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,…

HOW TO MAKE THE BEST CUP OF COFFEE

Good news for java junkies. Love your coffee? Your heart may love it, too. People who drink three to five cups of coffee a day appear to have a lower risk of developing clogged arteries, one of the top causes of a heart attack. HealthDay News reports that researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of…

REASONS TO START YOUR DAY BEFORE 6AM

The common saying, “the early bird catches the worm” originated from the collection of English parables written by Jon Ray. People who desire success obtain it. We all know getting up earlier could benefit us in some form or fashion, but many of us fail to actually pursue doing it. Getting up in the morning…