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Friday, October 20, 2017

Stained coffee mugs

If your ceramic mugs have stubborn tea and coffee stains, try a baking soda paste. Mix a little water into several teaspoons of baking soda;...

How to buy a home when there aren’t many on the...

In economic parlance, many describe today's housing market this way: demand is high and supply is low.  In practical terms this means there are...

For a beautiful start in spring: You can store your tropical...

The growing season might be over, but you don't have to say goodbye to your tropical plants. With a little effort, you can have...

Kids and windows

Fires and falls are among the leading causes of injury and death for young children. Some falls are from windows, but a window is...

Renting tools instead of buying them

If you think doing a job yourself will save money, wait until you start buying tools.  A lawn mower is one thing but paying...

Vacation debt

According to the 2017 LearnVest Money Habits and Confessions Survey, 74 percent of people say they've gone into debt to pay for a vacation;...

Booming market lifts 401(k)s but should you relax?

People get nervous when the stock market crashes. They relax when it is high. And it is high. The market has been reaching landmark highs...

Why it is important to talk about money

Money has become a bit of a taboo subject in American culture.  Along with religion and politics, few other topics that are so eagerly...

Cord cutting update: Streaming TV expands

Entertainment is more plentiful than ever -- and more expensive. Cable gave everyone a great picture and more choices but it brought along high fees...

Never use a Roth IRA as an emergency fund

Roth IRAs are unique retirement tools in that they allow the owner of the account to withdraw their original deposits from the account at...