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  1. The “What To Do” Guide to Having Roommates

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    Whether you’re rooming with a long-time close friend, a handful of your fellow classmates or even if you roommate was a complete stranger until the day you started sharing a bathroom – whatever relationship you have with your roommate, there are some “do’s” and “don’ts” to sharing a living space. Luckily we have compiled the […]

  2. Part 2: Senior Year Survival Guide: The Bucket List

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    College has been an amazing, exciting and tribulating time in your life. But as all good things come to an end, so does college. With graduation becoming more than just a distant dream, and becomes a day marching almost too close for comfort; we have compiled this Senior Year Survival Guide to help you organize […]

  3. 15 Discounts for UWO Students in the Fox Valley

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    Being a student in the Fox Valley has its perks. Take advantage of them while you can! Here are 15 discounts you can get in the Fox Valley area just by presenting a valid Titan I.D. Restaurants 1. Benvenuto’s Italian Grill offers $5 off any purchase of $30 or more for those with a student […]

  4. College Life: Holiday Decor on a Budget

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    We all get a bit homesick around the holidays. Just knowing that there is a home filled with family, gifts and goodies waiting for you after a long semester. Student renters find themselves wanting to make a little holiday spirit in their apartments as a preparation of festivities. Here is a short list of creative, […]

  5. Save BIG this Winter on Heating Bills

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    Just when we are getting started to save money and spend big on holiday presents, is about the same time our energy bills increase due to the cold. That’s right, we said it: the cold. We live in Wisconsin where we throw boiling water in the air to watch it freeze as a past time. […]

  6. Shrink Energy Bills: Tip #2

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    No one likes a leak. So seal yours! Sealing air leaks saves, on average, 10 percent or more on heating bills. That’s an average of $50-$170 per year. Cost: $30-$50 for materials Payback time: Starting six months

  7. Shrink Energy Bills: Tip #1

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    Does your home or rental have a chimney? If so – choke your chimney. A tightly closed damper prevents up to 8 percent of furnace-heated air from going up the chimney and out of your home. Cost to complete: FREE Payback time: IMMEDIATELY

  8. Schwab Properties Campus Escape Contest!

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    Need a break from homework, classes, or campus? That’s what we thought! At Schwab Properties, we know all about being off campus. That’s why we want to give you and your friends an escape for the night! To Enter! To enter all you have to do is like the Schwab Properties Facebook page and share […]