Archive for July, 2011

Home Improvement Tips to (Finally) Finish Your Kitchen

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July 27th, 2011 at 7:15 pm by Ally

Kitchen remodeling is one of the most popular home improvement projects. In fact, 26% of respondents to our survey plan to renovate their kitchen in the next year. However, actually finishing a home improvement project can be a challenge. According to one third of all home remodel projects currently under way will be postponed for… read more

5 Do It Yourself (DIY) Tips to Save

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July 26th, 2011 at 8:04 pm by Ally

This week on the Ally Straight Talk Blog, we’ve been looking at how home improvement projects can help you save money in the future. But today, the projects we’re sharing can save you both in the near and long term.  These “do it yourself” (DIY) repairs and projects can often cost less than hiring a… read more

10 Eco-Friendly Tips for Home Improvement

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July 25th, 2011 at 8:36 pm by Ally

Yesterday, we talked about how home improvements can help increase the value of your home and maximize your savings. Today on the Ally Straight Talk Blog we’re going green with a few eco-friendly home improvement projects. Here are a few tips from ToolBarn.com to help you get started: Interior Lighting – Switch to energy efficient… read more

Home Improvements Can Help You Save and Increase the Value of Your Home

Posted in Financial News,Infographics
July 24th, 2011 at 11:54 pm by Ally

At Ally, we believe that helping people save money can help us be a better bank. That’s why over the next week we’re taking a look at home improvement projects that can not only increase the value of your home, but also maximize your savings. Whether you’re looking to cut down on your summer energy… read more

7 Online Banking Questions from Fox Business

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July 7th, 2011 at 10:18 am by Ally

Here at the Straight Talk blog, whenever someone talks about direct banks, our ears perk up. That’s why a recent article on Fox Business caught our attention. In it they give seven questions people should ask themselves before deciding to do business with a direct bank. We took a look at how Ally stacked up… read more

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