban nonprofit bakery. Sister Jean started the...

Welcome Bags for Dane County Foster Kids

Welcome Bags for Dane County Foster Kids

Many kids who enter foster care move into a stranger’s home without any of their familiar, comforting possessions. Because of this, Susan created “Welcome Bags for Dane County Foster Kids.” The...

Dealing with Financing

Dealing with Financing

As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing...

Preparing to Sell

Preparing to Sell

Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest...

5 Tips for Buying a Home

5 Tips for Buying a Home

Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible.Get your finances in order.Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your...