‘The Story of Us’ Contest

February is the month of romance, share your love story with us and we’ll add some spark with the Sunmark ‘Story of Us’ contest. ‘The Story Of Us’ grand prize winner will win an unforgettable night at The Century House. You’ll enjoy fireside dining for two in their main restaurant which features a menu that introduces a modern take on…

FOODS THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR MOOD

We all have those down days. The world looks bleak. Nothing feels right. Cheer up. We have just what you need to feel better: Chocolate. Or spinach. Take your pick. U.S. News & World Report has helpfully identified five foods that can help you see the brighter side. Call them the feel-good foods. 1. Dark…

FACTS ABOUT YOUR BODY’S TRUE CRAVINGS

Craving salty or sweet foods can actually be your body’s way of telling you it needs something. Here’s the info about your body’s true cravings. If you’re craving sweets It means your body really needs chromium, carbon phosphorous, sulfur, and tryptophan according to Shape.com. Get these by filling up on, fresh fruit, cheese and sweet…

What Is Debt-To-Income Ratio?

Your debt-to-income ratio is the sum of all your monthly debt payments divided by your gross monthly income. This number gives lenders a way to measure your ability to repay your loan, based on your income. Basically, imagine that your monthly mortgage is $1,000 per month. If you also have a car payment of $300,…

EASY TRICK SLASHES 500 CALORIES A DAY

If you cut 500 calories a day from your diet, you will lose weight. Here’s an easy way to do just that without changing anything about the foods and drinks you consume: Eat smaller portions. Prevention magazine calls portion control “the gold standard if you want to lose weight.” Gareth Hollands, a Cambridge University medical researcher,…

What Is Your Money Personality?

When it comes to money — whether we most enjoy spending it or saving it — we all have a money personality. Olivia Mellan, author of “Money Harmony: Resolving Money Conflicts in Your Life and Relationships,” has identified five distinct money personalities. Do note that each type has good qualities and shortcomings, and most of…

Secret To A Healthy Heart

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. While we can’t tell you that a good night’s sleep most nights will increase your checking account bottom line or make you smarter, it could very well make you healthier — so much healthier that you will live longer than those…