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Health Costs Top List of Concerns for Americans Planning Retirement

If you're busy planning for your retirement or just dreaming about it, a new poll reports health costs top the list of concerns for Americans looking toward their Golden Years. In fact, nearly two-thirds (65 percent) are confident they have saved enough -- or will save enough -- to retire comfortably, [...]

By |2019-01-16T14:51:45+00:00January 17th, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on Health Costs Top List of Concerns for Americans Planning Retirement

Buying a Dream Home Can Be Difficult for First-time Buyers

Purchasing a home is considered to be one of the most expensive transactions most Americans will make in their life, and breaking into the housing market can be very difficult for first-time buyers. However, a new RealEstate.com analysis finds the typical first-time buyer earns more than the median household income, helping them [...]

By |2019-01-13T16:28:51+00:00January 15th, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on Buying a Dream Home Can Be Difficult for First-time Buyers

Going on a Cruise? Consider Purchasing Travel Insurance

Bermuda, Jamaica, U.S. Virgin Islands ... If taking a luxurious cruise is in your near future you might want to consider purchasing travel insurance before you sail off into the sunset. Why would you need travel insurance? Cruises are among the most in demand vacations in the United States, more than [...]

By |2019-01-05T16:42:38+00:00January 10th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Going on a Cruise? Consider Purchasing Travel Insurance

Make an Estimated Tax Payment Now to Avoid Tax-time Shock

While official "Tax Day" doesn't arrive until April 15, it’s not too late to make an estimate tax payment to avoid a tax-time shock in the months ahead. The Internal Revenue Service advises employees -- whose 2018 federal income tax withholding unexpectedly falls short of their tax liability for the [...]

By |2019-01-05T16:17:57+00:00January 8th, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on Make an Estimated Tax Payment Now to Avoid Tax-time Shock

A New Year: Try a Wellness-Infused Vacation

The holidays have passed and now it's time for you to return to a healthier existence. That said, why not set a New Year's resolution to make time to escape for a wellness-infused vacation? Gone are the days when vacations meant over-indulging to the point of being uncomfortable. Now a [...]

By |2018-12-31T17:52:12+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on A New Year: Try a Wellness-Infused Vacation

Ring in 2019 Wearing the Right High Heels

Got your New Year’s Eve outfit and high heels picked out? You might want to read the following article before slipping your toes into those super pointed, sky-high stilettos. For many people, the days and weeks leading up to New Year's Eve include picking out the perfect outfit and shoes [...]

By |2018-12-23T17:50:26+00:00December 27th, 2018|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Ring in 2019 Wearing the Right High Heels

Holiday Travel Nightmare?

If you are headed out of town for the holidays, lucky you. And bah humbug to all the naysayers who tell you to avoid airports on the whole. Sure, depending on your airport of choice, the potential for flight delays can grow exponentially.  But if you are well prepared in [...]

By |2018-12-16T17:21:20+00:00December 20th, 2018|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Holiday Travel Nightmare?

How to Help Those Who are Hungry During the Holidays

The holidays are about much more than giving someone a big, expensive gift wrapped up in a neat bow. It's about giving to those who are less fortunate and perhaps even hungry. Did you know that hunger doesn't take a holiday for the one in six kids in America who [...]

By |2018-12-09T17:51:16+00:00December 14th, 2018|Lifestyle|Comments Off on How to Help Those Who are Hungry During the Holidays

Oops: How to Clean Nasty Carpet Stains

The holiday season is here and that means plenty of people coming and going in your home, apartment, condo or townhouse. They will be trekking through your front door, down the hall and toward the other rooms of your humble home. While you're happy to be entertaining friends and family [...]

By |2018-12-03T16:10:50+00:00December 6th, 2018|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Oops: How to Clean Nasty Carpet Stains

Best and Worst Cities for Singles in Search of Love

Trying to meet the person of your dreams is not as easy at may seem and it can be quite costly.  Perhaps you have tried everything from dating websites to dating Apps, as well as been fixed up by a friend. If nothing has worked for you, you might want [...]

By |2018-11-25T18:21:28+00:00November 29th, 2018|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Best and Worst Cities for Singles in Search of Love