Archive for February 6, 2014

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Three Common Sources of Tap Water Contamination

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Clean drinking water facts, Countertop water filter, Countertop water purifier

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Did you know that Americans collectively use almost 350,000 million gallons of water each day? It’s no surprise that water is an integral part of our lives, from showering in the morning to cooking our food and being our main source of hydration. Water isn’t always safe, or good for us, just because it comes out of the tap however. As the National Resources Defense Council points out, “dirty water is the world’s biggest health risk, and continues to threaten both quality of life and public health in the U.S.”
Three Common Sources of Tap Water Contamination

  • Did you know there are over 2,000 water contaminants that can be present in tap water? One major source of contamination is deteriorating plumbing. Even though water treatment plants and other systems keep water
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Feb

What Happens When You Stop Paying Off Your Home’s Mortgage

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Foreclosure, Is my home in foreclosure, Mortgage foreclosure help

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According to a recent survey by Synergistics Research, lenders should make greater efforts to educate consumers about mortgage products and the application process.

Their survey of over 1,000 individuals indicated that only 33% of consumers understood the overall qualification process “very well,” and only 40% understood whether the interest rate on their mortgage was fixed or adjustable, among other startling finds. For the housing market to move forward, and to help consumers avoid foreclosure crises that are bad for everyone, better education and communication will be necessary.

“An outcome of the mortgage crisis is the need for providers to more fully assess customer suitability for and understanding of the loan they are obtaining,” explains Genie Driskoll, of Synergistics. If you are