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…

20 ‘Best Hospitals’ for the 2016 to 2017 Year

From taking x-rays to welcoming a newborn into this world, we never know when we’ll have to visit a hospital. But, at least there are hospitals that have a high rank if we do need to go to them; in fact, there are 20 such hospitals in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World…

3 Time Management Tips

Some days we have a heavier load than other days, by which there are may things that need to be accomplished; some all at once. Now is the time to hone in on exactly what needs to be done first and sharpen your time management skills in the process, you can do so by following…

4 Facts About Gift Cards

What do I buy? And, from which store? Finding the perfect gift for someone on your list can be like finding a needle in a haystack. Rather than running the risk of purchasing the wrong gift, scads of shoppers often turn to gift cards for help. One allure of gift cards is that you can opt…

3 Ways to Pick a Bank

Everyone knows that money makes the world go round. But, some just are not choosy enough about where they put their money for safe-keeping. After evaluating these three suggestions, it will become a whole lot clearer as to which banks may best serve your interests. Minding Your Money We expect our banks to provide us…

3 Ways to Enter the Fun Zone

Equal parts work and equal parts play, can make for one happy person. Now, that you have the work part down pat, it’s time to get a handle on the fun part, this is where this article comes in. Follow these three simple tips and you may enjoy life a little more. In the Market…

3 Anxiety-Busting Strategies

At some point in life, we all are faced with stressful situations. Whether these stressors effect us for minutes, hours, days or years is up to us. And, with these tips you can make a better choice of how long you will let if affect your day-to-day. Ready to Be Worry Free 1. It’s a…

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 Top, URL-Shortening Web Sites

For trendy social media sites like Twitter, that only allot a certain number of characters per post, 140 to be exact, URL shortening is the way to go in order to shorten Web links. But, which URL shortening sites are excellent for trimming the fat from links? Of the many link-shortening sites out there, four are…

4 Kid-Friendly Search Engines

Fact: The Internet is home to all types of Web sites. While surfing the Internet, kids are only a click away from being exposed to either the most helpful or harmful images. In the same vein, there are many safety concerns when off the Internet, let alone on it. But, at least by keeping these sites handy, you won’t have to…

3 More Pluses to Eating Chocolate

Many agree that chocolate is one of the best comfort foods there are and tear into chocolate bars on a regular basis. Moreover, the benefits of eating chocolate, while on the chocolate diet has gained a mammoth amount of press lately. As if we need a reason to indulge in this rich treat, here is…

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…

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…

3 Ways to Curb Bad Eating Habits

We eat to live and not live to eat. Though finding ways to balance eating and a healthy lifestyle may seem like one of the biggest feats to accomplish, it doesn’t have to be; especially if you follow these tips. Eating is Believing Whether we pile our plates up with our favorite foods are not,…

4 Ways to Stand Out at Your Work

We all go to work and put our best foot forward, each and every day. And, many of us are seeking ways to stand out while at our work. Want to stand out amongst the crowd of many? Here are four ways to ensure you are noted as a remarkable member of the team. Standing…

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…

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…

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 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…

3 Technology Myths Debunked

As technology continues to progress, many rumors or myths about it will continue to progress also. Read these three untruths about current technology, some of which you already may know the truth to. A Mythical Experience 1. It seems as though Apple has taken over the world these days and has flooded it with a…

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…

How Do U.S. States Rate?

Nobody knows for certain when the economy tanked this time around. Although our direct orders come from Washington, D.C., it’s a turn of events that continues to hold many at its mercy. But, the economy ebbs, flows and has been the focal point of conversation for years’ now and rightfully so. Why? On the heels…

4 Best Free Things

Someone once said the best things in life are free and from there many have embraced this notion. What does this mean? We don’t have to spend tons of money just to enjoy certain pleasures in life, four of which are listed here. Free as a Bird 1. Laughter has been said to be the…

10 States with Inflated Property Taxes

In the previous article, The Exit Strategy, we saw that residents of New Jersey are fleeing the state at astronomical rates. Though no body knows exactly why such a departure continues to take place, one possible reason may be because of high property taxes. According to a study completed by Tax Policy Center, New Jersey…

9 States Without a State Income Tax

Tax season, a time that many dread is almost upon us. In the previous article, 3 Ways to Not Get Audited, we took a look at how you can keep a healthy distance from the IRS, by doing your part. But, there are nine U.S. states where there is no state income tax. Yes, these states are…

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…

The Taming of the Flu

It’s common place to see would-be sufferers donning a mask during “flu” season. As the super cautious occasionally peer up from their masks, you get the sense that they would rather not wear a mask at all. But, just ask anyone and they will tell you that it’s no fun being sick, especially when the…

8 Easy New Year’s Resolutions

5-4-3-2-1…Happy New Year! Here’s to a wonderful 2014. Do you want to know how to make this year even more grand than the last? Follow these eight simple tips, of course. Resolve to Make this Year Better 1. As some people make New Year’s resolutions, many resolve to make the coming year better than the previous one. You…

3 DIY Projects You Ought Not Attempt

  With The Home Depot, Lowe’s and True Value home improvement stores in such close proximity to residences, it is easier than ever to tackle do-it-yourself projects. But, should you? Here are three reasons not to take-on work around the house. Work and Plenty of It 1. Do you want to beautify your home for yourself or because you…

10 Strongest U.S. Housing Markets

The U.S. is a wonderful country; it’s not without its set of problems like any other country, but wonderful nonetheless. Moreover, analysts continuously debate about whether or not the real estate market is back on track. What you should know is that 10 housing markets definitely are more secure than other ones. Utilizing Every Resource…

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,…