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Printer Ink: Seven Sensational & Simple Ways To Save

Anne Middleton
February 3rd, 2016

The number of people who work from home on a regular basis (and are not self-employed) grew by 89.8% from 2005 to 2013, to 3.5 million employees, according to data from Global Workplace Analytics. In fact, 77% of people stated that rooms in their homes that are not dedicated as bedrooms would be used as a home office. With this revealing data, and with today’s focus on technology, no one would be surprised to learn that over 83% of the US households own a printer.  Believe it or not, this simple device may be draining your bank account faster than you believe. Printer ink might actually be the most expensive liquid you purchase.

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When You Should Take Your Pet To The Vet

Anne Middleton
February 2nd, 2016

Is Fluffy looking puny?  Is Rover not so rambunctious?  Many of the very health concerns that concern us humans also plague our fur babies, like diabetes, cancer and obesity.  Additionally, since cats, dogs, lizards and bird’s anatomies don’t mirror our own, sometimes it’s difficult to detect a problem early.  That’s why investing in preventative veterinary care for pets, like we do for ourselves, is important to maintaining pet health.  Far better to maintain the care regimen of a healthy pet, than lapse in care and then have tremendous bills for a sick one.

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On Your Mark with McAfee

Abbey O'Bryan
February 2nd, 2016

On your mark. Get set. Go! 2016 is flying by. We’re already a month in. For many of us, February is the first opportunity for us to catch our breath after the holidays. In January, the New Year was celebrated. The out-of-town guests took their leave or maybe you returned home from visiting family. The gift returns and exchanges were handled. The decorations were all packed away and stored back in the attic. The credit card bill showed up (yikes!). And now it’s finally time to get back on track. Time to crack down on all the superfluous spending, the spontaneous celebrating, and the sinful snacking.  Clean it up, America.

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The Best Homemade Valentine’s Gifts

Anne Middleton
February 1st, 2016

Valentine’s Day is traditionally celebrated as a day filled with love and desire. Red hearts are symbols of this romantic winter day and you can’t miss the displays of chocolates, cards and gifts in every store. It has become an immensely popular annual holiday as evidenced when 2015 Valentine’s Day retail spending reached a record $18.9 billion. It is clear that people of all ages aspire to express their love in form of tangible gifts for their loved ones on this special day. It’s true that men are expected to deliver a memorable gift on this day of love.

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Men’s Guide To A Successful Valentine’s Day

Anne Middleton
January 29th, 2016

Are you one of the more than half (54.9 percent) of Americans who plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day?   If so, you are in good company.  A 2015 survey revealed that the average person celebrating their love on February 14th is expected to shell out $142.31. And just to add to the stress of this day of romance, a 2015 survey showed that 53% of women would actually end their relationship if they didn’t get something from their loved one on Valentine’s Day. Men are in quite a predicament to preform to some pretty high standards on this day of love.  To avoid being put in the dog house, here are some Valentine’s gift ideas for her.

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Tips On Staying Healthy This Flu Season

Anne Middleton
January 28th, 2016

You may have gotten through the holidays flu-free, but you should still be taking precautions to keep yourself healthy.  Besides your physical health, keeping yourself healthy financially is important too.  Having the flu cost Americans with no paid sick leave nearly $7 billion in lost wages, and somewhere between $250 and $1000 to get treated.  We have some suggestions for you to keep healthy this blustery winter.  Besides washing your hands often and getting vaccinated, eating healthy can boost your immunity. Here are foods that boost the immune system that should be part of your healthy diet.    1.

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What Does The Fed Rate Hike Mean For Me?

Anne Middleton
January 27th, 2016

It’s been a decade since the fed has raised interest rates and investors, and even everyday folks, are having to refresh their memories on how a fed interest rate hike effects them.  Many see the rate hike as further indication that the economy continues to improve after the Great Recession. Here are a few ways the rate hike might impact you: 1.  There will be better rates for savings over time as rates increase, which can help retirees.  2. Credit card interest rates will go up as the interest rate goes up.  On average, 11.07%  was the average credit card interest consumers paid.  Introductory offers will be shorter and less generous.

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How To Throw The Perfect Star Wars Movie Night

Anne Middleton
January 26th, 2016

Unlike the Star Wars premiere held in Hollywood last December, you may not have five thousand guests coming to watch the movie, but you still might find yourself hosting a Star Wars viewing party this year.  We have some ways to channel the force into your party planning and get the most bang for your buck too.  You may have missed your chance to do a Star Wars marathon this winter, but new installments of the saga are scheduled to be released in 2017 and 2019.

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Most Popular NFL Franchises

Anne Middleton
January 25th, 2016

Move over New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks—Los Angeles is America’s new, up and coming football mecca.  The Rams have made their relocation to the City of Angels official, and it seems that other clubs are also considering the move.  The Chargers and the Raiders may not be far behind the Rams, allured by what will become the NFL’s largest stadium, in Inglewood, CA.  Prior to the announcement, Los Angeles hadn’t had an NFL team since 1994.  St. Louis fans are crushed by the news, of course.

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8 Easy Ways To Conserve Water (And Money)

Anne Middleton
January 22nd, 2016

During the winter months, when rain is pouring down all over the city and saturating the ground, it is puzzling as to why conserving water is so important. Unfortunately, no matter where you reside, the supply of water is not limitless. Fresh, clean water is a limited resource. The truth is that less than 1% of all the water on Earth can be used by people. The rest is salt water or is permanently frozen and we can't drink it, wash with it or use it to water plants. It is a simple (perhaps morbid) fact that water equals life. Conserving water now assures future generations will have enough clean water to live a healthy existence.

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