Articles in the Good Dollars and Sense Category

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, [...]

March Home-Maintenance Checklist!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 26 February 2014
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MSN.com By Marilyn Lewis Posted February 26th 2014   It’s time to see what winter’s wind, rain and snow have done to your home and make fixes quickly to head off water-related damage. First, head outside. Outside Spiff up the front entry. One way to stay on top of your home’s maintenance and protect your [...]

10 Can’t Miss Day Trips You Should Take In 2014!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Travel on 21 February 2014
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LagunaNiguel-DanaPoint.Patch.com Posted February 21st 2014   Whether you’re a foodie, a history buff, are outdoorsy or planning on bringing along the kids, we found the best day trip destinations across the United States.   Planning a family trip to the another coast or game for a road trip? Here 10 places you should visit in the New [...]

Taking Care Of Aging Parents And Everything Else!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Health & Fitness on 26 January 2014
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BlackLifeCoaches.net By Angela L Braden Posted January 26th 2014   With Babyboomers climbing into their senior years, many of their adult children are finding themselves not only caring for their young children, but also faced with the challenge of taking care of one or both of their aging parents. Finding oneself sandwiched between the responsibilities [...]