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  1. 6 New Year's Resolutions to Consider

    The Illinois CPA Society is making New Year’s resolutions a bit easier for all of us in 2011. They have suggested a number of things to improve your personal finances during the year. Check out this short list from the Society for things you might want put your financial house […]

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  2. May your days be bright..

    ….and your New Year be filled with the comforts of home and the company of family and friends.  This is a beautiful time of year with snow glittering and the laughter of loved ones celebrating together. Low interest rates combined with home prices being the lowest they have been in […]

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  3. McHenry Christmas Lights

    There is still time to add to or revisit your existing Christmas traditions before the big day arrives!  Gather the family and head out to McHenry’s downtown area.  The McHenry Chamber has done a wonderful job decorating the downtown area, Veterans Memorial Park on Pearl Street, and Whispering Oaks Park […]

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  4. Christmas Tour of Lights This Weekend

    Y Drive Limousine Service is offering a three-hour party bus tour of the Delevan, WI Christmas lights tomorrow, December 19 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. The group will meet in the parking lot in front of Ben Franklin and leave from there for this festive night on the town.  This […]

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  5. Christmas Guitar Night, A New Holiday Tradition

    The holiday season is the perfect time to begin family traditions that will last for years to come. If you’re looking for a new, different and exciting holiday tradition that is fun for the whole family, then you should visit The Woodstock Opera House on Thursday, Dec. 23 at 8 […]

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  6. Thinking of Buying a New Home? Check Your Credit Report First

    It is a great time to be looking at McHenry County new homes. Many builders are offering great incentives to buy now before the end of the year. And, of course, our Gerstad Homes are no exception! You’ll definitely want to check out our December to Remember sale if you […]

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  7. Happy Holiday Railway a Magical Journey to Santa

    All aboard! This holiday season, children will board a magical train that will chug through the wintery Illinois countryside. Little faces will excitedly be pressed against the windows as the train meanders to its destination: a visit with Santa Claus. This isn’t the fabled Polar Express, it’s the Happy Holiday […]

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  8. Experience the Sounds of the Season in Crystal Lake

    The music of the season comes to life on Friday, December 10, 2010 at 8 p.m. when the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra takes the stage at The Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake, Ill. Even the scroogiest Scrooge will get into the spirit of the season during this […]

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  9. Tis the Time

    We have had an incredible summer and fall but 2010 is slipping away from us.  The housing market is bursting with homeowners wanting to make a change.  Most homeowners have been in their homes long enough to have equity and to know that it is time to move into a […]

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  10. New Home Passes Energy Standards

    In January of 2010 the Illinois legislature passed a law requiring all new homes to meet or exceed the 2009 IECC energy standards.  The law passed so quickly that most code enforcement officials did not even know what they needed to look for during inspections. A grace period of six […]

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