MANAGING CREDIT CARD DEBT

Your personal credit score is just as important as some of the other important numbers in your life. Financial institutions calculate your credit score, which determines what type of interest rate you will receive on a mortgage or credit card. Many other institutions are now using credit scores to calculate how high your health and…

PREPARING FOR A VACATION

Keeping Your Home Safe While You’re Away When preparing to leave for a vacation, it’s easy to overlook basic home safety precautions. To protect your residence while you’re away and enjoy a worry-free trip, keep these tips in mind. There are a number of hazards that could affect your home while you’re away, including lightning,…

ALLERGIES: SEASONAL RELIEF

As the seasons change, so will your allergy symptoms. You can combat your allergic reactions with these seasonal tips. Mold growth blooms indoors and outdoors with spring rains. As flowers, trees, weeds and grasses begin to blossom, allergies will follow. Spring-cleaning activities can stir up dust mites, so be sure to: Wash your bedding every week…

Tips for Safe Spring-cleaning

Spring is a great time of year to get rid of the clutter you’ve accumulated over the winter and tackle the dust and grime that has crept into your workspace. It’s also a great opportunity to think about safety and eliminate potential hazards. Be sure to keep these tips in mind when spring-cleaning: Take a…