MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN CANDY BY DECADE

  Halloween is just around corner and it’s time to start stocking up on candy for trick-or-treaters. While trick-or-treating has been around since the 1920s, candy trends have changed over the years. 3 Musketeers bars were all the rage in 1930s while ’90s kids will remember AirHeads and Baby Bottle Pops piling up in their…

How to Buy a Car With Your Partner

With a vehicle, you and your partner can live out car commercial fantasies as you zig and zag on scenic switchbacks. But, just as every car ad ends with the financing information, you’re not going to live out that fantasy until you talk money, too. Before buying a car with your significant other, align on…

‘I See You” Honorees Announced

Sunmark Federal Credit Union announced four honorees, selected by you, who have won Sunmark’s 2017 ‘I See You’ award.  Each charity will receive a $500 cash donation from Sunmark and a donation of time from the Sunmark Charitable Community Foundation. Each winning charity is featured below. Honorees include Camp Bravehearts, Best Buddies, Interfaith Partnership For The Homeless and Double…

5 THINGS TO NEVER PUT ON A CREDIT CARD

  Unless you can pay your credit card bill as soon as it arrives, there are certain expenses you should never charge if you want to preserve your fiscal health and well-being. Charging just about everything makes good sense for those who have a lot of money in the bank. After all, it’s convenient to…

Halloween By The Numbers

  Americans will splurge on costumes, candy and pumpkins for a record $1.9 billion in Halloween spending this year, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights and Analytics. That’s up 8.3 percent from last year’s previous record of $8.4 billion. “Americans are planning to spend more than ever as they gear up…

BOOST YOUR BODY’S GOOD BACTERIA

Unclean living can be a smart idea for everyone, not just kids. These unusual strategies may strengthen your microbiome. We depend on a vast army of microbes to stay alive: a microbiomes protect us against germs, breaks down food to release energy, and produces vitamins. Don’t shower every day if you can get away with…

Crush Impulse Buying With These 4 Jedi Mind Tricks

Sometimes the dark side is too strong to resist, urging you to splurge on that second, even more perfect pair of brown boots or upgrade to a more stylish pair of wireless headphones. But the fleeting satisfaction you get from succumbing to these seductive I-didn’t-know-I-needed-it-until-just-now purchases can fade to a sense of financial failure when…