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Credit Cards That Pay You Back

credit cards
There are countless credit cards to choose from, so they offer all kinds of perks to entice you. But offers are confusing at best and can be misleading if you don’t read the fine print. If you’re thinking of applying for ... Read More

Is Your Water Heater an Accident Waiting to Happen?

hot water heater
Your hot water heater may need attention. If you’re like most people, you don’t think much about your water heater. As long as it works, no problem, right? Not necessarily. The first sign it’s on the blink might be a cold ... Read More

A Wine Guide You Can Really Use.

wine guide
With this wine guide, all you need is a smartphone to make the right choice. I like wine, but it doesn’t always agree with me, so I don’t drink it often. That made it hard to select a bottle from a ... Read More

Cell Phone Etiquette Tips

cell phone etiquette
Here’s a link to some useful cell phone etiquette tips. I don’t necessarily agree with all of them. For example they suggest that talking while walking down the street is bad manners. If you’re not bothering anyone, why not? Getting friends ... Read More

Discuss the News in a Civil Manner.

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I admit I’m a news junkie. And whether on TV, newspapers, magazines, podcasts, or the internet I often want to discuss it. Can that possibly be true? Is it fake news? Is that a good idea? How would I feel if ... Read More

Keep Your Personal Records Safe in Case of Emergency

Better safe than sorry! Matters of Fact personal records keeper safeguards things the family should know in “the cloud.” Encrypted and password protected, it’s both printable and accessible anywhere there’s internet access. You can share access with a loved one if ... Read More

Last Minute Gifts They Can Really Use

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Need ideas for last minute gifts they can really use? HabiNews, our monthly newsletter, had some great online resources for useful gifts. But it’s getting a little late to depend on delivery by the holidays. There’s still time to come up ... Read More

How to Prepare, Roast and Carve a Turkey

roast turkey
Turkey is a popular entree for the holidays. But most of us serve it only once or twice a year. It’s easy to forget how to prepare, roast and carve it. Here are links to Real Simple Magazine’s suggested turkey techniques. ... Read More

Houseguests? A Little Planning Makes a Big Difference

houseguests
Having houseguests can be a lot of fun instead of a total disruption if you plan ahead. Got extra new toothbrushes? House keys? Also, a card with your wi-fi password will be appreciated. Certainly you’ll add your own special welcoming touches, ... Read More

Do Your Guests Look in Your Medicine Cabinet?

party planning, check your medicine cabinet
Here comes the party planning and holiday entertaining season! Is there anything in your medicine cabinet you don’t want party guests to see? This home party planning checklist is so thorough it even reminds you to check your medicine cabinet before ... Read More

Keeping Personal Records Safe

home office computer
The importance of keeping personal records in a safe place has never been so evident. Keeping personal records may not be one of your favorite things to do, but there are useful tools to help you get started. After that it ... Read More

How to Prepare for Emergencies

emergencies first aid kit
When you prepare for emergencies it can give you peace of mind. Because it’s not a matter of “if” an emergency will happen, but when. While you can’t prevent natural disasters or accidents, you can be prepared. Here are some useful ... Read More