Enjoy autumn colors on a cruise to New England, Canada

It’s that time of colorful year again – autumn.  Mother Nature shows off her colors in places like eastern Canada and New England, where leaves go from green to orange, crimson and glowing gold. The colorful array seen from a cruise ship is one that should be experienced at least [...]

By |2019-09-11T14:24:59-08:00September 12th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Enjoy autumn colors on a cruise to New England, Canada

Nearly 40 million to bet on NFL during league’s 100th season

Thirty-eight million American adults—15 percent of the U.S. adult population — will be betting on National Football League games this season, according to a new survey by the American Gaming Association. The rapid expansion of legal sports betting has provided increased opportunity for millions of Americans to bet safely with [...]

By |2019-09-04T15:04:58-08:00September 5th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Nearly 40 million to bet on NFL during league’s 100th season

Americans spending more on vehicle repair, care

On average, Americans spent $1,986 on vehicle repairs and maintenance in the last five years, according to a recent Ally survey conducted online by The Harris Poll among 2,012 U.S. adults. Millennials and Generation Z (ages 18-34 for this survey) paid an average of $2,334 for vehicle maintenance and repairs [...]

By |2019-08-28T15:07:41-08:00August 29th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Americans spending more on vehicle repair, care

Here’s a list of the most pet-friendly cities in the country

As National Homeless Animals Day on Aug. 18 approaches and with more than 85 million U.S. pet-owning households projected to spend $75 billion this year, the personal finance website WalletHub recently released an in-depth report on 2019’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities. In order to determine where Americans’ animal companions can enjoy [...]

By |2019-08-07T13:14:30-08:00August 8th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Here’s a list of the most pet-friendly cities in the country

Study reveals consumers are conflicted about self-care

Self-care appears to be a quite a conflict for some Americans consumers. A study commissioned by Massage Envy, a provider of therapeutic massage, assisted stretch and skincare services, collectively across its franchise network, released on International Self Care Day, offers insights on self-care habits and learned four in five people [...]

By |2019-07-24T20:28:43-08:00July 25th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Study reveals consumers are conflicted about self-care

Celebrate with safety this Fourth of July season

Family, fun, food and fireworks. It's that time of year when many will be celebrating the Fourth of July holiday. All too often, however, celebrations can end with a trip to the hospital if fireworks are mishandled. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission wants to make sure consumers know the [...]

By |2019-07-07T14:01:14-08:00June 27th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Celebrate with safety this Fourth of July season

Summer travel, gasoline and earning credit card rewards

Summer travel and gasoline go hand-in-hand, and with consumer demand for gasoline approaching its annual peak, people across the country are preparing to drive to vacation destinations. Motorists might be interested in learning more about the "Best & Worst States for Summer Road Trips," the "Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards," [...]

By |2019-07-07T14:02:58-08:00June 20th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Summer travel, gasoline and earning credit card rewards

Calling all pro-cycling fanatics: time for the Italian Autumn Classic

For fanatics of pro cycling, spectacles of power and speed can be washed down at leisure while sipping Lombardy’s light, red wines paired with risotto and ossobuco this fall in northern Italy. Over the eight days of the Italian Autumn Classics, Oct. 7-13, the rough riders of three end-of-season bicycle [...]

By |2019-06-05T10:17:47-08:00June 6th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Calling all pro-cycling fanatics: time for the Italian Autumn Classic

Why not try a bed & breakfast this summer? Bookings are on the rise

Bed and breakfast inns may seem like something from a different era, but according to Travelocity, this old school accommodation is seeing a significant upswing this summer. New booking data from the travel site shows room nights at B&Bs have grown 25 percent year-over-year both domestically and internationally, and some [...]

By |2019-05-22T19:12:37-08:00May 23rd, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Why not try a bed & breakfast this summer? Bookings are on the rise

Does your health insurance work outside the U.S.?

What happens if you're on vacation and injure yourself or get sick? An alarming number of Americans are unclear whether their health insurance works outside the U.S., according to a new survey from InsureMyTrip. Over 58 percent polled were not sure whether their domestic health insurance plan would cover any [...]

By |2019-05-01T09:46:03-08:00May 2nd, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Does your health insurance work outside the U.S.?