Monthly Archives: June 2014
Do you experience separation anxiety when leaving your 4-legged friend behind while you’re on vacation? Luckily, there’s a simple solution – plan a dog-friendly getaway. Whether you and your pet are beach bums or active movers and shakers, there are plenty accommodating trip ideas the whole family can enjoy.
Save more and spend less, with these tried and true tips. As the weather warms up, bargain hunting takes on a whole new meaning as yard sale season begins – for many savvy shoppers, a great way to save hard-earned … Continued
Follow these pointers from the pros so you can accomplish these tasks safely and effectively. Tackling certain routine car maintenance chores yourself won’t just save you time and money. You’ll also get the sense of satisfaction and accomplishment that comes … Continued
Many people wouldn’t dream of leaving Fido or Fluffy behind when taking a vacation. To keep your pets happy and healthy on the road, follow this advice from Paris Permenter, co-publisher of DogTipper.com and co-author of 33 pet and travel books. Choose … Continued
An automotive recall can hit home, but the process may be relatively painless. It can be quite unsettling to discover that your car has been recalled. And it’s happening more than ever: There were 632 recalls in the U.S. in … Continued
Learn what kinds of jobs are out there and how to find them. For many of us, working from home is the dream job – no tiring, costly commute or noisy co-workers. The good news? More of these jobs are … Continued
Give this neglected space an organizational makeover – and make enough room to park, too. Can’t fit your car in the garage? You’d like to do some gardening, but you have no idea where your pruning shears might be hiding? … Continued
Keep those summer electricity bills from going through the roof. “Shut the door! You’re letting the cool air out!” If you’re a parent, you may have said this to your kids. And you probably remember your parents saying it back in the … Continued
Do you go to great lengths to avoid a particular object or situation because of an extreme fear? You’re not alone: 13% of the population experiences a phobia of some sort.
One phobia in particular affects an estimated 17 to 21 million people in the U.S. alone – Friday the 13th. But the most feared date on the calendar is only one out of hundreds of phobias.
If you’ve chosen to rent, rather than buy, know that one of the wisest decisions you can make is to invest in renters insurance. However, a recent Nationwide Insurance survey found that most renters aren’t protected from financial loss since they have not purchased renters insurance. If you’re confused about renters insurance, here’s a Q & A addressing some of the most frequently asked questions about the coverage.