tips

  • 6 Tips from Doctors for a Healthier Heart

    StatePoint February is American Heart Month, and an excellent reminder that there are many easy steps you can take to improve your heart health. Unfortunately, nearly half of all U.S. adults are living with high blood pressure, putting them at an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, according...
  • Five Tips to Help Those in Recovery Avoid Alcohol During Social Events

    News and Experts For those suffering from alcoholism, the temptation of the holidays is gone but there are a lot of social situations in the coming months that will test their commitment to turn their lives around. “There are a variety of social situations – from after work drinks...
  • BBB Tips for Buying and Selling Jewelry

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you may be thinking of getting that special someone in your life a piece of jewelry. Or perhaps you received a piece of jewelry over the holidays that you’re not too fond of. In either case, your...
  • What to Know About Applying for College Financial Aid

    StatePoint Heading to college or grad school next school year for the first time or as a returning student? Don’t forget to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for academic year 2019-20. Completing it is the most important step to qualify for some of the...
  • 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 can, get...
  • I need to replace the wall-to-wall carpeting in my basement. Any tips for finding something new that won’t aggravate my allergies or otherwise pollute my indoor air?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Carpeting is an oft-overlooked culprit when it comes to compromised indoor air quality, but the chemicals used to produce it are typically far from natural. According to the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG), most carpeting is made from synthetic fibers derived from non-renewable...
  • Smart Shopping Online

    Council of Better Business Bureaus Online shopping always jumps in December, as busy consumers take advantage of online sales and free shipping. Although you can’t beat the convenience of getting what you need at the click of a button, all too often, consumers find what they ordered is not...
  • Bullying prevention: 5 tips to encourage parent-child conversation

    BPT If you’re a parent, you bring your kids to their annual checkups, get their teeth cleaned twice a year and help them eat well and get enough sleep. You do this to keep them physically healthy, but what about their mental health? For parents, it can sometimes seem...
  • BBB Tips for Protecting Your Package Delivery

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau During the holiday shopping season, the last thing consumers want to be worried about is if their packages will get stolen or not. Unfortunately however, package theft is a main concern for those waiting to receive their online orders, especially here in...