5 Things a Home Inspection Can Tell You

If you’re shopping around for a new home, a professional inspection is a must before you buy. In fact, though a home inspection is voluntary on your part, it should be a contingency in any offer you make on a … Continued

Do-It-Yourself Scratch Repair

Eliminate small nicks and blemishes on your auto without paying a pro. Maybe a grocery cart went awry in a parking lot and hit your car, or your keys scraped the door handle. Either way, you know what that means: … Continued

Leaf-Peeping Plans? Don’t Leave Safety Behind

A few precautions can keep an autumn road trip on track. Watching the leaves change colors is a spectacular seasonal event—and a scenic drive is one of the best ways to appreciate the sights. But falling leaves and unruly weather … Continued

Saving Money on Life Insurance

Ways to keep your finances in as great a shape as you. Like any financial contract, life insurance has its complexities, especially when you begin comparing the particulars of one policy versus another. While understanding your policy’s fine print is … Continued

6 Simple Ways to Soundproof Your Home

You don’t have to invite noise into your house. Try these tips to dial down the volume. Most of our days are filled with noise—on the street, in the office, on mass transit or on the freeway. And chronic noise … Continued

Tips for Operating a Personal Water Craft

Ensure your thrill ride is a safe one. People ride personal water crafts (PWCs) across with a gleeful sense of abandon. Made popular with models such as Jet Ski, WaveRunner and Sea-Doo, PWCs now remain as much a part of the aquatic … Continued

Get Smart About Common Gardening Goofs

Avoid plant-related pitfalls with some sage advice. Maintaining a beautiful garden is more than a way to increase curb appeal to your visitors and passersby; your efforts may also pay off when resale or rental time comes along. So how … Continued

Condo vs. Co-Op: What’s the Difference?

Read about the differences, then take our interactive quiz to discover the option that is right for you. If the responsibilities of being a homeowner have become humdrum, it might be time to make a move. Or maybe you’re looking … Continued

5 Tips for Safe Boating

With summer in full swing, heed these reminders for fun on the water. For boat owners, basic safety goes a long way toward an incident-free summer on the water. The good news—more boaters are being safe. A record low 672 … Continued