Articles in the Good Dollars and Sense Category

Recalled Vornado Space Heaters Can Melt, May Cause Fires!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 10 November 2014
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DailyFinance.com By Mitch Lipka Posted November 10th 2014   It’s time to think about space heaters. Specifically, Vornado VH 110 whole-room Vortex electric space heaters. They’re were recalled because they can start fires, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said. Vornado told the CPSC that it has received 29 reports of units overheating and melting. Among [...]

16 Ideas To Help You Drum Up Money For A Down Payment!
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Posted in Education, Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 17 September 2014
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MSN.com By Marilyn Lewis, MSN Real Estate Posted September 17th 2014   Coming up with a big pile of cash to buy a home may seem daunting, especially if it’s your first place. Here’s expert advice on the many ways you could make it happen, along with 4 dead-end options to avoid. If you’re hoping [...]

The YMCA Of Greater Cleveland Celebrates 160 Years: New Parker Hannifin Branch To Open At The Galleria!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Health & Fitness, Northeast Ohio, Sports on 3 September 2014
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ClevelandYMCA.org By Rick Hass Posted September 3rd 2014   The YMCA of Greater Cleveland is a cause-driven organization committed to developing youth, promoting healthy living, and being socially responsible. Since its founding in 1854, the YMCA of Greater Cleveland has provided quality programs and services across an increasingly wide spectrum that encompasses fitness, education, civic [...]

8 Best Things to Buy In August!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Lifestyle on 11 August 2014
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DailyFinance.com By Wendy Rose Gould Posted August 11th 2014   As we march into August, catchphrases such as “back to school” and “fall frenzy” hit parents and fashionistas. August is also when people start thinking about some big holidays — Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s — and, as such, consumerism starts to pick up [...]

July Home-Maintenance Checklist!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 27 July 2014
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MSN.com Posted July 27th 2014   Use the good weather to clean and repair asphalt, concrete and fences. Prune or remove problem trees and protect landscaping from deer. Conduct your own home-energy audit and put insulating foam jackets on hot-water pipes. Take advantage of warm weather while playing or doing chores to also cast a [...]

Cut Cooling Costs With The Right Roof Color!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 6 June 2014
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DailyFinance.com By The Savings Experiment Posted June 6th 2014   ALUMINUM ROOF Experts explain how a lighter colored roof can save you money. The wrong color on your home’s exterior can cost you, so if it’s time for a new coat of paint or a new roof, keep these tips in mind. A dark colored [...]

Nearly A Third Of Americans Have No Emergency Savings!
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Posted in Careers, Good Dollars and Sense on 13 April 2014
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BeaconJournal.com By Rick Armon, Beacon Journal Staff Writer Posted April 13th 2014   Nearly a third of American adults — roughly 70 million — have no emergency savings to weather a financial crisis, a new NeighborWorks America report says. The Washington, D.C., nonprofit released its “NeighborWorks Consumer Finance Survey” Tuesday as part of financial literacy [...]

Deadline Extended For Ohio Energy Assistance!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 6 April 2014
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Associated Press Posted April 6th 2014   COLUMBUS: The long, cold winter has been a drain on the household budgets of many Ohioans. Nearly 134,000 have received $34 million in help with heating bills through Ohio’s Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program. Because of the severity of the winter, the deadline to apply for help [...]

Beware of These Retirement Pitfalls
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Posted in Careers, Good Dollars and Sense on 28 March 2014
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DailyFinance.com By Dave Bernard Posted March 28th 2014   Take care to avoid these unfortunate retirement situations. Eventually, everyone would like to find themselves at a point when they can safely and securely move into retirement. Whether or not they actually make the move, having the option to retire can offer genuine peace of mind. [...]

3 Secrets To Saving Money At The Pump!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Northeast Ohio on 23 March 2014
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USNews.com By Joshua Rodriguez Posted March 23rd 2014   Gas is one of the most substantial household expenses for many families. I know it’s a pretty big expense for mine. However, throughout the past couple of years, I’ve been trying to live a more frugal life. That involves looking for ways to pay less. Today, [...]