Fun with…Paper Clips!?

It's amazing what people can accomplish when they're bored. Take the everyday paper clip, for example. With a little creativity and time on your hands, you can be quite productive, even during a time of severe procrastination! Though you may want to spend your time a little … [Read more...]

Stop Counting Calories

Counting calories making your head spin? Don’t despair - according to WebMD, maintaining a healthy weight isn’t achieved using a magic caloric formula. In fact, there are better things you can do that will help you maintain a healthy weight or achieve your fitness goals. … [Read more...]

5 Home Upgrades to Consider This Season

While many homeowners dream of a huge remodeling job (hello five-star kitchen!), simple home updates that can be completed in a timely manner—without breaking the bank—typically offer the best return on your investment. If you’re itching to upgrade your home this season, … [Read more...]

Buyers May Face Hidden Costs for Homes with Solar Power By Kerry Smith

“Solar-powered home” sounds like a great money-saving deal, but buyers should study possible costs before committing. Not all property insurance companies will cover solar panels, and the ones that do have a wide-ranging set of rules and inconsistent coverage … [Read more...]

Foods Doctors Steer Clear of, and Why You Should, Too

Did you know many doctors practice what they preach when it comes to diet? Business Insider recently interviewed two doctors to get their take on what not to eat, and why. Five offenders:   Candy Candy and other sugar-laden sweets can have a slew of negative effects … [Read more...]

Rowdy Kids on Your Road Trip? Tips to Save Your Sanity!

Road tripping with the kids and not sure how to keep them calm the whole time? Don’t worry; your sanity has been saved! Here is a brief checklist of some important items not to forget while traveling with your kids. - Antibacterial Wipes: Make sure every travel bag is … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Eat Healthy Year-Round

Whether it’s a holiday buffet or a backyard bash, special events that can sabotage healthy eating seem to pop up all year long. Armed with the right strategies, however, you can easily beat these binge moments and stay on a nutritious track. Holistic chef and certified … [Read more...]

4 Budget-Friendly Ways to Learn a Fun New Skill

Learning a new skill is not only a fun avenue to a new hobby, but the act of learning that skill can challenge your brain in new ways. This can lead to better cognitive function and can even reduce your chance of developing dementia. While learning a new skill can seem … [Read more...]

7 Great Up and Coming Career Options

As a new crop of high school grads heads off to college, it’s a good time to think about career majors and where the best jobs will be. Kiplinger’s business editors put themselves to work to identify some of the most promising career options we can expect to see going … [Read more...]

6 Tricks for Getting More out of Your iPhone

If you’re an iPhone user, you probably already know how to call, text, and check email. But, say the communications experts at Business Insider, there are tips and tricks that can help you maximize your time and effort. Bonus: most of these tips will work just as well with … [Read more...]