Keep Your Credit Cards Safe During the Holidays

Keep Your Credit Cards Safe During the Holidays

Your credit cards get quite a workout during the holiday season. Shopping in a store or online, you need to keep your credit card account safe. Here are some precautions you can take: Don’t use debit cards Use cash or a credit card to make purchases. If someone gets...
Paint or Wallpaper

Paint or Wallpaper

If you are planning to spruce up those tired walls in your home, you may be asking whether to paint or wallpaper. Both have pros and cons according to the QC Design School. Let’s take a look. Paint Pros: This is the classic, easiest, most durable and less expensive...
Holiday Shopping Tips

Holiday Shopping Tips

The weekend after Thanksgiving has become the biggest shopping period of the season. Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday attract millions of shoppers to stores and online sites. Readers Digest has holiday shopping tips to help you get the best...
Tips to Winterize Your Home

Tips to Winterize Your Home

Colder weather is fast approaching and it’s time to get your home ready for winter. Here are some tips to winterize your home. Clean up the Yard – Once the leaves stop falling, rake them up. Also, give the lawn one last mowing. Cut it short to prevent matting from...
Know Your FICO Score

Know Your FICO Score

Your FICO score determines your credit risk to lenders, the percentage rate to pay it back, and whether they will offer a loan. Knowing how your credit habits affect the score will help you get the best borrowing rates and lower insurance premiums. What is FICO? The...
Drive-in Theater Nostalgia

Drive-in Theater Nostalgia

Today, in addition to going to a theater, you can watch a movie on your mobile device, computer or television. Years ago, you could watch a movie from the comfort of your car – at a drive-in theater. There are still some that yearn for those nostalgic summer nights of...
Selecting the Right Paint Colors for Your Rooms

Selecting the Right Paint Colors for Your Rooms

You’re ready to spruce up those tired old rooms, but overwhelmed at trying to find just the right colors. There are so many shades of paint colors available today that it can be daunting selecting the right ones for your rooms. Here are some tips in selecting paint...
Choosing the Right Credit Card

Choosing the Right Credit Card

With so many types available today, choosing the right credit card can be confusing. You can earn rewards for cash or points for gift cards or reduced air fare. Before choosing a credit card, think of your needs and lifestyle. Do you travel frequently? Do you carry...
Mid-Summer Lawn Care Tips

Mid-Summer Lawn Care Tips

The dog days of summer are here and while most everyone enjoys the hot, dry days, your lawn does not. Following some mid-summer lawn care tips can help keep your grass green and happy. Cool weather grass, which is prevalent throughout much of the country except most...
Back to School Shopping Tips

Back to School Shopping Tips

Shopping for back to school clothes and supplies can be an expensive venture. Gone are the days when parents had to buy a few shirts and pants for their kids. Today, in addition to designer clothes, mobile devices, books and other necessities make up the list of back...