COVID-19: In the Read

  COVID-19 may have left you with lots of extra time on your hands. Whether fiction, nonfiction, self-help or humor, why not allot certain portions of your day for time to read? Do you still read from physical books? With the advent of e-readers and other reading devices that burst onto the scene, to some…

3 Ways to Host a Stress-Free Friendsgiving

Thanksgiving is a few days away. But, do you also celebrate Friendsgiving during this time? What is Friendsgiving? When did the term originate? How can I host one? Read further, as your questions will be answered. The Science Behind the Holiday As you may know, Friendsgiving is a combination of friend and Thanksgiving. Friendsgiving refers…

4 Tips for Cyber Monday and Beyond

How close are you to finding the perfect gift for that special someone on your Christmas list? With people taking advantage of ‘Cyber Monday’ in droves, you’ll need to know how to stay safe while shopping online. These four tips should help you stay on course. Searching and Finding It’s an unfortunate part of life,…

8 Companies that Pay It Forward

How many companies do you think span the globe millions or billions? While it is hard to tell exactly how many companies there are in the world, it isn’t difficult to see which companies set the welfare of others as a top priority. Check out these eight organizations that continue to pay it forward. In…

Seen & Heard, Part 2

Celebrities are never ones to be bashful, especially when it comes to voicing their opinions. Especially when they have popular social media platforms such as Twitter. In the article Seen & Heard, Part 1, we looked at quotes that have been imparted by stars and other public figures, directly to us. For your reading pleasure, here’s part two. Imagine…

Seen & Heard, Part 1

They say a hint to the wise is sufficient. And, we’ve all heard of the phrase ‘famous last words.’ So, let’s tap into the minds of the famous, shall we? Forget the glitz, glamor and cameras as we delve into the minds of some of the most iconic names in history. Get a glimpse of quotes imparted by the famous,…

Decoding Credit Scores

You don’t need nationally syndicated talk show host, Clark Howard, to hammer into your head, the fact that it’s important to keep your credit in good standing; if you’ve been anywhere near a television these past couple of years, you already know the dangers of not doing so. We hear, credit this and credit that, all the time….

Need to Know Twitter Speak

From celebrities to private organizations, many have taken to, Twitter, the popular microblogging site to convey their messages in real-time. But, as we sift through pages and pages of text on our timelines, do we really know what everyone is saying while cramming everything in 140 characters or less? If you do, consider yourself among…

4 Tips for Selecting a Financial Adviser

For some, few things are left unguarded, but this may not be the case with personal finances. This is exactly the reason many choose a financial adviser. What should I look for when selecting my adviser? Learn how to select the one that is right for you in as easy as one, two, three. The…

4 Extra Reasons to Volunteer

People come from all walks of life, but one thing that is always needed and greatly appreciated is a volunteer. Thinking of volunteering your services to benefit others? You are not alone, many are seeking to do the same. These tips can help you maximize your volunteering experience. Extra Time on Your Hands Many volunteer…

8 Online Dating Sites

February 14th, a day set aside for couples to declare their undying love brings about many things including marriage proposals, vow renewals and weddings. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, there are many that have not been so lucky in love or even struck by cupid’s arrow, for that matter. But, there are Web sites that…

Blog Versus Web Site

Chances are you manage a blog, Web site or both. Conventional wisdom may suggest that they are one in the same, but, however, they are not. Do you know the difference between a blog and a Web site? The showdown begins. Blogging Basics It may seem like the term blog sporadically surfaced, but a blog actually stands…

3 Ways to Switch from Pessimism to Optimism

Wouldn’t it be wonderful, if with just a flick of a switch, we could turn off pessimism and turn on optimism? Are you a self-professed optimist or pessimist? Don’t worry either way, you can still learn tips for how to turn any situation around, in your mind at least. A Plethora of Feelings 1. Many…

4 Personal Branding Tips

Ever thought of owning your own business? Or perhaps, you are searching for ways to make your already existing business, ‘pop,’ so to speak. Either way, by following these tips, you are sure to get the stamp of approval from everyone who looks at your brand. Being the Ambassador of Your Brand 1. Personal branding…

4 Best Antioxidant Vitamins

We are right in the thick of ‘Cold and Flu Season.’ What does this mean? There is a great need to ramp-up our vitamin intake, to help promote our health by boosting our immune system. And, what better way to do this than by taking these four antioxidant vitamins? Listening to Vitamin Talk Step one is…

4 Healthy Weight Loss Tools

Your doctor may have advised you to lose weight for health reasons or you may want to trim the fat to look svelte like your favorite celebrity. And, many have been spinning their wheels in order to maintain the ideal weight with little or no success. If this is you, you’ve found the right article to help…

How to Claim your Lost Cash

Money comes and it goes just the same. Are you unsure if you have unclaimed money from bank accounts, insurance policies and the like? Well, time is running out, to claim your money that is. The Perfect Match If you are in need of extra cash, try searching right in your very own backyard, literally,…

How to Eat Right and Stay within Budget

You have two choices when it come to food options: You can either eat healthy or fill yourself with a bunch of empty calories. If you are like most of us, you are on a budget, but you can still eat right while staying well within your means. How? One way is by following these simple…

8 Headline Makers

Whether through social media, television or the various other media outlets, we constantly hear things that are particularly interesting to us; some are rooted and grounded in pop culture, while others are not. Nonetheless, here are eight shocking moments that will forever remain on the minds of many. Or, at least until the next moment temporarily erases the…

6 Tattoo Removal Tips

Getting ‘Ink,’ also known as getting a tattoo has been around for countless decades. But, what do you do when the tattoo of your dreams turns into a nightmare? That’s right, you remove it and the following will tell you the best ways to clear your canvas. Painting a Picture Why are people searching for…

Headache or Migraine?

There aren’t enough hours in the day to devote to unearthing the difference between a headache and a migraine. There is just so much mounting information on these topics. However, a brief synopsis of these conditions is outlined below. How to Decipher You’ve spent months preparing for a presentation at your work, only to awake…

3 Ways to Get More Bang for Your Buck

Washington, Lincoln and Hamilton. Can you stand to stretch your dollars a little further these days? You may be thinking that’s a silly question, we all can benefit from getting the most bang for our buck. Well, you’ve found the right article to explain three ways on how to do just that.  Counting Our Coins…

4 Infamous Malls for Fantastic Finds

The holidays are a lot closer than you may think. Do you shop for that ‘special someone’ on your list via Internet or do you set out on a journey to the mall with wall-to-wall shoppers? If you are more of a mall shopper, these four shopping centers may be just the places for you,…

Money On the 1’s: Penny Stocks 101

Very few things in life are without its risks. Penny stocks, however, falls right into the risk category. What are penny stocks? And, how are they traded? Continue reading for the answers. A Penny for Your Thoughts There are many scams out there concerning money, but penny stocks, to some, is not one of them. The…

4 Healthy Dining Tips

Are you on a diet or just trying to eat healthier? For some eating healthy and eating out may seem like an oxymoron, but it does not have to be one. By making these four simple selections when it comes to choosing your menu items, you may just thank your self later on, because you…

The Multi-Faceted Lives of Introverts

From harnessing the power of social media to celebrity encounters, in today’s world the pressure is on to be an extrovert, rather than an introvert. And, many view introverts as being the ‘underdog,’ but is this really the case? Of course not, this is just one of the many misconceptions about this particular group of…

3 Tricks for Selling Gold

Be it gold heirlooms handed down from generation to generation, that you want to sell or you are just eager to rid yourself of unwanted jewelry from a past relationship, there are ways to go about selling your treasures. In fact, three are discussed below. Selling on the Fly 1. The prices for gold are at…

1 Legal Addiction

The world is composed of many different kinds of people. And, some of us have developed both good and bad habits along the way. This article speaks to those who have one particular addiction, that of sugar. One Packet or Two? First, what is an addiction? An addiction is a condition that results when a…

Beat Boredom Three Times Over

Bored? We’ve all been there. With the multitudes of activities to partake in, you don’t have to stay that way for very long. Look into these three activities and your boredom may be banished, at least for the meantime, that is. Refusing to be Bored 1. Singer, Macy Gray, sang the hit song, “Do Something,”…

Taking Direction: 3 “Best Movies of 2012”

Whether “two thumbs up or two thumbs down,” legendary movie critics, Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, have been giving us their take on movies for decades. What’s more, movie-going is a favorite pastime for many and it rakes in whopping bundles of cash at the box office, each year. On the flip side of things,…

Pearls of Wisdom

They say those closest to you are the ones who are likely to hurt you the most. But, should family members and friends who are alcoholics or those who exhibit other forms of substance abuse be held to the same standard? After all, alcoholism is a disease, right? The Matter At Hand Yes, it is extremely disheartening that your…

Food Safety: Making the Grade

Bright lights, big city, New York City, an insanely popular tourist spot is famous for many things, including Broadway shows, some of the most recognizable names in Hollywood and delectable eateries. But, what do grades displayed on the walls of the sum 24,000 eateries actually mean? A Cornucopia of Restaurants Whether you are a resident…

The Most Common Cosmetic Procedures

A little nip and tuck here, a little augmentation there, we all are guilty of wanting to look our best. So, why not know what the most common cosmetic procedures are, along with their respective recovery times? Read further and you just might find ways to achieve your dream look. Changing your Whole Outlook Fame…