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Lower utility bills with these water saving tips

Lower utility bills with these water saving tips
We can all use these great tips to lower our utility bills. Make use of rainwater – Collect rainwater and use it to water plants and wash your car. A rain barrel collecting water from your eaves trough downspout is both environmentally and financially smart. Nothing saves on a water bill like using what nature ...

Tips On Protecting Your Financial Assets In Marriage

Tips On Protecting Your Financial Assets In Marriage
It is smart to keep certain aspects of your personal finances hidden from your spouse?  Not revealing everything about your personal finances can cause significant issues in a marriage.   It comes down to trust and I have often found that when someone finds that the other will not disclose his or her finances, it can ...

8 Tips for Taming Kids’ Tech Obsession

8 Tips for Taming Kids’ Tech Obsession
By Michele Kambolis, family therapist and author of Generation Stressed: Play-Based Tools to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety Technology is changing childhood, with as many opinions on healthy usage as there are gadgets to distract us. While technology holds possibilities and benefits, there are known drawbacks associated with over-usage. According to the latest release from ...

5 Important Tips To Teach Your Child Before They Leave For College 1

5 Important Tips To Teach Your Child Before They Leave For College
Summer is winding down, and millions of American parents will see their kids off to college this fall. But beyond financial tips, what do kids need to know about their cars so that they don’t end up stranded on a dark and lonely road? The car repair experts at RepairPal  — a nationwide network of ...

ON-THE-JOB WITH PERSONAL SAFETY TIPS WHILE AT WORK

ON-THE-JOB WITH PERSONAL SAFETY TIPS WHILE AT WORK
Whether starting a first job, transitioning to a new company or simply evaluating the security at a current workplace, Master Lock is providing consumers with tips to help secure their belongings at the workplace and their homes while they’re on the job. Secure Spare Keys: With 73 percent of U.S. and Canadian residents working outside ...

Date night ideas for parents

Date night ideas for parents
Way to often parents forget they are more than parents. We all do this! In the beginning, before kids, we spend a lot of time together. We court one another and try to impress each other. We take time to get to know the other and dress to impress. Then we get comfortable. We have ...

Basic Travel Tips for Solo Female Travelers

Basic Travel Tips for Solo Female Travelers
If you’re ready to set off on a solo travel experience you may feel a bit intimidated. We’ve all heard the horror stories of solo women travelers. Some are true but plenty others are urban myths. The two biggest threats for women traveling alone are theft and harassment, this is the case around the world. ...

Tips to keep your home more secure this spring

Tips to keep your home more secure this spring
Every time we go away we stress about our home being vacant. You always hear about horror stories and I for one want to prevent it from happening to me. Spring is all about having fun, relaxing and enjoying the outdoors, but it’s also important to ensure that your house is secure at all times. ...

How to get a good sleep

How to get a good sleep
As a child I dreaded bedtime, I think most do. I use to fight going to bed and was happy to wake bright and early to watch cartoons. In my teen years I started to love sleep. I would laze around and nap when I could, sleep in late and even sleep in class. Then ...

How to drink more water

How to drink more water
It is said that we should all drink eight glasses of water a day to maintain optimum health. However research really does not support that and the exact amount one needs varies on many factors. Still there is no doubt water has many benefits and we all need to drink it. If you are like me, ...