We’ve mentioned in past blog posts that according to the National Safety Council an estimated 25% of car accidents are caused by cell phone distractions. And that number is likely higher among younger, inexperienced drivers whose cell phones are practically an extra appendage.… Continue reading
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.… Continue reading
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 decision process, here are five of the best places according to Forbes for retirees, based on climate, affordability, low crime rates, insurance rates, availability of medical staff, and things to do to keep busy.… Continue reading
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.… Continue reading
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.… Continue reading
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.
When viewing an apartment, there’s a lot to process in a short time.… Continue reading