Furry Friends at Home in the White House: Presidential Pets

There’s a long history of presidential pets, stretching all the way back to George Washington. The first president owned a parrot, horse, donkey and seven dogs: Sweet Lips, Scentwell, Vulcan, Drunkard, Taster, Tipler and Tipsy.

Here’s a look at prominent presidential pets of the last few decades.

Nationwide Has Been Donating Blood for 68 Years

Helping to save lives each and every day. Nationwide associates have been committed to saving lives by donating blood for almost 70 years. This year, be sure to join Nationwide’s tradition of giving blood, and positively influence the lives of … Continued

Should You Give the Gift of UGMA or UTMA?

Here’s what grandparents should know before giving college money to their heirs. If you’re a grandparent, you know how hard it is to resist the urge to give your grandchildren everything—the extra cookie, a special toy, even an expensive college … Continued

Alluring Accent Walls

One wall can transform an entire room. See for yourself. Here’s some good news: Spending on home improvement began to recover last year, when it rose almost 11 percent during 2012 to approximately $126 billion nationally, according to the U.S. … Continued

Make the Most of Your Yard Sale

Got too much stuff? Get rid of it—and generate some cash in the process. Spring cleaning often leads to the urge to purge. This may explain why spring is one of the most popular times of the year for yard … Continued

Five Great American Flea Markets

Buckle up and turn your next road trip into a veritable treasure hunt. If the words “flea market” bring to mind a few dozen people rummaging through boxes full of dusty knickknacks, prepare to be surprised. Thanks to television shows … Continued

The Ultimate Dream Machines

Feast your eyes on five of the most impressive cars in the world. If you ever end up with an influx of extra cash, you may consider putting one of the following vehicles on your shopping list. They are five … Continued

Busting Common Car Myths – Part 3: High Octane

When gas prices go up, people will do anything to increase fuel efficiency, including using magnets to “align” gasoline molecules . This myth is just one of many that claims to make your car run more efficiently – but does it really?

Myth: “Premium gasoline makes your car run better.”

A Microscopic Look at What’s Hiding in Your Heating Ducts

Do your allergies flare up when you switch on your central air or heat? You’re not alone. Turning on the air conditioning or furnace when the weather changes stirs up all kinds of allergens, and circulates them throughout the house. Take a look at what may be lurking in your vents, and learn what you can do to clean up the air in your home.