9 TOP BARBECUE AND GRILLING TIPS

Barbecue cooking tips for your Memorial Day Weekend. Meats 1. Coat grill rack with non-stick spray or vegetable oil before preheating to prevent food from sticking. 2. When grilling BBQ ribs or tenderloin, cook unwrapped for 50 to 75 per cent of the cooking time to infuse smoke and flavor. The remaining time wrap with…

Sunmark Spruce Up Troy – Video

Recently, Sunmark teamed up with the Troy Rehabilitation and Improvement Program (TRIP), Inc. and Sonyma – State of New York Mortgage Agency to spruce up the Hillside North neighborhood of Troy.  The Spruce Up is a community event that brings together residents and volunteers to cleanup, paint, repair, landscape and beautify specific blocks in their neighborhood…

How To Make The Most Of Your Summer Job

  For most of the past decade, my summer jobs have been haunted by screaming children. Don’t think “scary movie,” though — more like “public pool” (and “summer camp,” and “family friendly restaurant”). Despite the decibel level, I managed to learn a few tricks in those jobs, even when the work itself seemed like an inconvenience on…

Beyond The Badge – VIDEO

National Police Week was established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962 and this year is commemorated May 14 through May 20, 2017. National Police Week pays special recognition to law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. During National Police Week, Sunmark will…

Best Small Businesses for ‘Mompreneurs’

Moms wear many hats: chauffeur, nurse, chef, storyteller, slayer of monsters. Donning the entrepreneurial hard hat means adding another responsibility to your ever-evolving tasks. But those in the know say it can be done. “Every mom is an entrepreneur by nature,” says Ianthe Mauro, founder of Objects With Purpose, a company that makes nontoxic candles…

10 Secrets Of Great Moms

We found this interesting list of 10 secrets of great moms from Redbook magazine. Who knew? Gather Helping Hands. Enlist everyone you can to help you. Just because you’re a mother, that doesn’t mean you have to be Wonder Woman. Help Homework Happen. As soon as your kids get home from school, set them up for homework…

How to Find Your Net Worth

Net worth isn’t just a seven-figure number representing a celebrity’s wealth, or an even larger number measuring a company’s balance sheet. Everyone has a net worth, and calculating yours can be a step toward assessing your financial health. What you own minus what you owe The formal definition of net worth is the combined value of your…