7 Reasons to Start Working Out Now

Many people hit the gym to shed excess pounds, build muscles or develop toned abs. Yet there are many other reasons to exercise, besides just looking good. Here are seven physical and mental health benefits of being active from the Mayo Clinic.

5 Best Weather Apps for Your Smartphone

Gone are the days when watching the news was the only way to get your local forecast. Get the weather right at your fingertips with these top apps according to ABC News.

How to Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

Learn what kinds of renovations will pay off at closing. If you’re putting your home on the market, you may be considering renovations to make your listing more attractive to buyers. But do you know which upgrades to your home … Continued

Don’t be a Victim of Credit Report Fraud

Six steps that can help you identify problems as early as possible. About 12 million Americans have fallen victim to identity theft, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Typically, by the time you realize you have been scammed, the … Continued

How to Return Unwanted Gifts

Here’s what you can do if the present isn’t right for you. “Tis better to give than receive.” This sentiment is apt during the holiday season — a time when you are bound to be presented with at least one … Continued

What to Do When a Weather Hazard Hits

How to drive safely in blizzards, floods and other major storms. When extreme weather strikes, you’re more vulnerable inside a vehicle than anywhere else. According to the Federal Highway Administration, car accidents/incidents account for the most weather-related deaths, with more … Continued

The Car Insurance Conundrum

How to figure out what auto coverage you need Without auto insurance, you’d leave yourself exposed to a great deal of potential financial damage. You’d run the risk of incurring heavy hospital bills, shop repairs and other crippling expenses. And … Continued

Reduce Taxes with Charitable Giving

Donations help others — and can cut down on your taxes. Non-profit charities range in mission from saving abused animals to increasing literacy rates to improving homeless shelters. No matter what your favorite cause may be, there is likely a … Continued