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Top 5 Reasons to Call the Great Lakes State Home

(BPT) – Thinking about moving? Consider Michigan, which offers great jobs, an even better cost of living, economic opportunity and welcoming communities. Its stunning natural landscapes and vibrant urban environments also inspire the quintessential work-life balance. Singles and young professionals looking to boost their careers, families looking to put down roots or individuals looking to

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Banks boosting communities: How a behind-the-scenes partnership supports housing affordability and economic development

(BPT) – It’s a virtuous cycle: communities that are economically vibrant create good jobs that support homeownership, and homeownership builds generational wealth that supports entrepreneurship and business investment. In traditionally underserved and disadvantaged communities, though, the opposite can be true, leading to financial stagnation and a lack of opportunity for individuals and businesses. Many community-focused

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Survey Finds Americans Are Helping Neighbors – and Want to Do Even More

(BPT) – According to results from a national survey1 released by Wells Fargo and Ipsos, Americans helped their neighbors on average six times in the last year without expecting anything in return and 77% did so at least once. Furthermore, 73% of Americans strive to support their communities by shopping local, and on average, shopped

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A national home builder is helping build a better tomorrow by democratizing energy efficiency and scaling sustainability

(BPT) – From building homes, offices and all other private and public structures used every day, the construction industry touches the lives of everyone. Given the impact and scale of construction, it’s essential that the industry find ways to reduce its environmental impact and embrace sustainable practices. According to the World Green Building Council®, buildings

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From farm to fork: How one agritourism farm is connecting people to food

(BPT) – With less than 2% of the U.S. population involved in farming and ranching, many are unaware of their food’s backstory. Noticing the gap, Chad and Jeana Steiner decided to launch their own agritourism destination in Washington to make a difference. When the Steiners purchased an empty lot a couple hours east of Seattle

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