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August 24, 2019

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The role of credit unions throughout history
Friday, August 23, 2019
Credit unions began as a grassroots commitment to improving the financial prospects of underprivileged people. Though today credit unions serve members from all social and economic standings, the founding principle remains the same ...
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Your watering schedule is changing for fall; tech can help you save
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Almost all water used indoors in Southern Nevada is recycled, making outdoor water conservation a primary concern year-round. According to the Southern Nevada Water Authority, about ...
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What is a credit union?
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Credit unions and banks differ in many ways, but the defining characteristic between these financial institutions is that credit unions are not for profit and ...
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Water 101: Today’s systems protect Las Vegas’ future
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Understanding water issues and infrastructure is necessary for all desert dwellers. It’s our responsibility to ensure there will be enough water for ...
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Condo finishings that are trending
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Homebuyers are looking for ways to live smarter, more sustainably and more simply.
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How to maximize your open living space
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Open floor plans are a desirable feature for many homebuyers. “People choose open floor plans because it exemplifies how they want to live—light, airy and not blocked into little rooms,” ...
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Station Casinos offer a lineup of summer festivities
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Summer in Las Vegas means countless parties, concerts and performances every day of the week. With so many events happening across the Valley, choosing where to spend your time can be a tall order. But if you need a little something ...
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Planning the perfect Aviators game day
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Since the opening of the Las Vegas Ballpark this spring, Aviators games have become one of the most popular sports destinations in the Valley. According to the team, they draw an average of almost 9,000 fans per game, the best attendance numbers among all 3- Triple-A franchises across the country.
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Tips for selling your home and rightsizing
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Conventional wisdom typically dictates that homeowners must sell their current home before purchasing their next. However, sellers who are rightsizing—which in this case means moving to a living space of optimum size and shedding the unused spaces of a large house—may be in a unique situation.
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Memorial Day Weekend at the Palms
Thursday, May 23, 2019
As far as big Las Vegas weekends go, Memorial Day is an especially anticipated one. Serving as the unofficial kickoff to summer, Thursday through Monday is packed with can’t-miss parties, superstar performers and a schedule of events so robust that many of us will be calling off from work Tuesday. The diversity of KAOS’ lineup is ...
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The value of condominium HOAs
Thursday, April 18, 2019
There are important distinctions between HOAs that accompany stand-alone homes and HOAs associated with condominium structures—mainly, what they each offer. 
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The summer of KAOS in Las Vegas
Thursday, April 18, 2019
After one of the most hotly anticipated nightlife debuts in recent history, KAOS officially reigns in Las Vegas.
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The benefits of condo living
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Living in a condominium is an entirely different experience than living in a single-family home or renting an apartment, and offers an array of benefits and lifestyle options that cannot be found anywhere else.
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How Las Vegas has become a permanent home for many
Thursday, February 21, 2019
The once-transient nature of Las Vegas is changing, and the Valley is becoming a permanent home for more and more residents each year.
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Bust vs. Boom: Purchasing a home in Las Vegas 10 years ago compared with buying today
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Of the changes we’ve seen in the past decade, the recovery of the housing market has been paramount to our growth as a community. Today’s market is steadier and more sustainable, partially as a result of the lending safeguards that were instituted after the collapse to protect buyers. Here is a look at how key lending practices have changed.