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Changes to know before filing your federal income tax return

Changes to know before filing your federal income tax return

Most tax law changes don’t affect the average taxpayer. That’s fortunate news, considering the U.S. averaged at least one tax law change per day every day between 2000 and 2012.…

Teenagers not driving safe cars, study shows

Teenagers not driving safe cars, study shows

Taking the driving test and earning a license is a cherished rite of passage for teenagers across the country. With their license in hand, they view the road as their…

Five tips to protect yourself from cybercrime this shopping season

Five tips to protect yourself from cybercrime this shopping season

Experts anticipate the number of cyber threats will increase this holiday season, especially during the popular Cyber Monday shopping holiday, as shoppers head online and in-store in record numbers to…

Achieving blood sugar control is important for people with type 2 diabetes

Achieving blood sugar control is important for people with type 2 diabetes

Do you know how to control your blood sugar? If you are one of the 29 million Americans living with diabetes, learning the basics is a great first step to…

Prepping for cold weather? Don’t forget your pet

Prepping for cold weather? Don’t forget your pet

Fall weather affects pets just like their people. While you are taking precautions to protect yourself from cooler temperatures and environmental changes, you need to safeguard your dogs and cats, too. …

Essential swim safety tips

Essential swim safety tips

As families start heading to local pools, lakes and beaches for warm weather fun, the staggering statistics around drowning risks take on renewed importance. Drowning is the second leading cause…

DIY projects to turn your backyard into a summer oasis

DIY projects to turn your backyard into a summer oasis

The smell of fresh-cut grass, the cascade of blooming flowers, and the laughter from outdoor entertaining are a few of summer’s favorite moments. With the warm weather in full bloom,…

Self-esteem: A top tool for empowering kids to stay smoke-free

Self-esteem: A top tool for empowering kids to stay smoke-free

Each day, 4,000 American children take up smoking, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Most are probably aware of the health risks, but the internal pressure they place on…

Change-of-season checklist for lowering home energy costs

Change-of-season checklist for lowering home energy costs

The change of season creates a need for many adjustments around your home, from switching over wardrobes to warmer clothes, to completing necessary yard work and home repairs. You can…

Gimme some more! A dozen fun facts about s’mores

Gimme some more! A dozen fun facts about s’mores

With back to school just around the corner, now’s the time to make the most of the final days of summer. Gather your family and friends around the fire and…

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