Daily Habits That Can Change Your Life

Being successful in life, as well as happier, could be a magic trick. Well, provided you wield a magic wand that instills in you good habits. Medium.com has identified eight powerful habits. They’re simple, but pack a punch. If you adopt them and faithfully practice them every day, your life could change for the better.…

3 Ways Student Loans Affect Your Taxes

  Anxiety at tax time is common, but millennials feel it more than others. Millennials are the age group most worried about filing their taxes, according to a recent NerdWallet survey conducted by Harris Poll. Factoring in student loan debt can be especially confusing. “You’d be surprised how many people out there don’t even think…

How to Buy a Used Car

    Shopping for a used car is a great way to get the most vehicle possible for your money, and there are lots of preowned gems out there just waiting to be found. These simple steps can help you choose one you can drive happily for years to come. Calculate your budget and explore…

MISTAKES THAT MESS WITH YOUR EYES

  Quit these habits so you can see clearly, now and in the future. You rely on your eyes from the second you wake up to the moment you turn off the lights at night. But are you really giving them the TLC they deserve? Here’s what not to do if you want your vision…

WARNING: Tax Refund Predators Are Waiting

People who don’t have much money during the rest of the year can become big targets during tax refund season. For those living paycheck to paycheck, tax refunds — which average around $3,000 — may be the largest chunk of unobligated cash they see all year. Retailers hope to get some of that money, but…

High School Sports Key To Adult Success?

Playing a high school sport could be the key to adult success. Youth who participate in school sports not only are more likely to go to college, but also earn more money as working adults, whether they played on the football team or faced opponents one-on-one on the tennis court, according to a Harris Poll.…

You Can Cut a Better Deal on These 9 Bills

The word “bills” used to be synonymous with “fixed expenses.” But there’s nothing fixed about many of the bills a typical household pays today. Some bills have introductory rates that expire, shooting monthly costs skyward. Others offer secret discounts or upgrades to those in the know. Providers constantly tweak their plans and pricing, which means…

Snowstorm Safety Tips

  The New York Governor’s Office compiled a list of safety tips on how to stay safe during the winter storm. Safety Precautions All residents should have the following items available: Flashlight and extra batteries. Battery-powered portable radio or NOAA Weather Radio to receive emergency information. Seven to ten days’ supply of food. High-energy food,…