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10 great tips for happy, healthy, and safe holidays

10 great tips for happy, healthy, and safe holidays

Count your blessings and let go of unrealistic expectations. During the holidays people tend to think about how they wish their lives were different in some way. Gratitude is an appreciation of your life right now and can help you avoid a case of the holiday blues.   Ask each family member to make a

Cats, dogs, and cold weather

Always keep your dog on a leash when on snow or ice, especially during a snowstorm — when dogs can lose their scent and easily become lost. Once you get back indoors, wipe off your dog’s paws, legs, and stomach. They can ingest salt, antifreeze, or other chemicals when they lick their paws. Keep cats

College expenses vs. retirement savings

The safety talk before an airplane takes off goes something like this: “If the oxygen masks come down, put yours on first, then assist your child or the person beside you if they need it.” That’s because you’re not going to be much help to anyone if you’re unconscious. The same principle applies with money.

Tip For Disposing Expired Medication

Mixing any unused or expired over-the-counter and/or prescription medications with used coffee grounds can make the discarded drugs less appealing to children, pets, and people who may rummage through your trash. If you’re not a coffee drinker who has grounds readily available, you can ask a local coffee shop for used grounds or find another

Planning For Success

If your soccer team didn’t have one, they’d always be “wooden spooners”. You wouldn’t go on holiday without having one and you’d never have friends over for a BBQ without one. What are we talking about? A plan, of course! Yet amazingly, when it comes to money, most people don’t have a plan. They make