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Life insurance: a safety net for your family

Life insurance: a safety net for your family

– Fallout from the long economic downturn has made it more important than ever for families to insulate themselves against financial shock. And yet, ownership of individual life insurance stands…

Creating a dog-friendly meal experience

Creating a dog-friendly meal experience

Mealtime is going…well, to the dogs – literally. Dumping kibble into a bowl and walking away has become less and less the norm. Feeding the family dog has evolved into…

Keeping hardwood floors looking beautiful is easier than you think

Keeping hardwood floors looking beautiful is easier than you think

No matter what the setting, the good looks and durability of hardwood floors can be maintained with minimal effort. It’s simply a matter of proper care and maintenance. The American…

Proactive parents and teachers can help keep kids safe online

Proactive parents and teachers can help keep kids safe online

If your teen is among the 93 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds using your family’s laptop, smartphone or tablet to surf the Internet, they are vulnerable to multiple cyber threats,…

Winterizing your light sources: Window and skylight tips

Winterizing your light sources: Window and skylight tips

– Sunshine and summer go together like coconut and pineapple. Yet when winter arrives with shorter days and cooler temperatures, the amount of sun that enters your home can be…

Living in luxury with the look of stone and slate flooring

Living in luxury with the look of stone and slate flooring

You can enjoy the rich, natural beauty and timeless appeal of stone or slate flooring anywhere in your home. The inspiring looks and touchable textures of stone and slate are…

Tips for a sustainable school year

Tips for a sustainable school year

Many of us are trying to live more sustainable lifestyles by wasting less, recycling more, and purchasing products made with recycled materials. What about our kids at school? Does back-to-school…

Celebrate autumn with these fun activities for the whole family

Celebrate autumn with these fun activities for the whole family

Fall is often considered the coziest of seasons. Not too hot, but not too cold, there is something about the vibrant colors of leaves and crisp air that make you…

How to make the successful transition from college to career

How to make the successful transition from college to career

Many recent college graduates continue to face a challenging job market, but do they know how to effectively locate and acquire a job? With 53.6 percent of bachelor’s degree-holders under…

Tips for updating your look in just minutes

Tips for updating your look in just minutes

Women today are busier than ever. Sometimes doing it all means rushing home after work to get ready for a night out, or saying yes to last-minute plans. But what…