Americans Still Paying the Price of Cold War With Health Problems

.     Americans Still Paying the Price of Cold War With Health Problems     (StatePoint) For many Americans, the Cold War is a distant memory or something read about in history books. But for thousands of workers who supported the war effort as an integral part of the nation’s nuclear defense system, it […]

Get More Bang for Your Buck With These Spring Home Improvements

.   Get More Bang for Your Buck With These Spring Home Improvements (StatePoint) The warmer weather means it’s time to start thinking about home improvement projects. Whether you’re getting your home in tip-top shape for your own enjoyment, or getting it ready to put on the market, not all home improvement projects are created […]

5 Ways Companies are Keeping Employees Happy

.     5 Ways Companies are Keeping Employees Happy (StatePoint) For years, many American businesses have provided wellness programs dedicated to encouraging employees to improve their physical health and fitness. But a new work culture is emerging, as employers recognize the need to focus on the overall well-being of their associates in order to […]

Celebrate Libraries in Your Community

.     Celebrate Libraries in Your Community (SPM Wire) February is Library Lovers’ Month, a time to reflect on the value of libraries. Here are four great ways to celebrate: • Visit the library: When is the last time you visited your library? If it’s been some time since you’ve visited, you may not […]

Tips to Tackle 2019 With Greater Financial Confidence

.   Tips to Tackle 2019 With Greater Financial Confidence (StatePoint) Many Americans will start the New Year with specific goals or resolutions in mind. While resolutions are often broken where your finances are concerned, they don’t have to be. Use these tips to tackle 2019 with greater financial confidence. • Set a specific goal. […]

Tips to Make A Style Statement in Every Room of Your House

.     Tips to Make A Style Statement in Every Room of Your House (StatePoint) Want to elevate your home décor in the new year? Whether you’re going for farmhouse style or mid-century modern décor, make a statement in every room, even the most neglected spaces. From the laundry room to the garage, to […]

What Every Frequent Flier Should Know

.   What Every Frequent Flier Should Know (StatePoint) At any given time, up to 5,000 aircraft are in American skies. Ten million passenger flights took place in 2016. The “Golden Age” of air travel may feel like it’s long gone in a time of heightened security and since the advent of mass affordable flight, […]

Why Vocational Education is Critical for Many Young People

.     Why Vocational Education is Critical for Many Young People (StatePoint) In this high-tech era where a college degree is positioned as a necessity for success, vocational education is often overlooked. But experts say that a vocational education provides the right experience for many jobs that are currently vacant. Indeed, there are 30 […]

How Much Will This Season Cost Holiday Shoppers?

.       How Much Will This Season Cost Holiday Shoppers?   (StatePoint) According to one quirky and fun annual economic indicator, the cost of holiday shopping is on the rise this year, at least according to the song “The 12 Days of Christmas.” To purchase all the gifts mentioned in the classic holiday […]

Tips for a Smooth Tax Season

.   Tips for a Smooth Tax Season (StatePoint) Though Tax Day happens every year, it still seems to take many Americans by surprise. This year, don’t miss the deadline or let this crucial to-do loom large over your head. To have a smooth tax season, consider the following: • Getting Started Early: If you […]