Making the Move to College

Packing and driving tips to help you transport your budding scholar. Making the transition from live-at-home high school student to college-bound dorm resident is no easy feat. There will be a lot for your young adult to get used to. … Continued

Which Pet Is Right for You?

From gerbils to puppies to rabbits to cats, people have a lot of choices for household pets these days. Depending on your lifestyle, you may be better suited for a certain type of pet. While there may be certain stereotypes of cat people and dog people, use this guide instead to discover the best pet for you.

10 Do It Yourself Home Improvement Projects with the Best ROI

Ever wonder if DIY home improvements are really worth the time and money? From replacing carpet to simply sprucing up your yard, many home improvement and remodeling projects can yield a high return on investment. In other words, the value the renovation adds to your house is greater than the cost. Before bringing out the toolkit or paint brush, check out this DIY infographic to discover the best home improvements for resale.

Top Five Cities for Your Retirement

Ah, the golden years. When you finally reach retirement, the big question may be “Where should I go?” Deciding where to spend your retirement can be a difficult choice when there are so many options. To help you with the … Continued

Keep Food Fresher for Longer

Keep fresh produce in your diet—and out of your garbage can. Americans throw out the equivalent of $165 billion of food each year. Learn how to save some green.

Texting While Driving Is No LOL-ing Matter

The dangerous consequences of using your smartphone while in the driver’s seat. Sending a text takes your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel, and your mind off your driving.

5 of the Top Fourth of July Fireworks Displays

On July Fourth weekend, nearly every community in the country gathers on lawn chairs and blankets to watch the local fireworks display. There are dozens of spectacular shows in all 50 states, but a few use big budgets, specialty fireworks or even a live music soundtrack to stand out from the rest. Here are 5 of the best fireworks displays in the country, from Forbes.com.

3 Benefits of Rescuing a Shelter Dog

Shelter animals are often seen as the used cars of the pet world. Their history is unknown, and some fear surprises could be lurking under the hood. But as many shelter-dog owners can tell you, most of those fears are unfounded.

Bring This Printable Checklist to Your Next Apartment Viewing

We’ve all heard horror stories of pest infestations, basement flooding, broken fixtures and neglectful landlords. And while some apartment problems are difficult to anticipate, many can be avoided with the right questions – if you remember to ask.