COVID-19: A Closer Look at Social Distancing

Who would have thought 2020 would begin with concerns of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the demand to be quarantined? The United States was taken by storm by how rapidly the COVID-19 spread. As America continues to battle the pandemic, scores of heath officials have insisted that social distancing should be a daily practice until the…

The Science Behind Daylight Saving Time

Spring forward, fall back…wait a minute, how does that go? Since many are not sure about the nuts and bolts of Daylight Saving Time (DST), we will delve into more information about this well-known time of the year. Here is what you need to know. First, the official spelling is Daylight Saving Time, not Daylight…

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…

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….

10 States with Best/Worst Jobs Outlook

Some economists believe the economy is on the verge of a comeback. While many U.S. states have seen great job growth, others have not shown such promising signs of advancement. In this turbulent economic climate, peruse this list of states with the fastest and slowest jobs outlook, thus far. Best Job Outlook: 1. North Dakota…

5 Social Media Snafus

Facebook this, Tweet that, is there anyone who’s not on some form of social media these days? More pointedly, the landscape of how we connect to one another is rapidly changing; which means we have much more to be aware of. But, you no longer have to assume anything when it comes to social media, just follow…

3 Ways to Not Get Audited

You go to work and pay your fair share of taxes to ‘Uncle Sam.’ So, why would you be on the IRS’ radar? You’d be surprised by how many could have gotten the target on their back. Likewise, there are several ways to keep this well-feared firm at bay. On or About April 15 Did you know that…

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…

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…

Best Cleaning Tips, Ever

The husband, the kids, the dog. Our homes are arranged and rearranged everyday. Wouldn’t it be great if you had your own personal guide on how to clean shop? By following these cleaning tips, you may get your home back in tip-top shape even faster. Cleanliness Is… It’s never too early or too late for…

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…

2 Dangerous Places to Use Debit Cards

Magicians all across the globe may be amazed at how some are able to successfully gain access to ones debit card information. We work hard for our earnings and this is exactly the reason why we should learn how to protect our money, especially when it comes to swiping our debit cards. Which two places…

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…

The Exit Strategy

New Jersey, the ‘Garden State,’ is synonymous with beaucoup things. Most notably is tomatoes, politicians that have acquired a national platform and being a leader in high taxes for both homes and automobiles. But, now the state has the largest amount of fleeing residents, too. How so? The moving company United Van Lines analyzed 125,000 moves…

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…

3 Ways to Boost Your Energy Level

Awake to a blaring alarm, drop the kids off at school, go to work. We’ve all felt physically drained at some point in time, especially after successfully completing a full day at our work, in order to get the job done. And, why wouldn’t we? After all, we are not a robot that is capable…

4 Tips for Flying the Friendly Skies, Faster

Here’s a little known fact, roughly 1.8 million passengers pass through our nation’s airports in a single day. What does this mean? Transportation Security Administration (TSA) works around the clock to ensure passengers safely reach their destinations and on time, too. Whether you are traveling domestically or internationally, you may want to think about these…

4 High-Growth, High-Paying Careers

On any given day our minds are subject to change, especially when it comes to career choices. Do you want to make more money? Of course, we all do. In that case, you may want to consider these four high-paying jobs, that can be both lucrative and rewarding, too. All In a Days’ Work It’s…

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,”…

A Crying Shame: Danger in the Inner-City

Violence continues to plague inner-cities across the United States for reasons that are not exactly known, especially hard-hit are the youth. What’s more, on Saturday, July 13, 2013, the world was divided as the verdict was handed-down to, George Zimmerman, thereby sealing his fate in the Trayvon Martin case. Many were flabbergasted to learn the…

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,…

Paper, Paper Go Away!

Everyone has a never-ending laundry list of things that must be accomplished. Paying bills every month, check! Accumulating tons of papers throughout the years, check! What do you do with these now unwanted debris? Well, the answer may be a lot closer and simpler than you may think. Paper by the Pound By and large, nobody…

Organic Food Showdown

You love your family, so it’s only right to want to feed them the best. That’s where organic food comes in. This method of cultivating food has gained massive amounts of press lately. And, here’s why. Comparing Apples to Oranges As previously stated, we hear the term “organic” tossed around a lot, but what does…

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…

3 Hurdles Some Teachers Face

Whether for the sheer love of children or to see the proverbial light bulb go on in a child’s head, professionals choose teaching as a career path for any given number of reasons. However, teachers face some very serious challenges that often go unnoticed. Though there are many obstacles teachers are confronted with on a…

9 Highly Avoidable Scams

All over the world, many are waiting with bated breath to illegally pad their pockets at the expense of others. Money squandered, shame and regret, scores of people are duped by scam artists; way more than are willing to admit. But, just how do scammers operate? And, what are nine common scams? The answers just might shock you. Reading…

Just a Drink or Two

It’s expressly written in the Declaration of Independence that everyone is entitled to, “Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” If this is the case, why is “buzzed driving” considered drunk driving? Generating A Lot of Buzz It stands to reason, that although the unofficial start to summer, Memorial Day, already has passed, major holidays still lend…

A Pain in the Bug

The countdown begins, we are just a few short weeks away from the start of summer. What does this mean? Traveling and vacations. But, most of all it may mean spending time away from home in a hotel. While we have seen a rapid influx of bed bugs in recent years, nobody wants to bring these unwanted…