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...
Home Cooling Tips

Home Cooling Tips

Air conditioning is a great way to keep your home comfortable during the hot summer months, but it can bump up the electric bill. You can keep your home cool without burning your energy budget. Let’s take a look at some ways to keep your home cool this summer. Energy...
College Loan Options

College Loan Options

The average private, four-year college yearly tuition is about $31,000. Despite scholarships, grants and free financial aid, you may still need additional funds to cover the cost of college tuition. Here are some college loan options from Discover Student Loans....
Selecting a remodeling contractor

Selecting a remodeling contractor

Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom is a big project and finding the right contractor to do the work can be daunting. Following a few simple steps in selecting a remodeling contractor can make the difference between hiring a true pro that will show up and deliver...
Summer Vacations on the Cheap

Summer Vacations on the Cheap

Whether you’re travelling near or far, a summer vacation doesn’t have to drain your wallet. Here are some ideas for summer vacations on the cheap. Look for Off-Peak Times According to Trip Savvy.com, prices for hotels, airline flights, even car rentals, are based on a...
It’s Time to Start Your Garden

It’s Time to Start Your Garden

Spring is here and it’s time to start your garden. Proper preparation will ensure a robust garden all through the summer and into fall. Better Homes and Gardens offers these spring gardening suggestions: Prepare the Garden – If you haven’t already, rake your...
Buying vs. Leasing a New Car

Buying vs. Leasing a New Car

For many who are in the market for a new car, the question that usually arises is “Should I buy or lease?” Both have advantages and disadvantages. Let’s take a look at buying vs. leasing a new car. According to Edmunds.com, a person could lease a vehicle costing just...