Turn off the TV! Leaving the television on is the number one electricity waster in the world. Many homes have multiple televisions and they are left on all day, you know for the cat or dog. Or you sleeping with the television (which messes with your sleep patterns), turn off the TV. On average it costs only about three cents an hour to run your TV, if you are running two TVs that’s $.60/day or $218 a year. May not sound like much, however, add to it the… Read More →
How to stay trendy? Trendy clothes can be ‘not worth the cost’, a way to stay trendy and save money is to spend more money on quality, well made clothes such as basic pants, skirts, blouses, jackets and jewelry. For men, pants, shirts and shoes. Something trendy comes along, purchase it as inexpensively as possible.
This week is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. Tax identity theft happens when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information — like your Social Security number — to get a tax refund from the IRS. It also can happen when someone uses your Social Security number to get a job or claims your child as a dependent on a tax return. Tax identity theft is the most common form of identity theft reported to the Federal Trade Commission. Please log onto our facebook page (link… Read More →
Brrr, it’s cold outside…have your home heating source checked annually and serviced to insure that it is working properly and well ventilated. If you are renting an apartment, check with the management to see what the process is and when it will take place. If you are renting a home, check with your rental company to see what the process is and who will pay for the service.
Trying to keep children engaged with family time during the break from the challenges of school can be a challenge for many parents. Many children want to hang out with friends and vacation away from their families. Why not create some fun activities that will keep them interest in “family-time” without intruding on “their time”? Hobby Day Have a day(s) during the week when your child is encouraged to invite friends over to participate in their favorite hobby Movie Night with a Twist Have a theme-movie night where… Read More →