Would You Rather Text or Talk?

American cell phone users are giving two thumbs up to texting over talking. A recent study reveals 83 percent of adults in the U.S. own a cell phone, 73 percent text and 31 percent of them would rather send and receive written notes than chat. The average adult in the U.S. sends or receives 41.5…

MAKING THE MOST OF E-BANKING

  Most people are at least somewhat tech-savvy these days. But when it comes to digital banking, you might be missing out on a few time-saving tricks. Here’s how the internet can help make your financial life easier. ONLINE BANKING You don’t have to leave home for everyday transactions, because Sunmark offers a slew of online banking…

Stop! You Could be Voting Wrong

You may think you’re casting your vote for the candidate that best represents your political, economic and social views, but it could be something else that attracts you to that individual: the tenor of his or her voice. Voters prefer candidates with a deeper voice, according to a study from the University of Miami and…

IS FALL THE BEST TIME TO BUY A HOUSE?

Sometimes it’s smarter to buy certain items according to the season, like sweaters near the end of  winter and swimsuits in late summer. But what’s the best season for buying a house? The answer: the fall. As temperatures cool and trees shed their leaves, enough factors break in the buyer’s favor to make it the No. 1 season for…

THINGS YOU SHOULD CLEAN — BUT DON’T

You touch it. Other people touch it. But do you ever clean it? We’re talking about everyday items that most people never think to swab down, such as credit cards, ceiling fans and toilet paper holders. The Huffington Post‘s StyleList assembled a list of the top 10 most dirty, dusty and germy places in your…

Don’t Break The Piggy Bank

When it comes to saving a lot of money, sometimes it’s the little savings that add up. A Harris Poll randomly surveyed adults to find out what they’re doing to save money now, and the replies are a step-by-step list on how you can tighten your belt without a lot of sacrifice. Here’s the top…