My Crazy Love Competition

My Crazy Love Contest

February 21

Whether it’s dressing up like a super hero, singing karaoke or saying yes to a puppy, we all do crazy things for the people we love.

Nationwide® Financial is asking you to share your crazy love story. Enter the “My Crazy Love” contest and submit a story and photo that demonstrates the crazy things you do for love for your chance to win a family vacation worth up to $10,000. Continue reading

Black Friday vs Cyber Monday Infographic

‘Tis the Season to Go Shopping: Black Friday and Cyber Monday Battle It Out for Consumer Dollars

November 20

Nothing says “holiday shopping” quite like the four-day weekend from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers spent $59.1 billion on 2012 during the busiest shopping weekend of the year. While 10% of shoppers rushed to the stores right after finishing their Thanksgiving dinners, others waited until Cyber Monday, with online shopping peaking at 11:25 a.m. EST. Whether you plan to shop in-store or online, check out this infographic for more fun Cyber Monday and Black Friday statistics. Continue reading

Black Friday vs Cyber Monday

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: Fun Facts and Info

November 20

With the traditional holiday shopping season upon us, some retailers are opening on Thanksgiving Day to kick-start early Black Friday deals, while most stores are sticking to a Friday opening. Online sales during Cyber Monday saw a 30% increase in 2012 – a percentage expected to rise this year, according to IBM Digital Analytics. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Continue reading

Night driving tips on Halloween

Drive Safely this Halloween

October 29

Children in spooky costumes, bags of good candy corn and scary ghost stories set the scene for an exciting night. With kids four times more likely to be involved in pedestrian-car collisions on Halloween, however, Oct. 31 can be one of the most dangerous nights for driving. Drive safely on Halloween with these tips from the National Safety Council. Continue reading

halloween safety tips

How to Have a Safe and Spooktacular Time this Halloween

October 23

What youngster doesn’t get a thrill out of Halloween? From dressing up as their favorite goblin, princess or superhero to hauling in the treats, Halloween can be fun for kids. But before you let your costumed character out the door, know your community’s trick-or-treat night and hours, and keep these safety tips from the American College of Emergency Physicians in mind. Continue reading