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  • 10 ways to prevent a hot car death

      

    On average, 37 children die from vehicular stroke (also known as hot car death) each year in the U.S., according to KidsAndCars.org. In the majority of vehicular heat stroke cases, the person...

  • Loss of freedom to drive detrimental to seniors

      

    New York, NY — A new study finds taking the keys from elderly drivers may keep them physically safe, but it may come at the cost of their mental health.  The report from AAA and...

  • New car seat could prevent hot-car deaths

      

    Evenflo has developed a new car seat that could prevent the horrible hot-car deaths that have been covered in the news. It's called the Evenflo Advanced Embrace DLX and it has what is...

  • 6 signs a couple should not say 'I do' to joint checking

      

    Marriage should be a union of hearts, minds and souls… but checking accounts? Perhaps that's one area where the relationship would be healthier if each spouse kept a little personal...

  • The cereal in trouble with the food police

      

    The protein craze has hit the cereal aisle, with one brand alarming a consumer advocacy group. The Center for Science in the Public Interest said it is beginning an investigation of Cheerios...

  • You are probably paying too much for your sunglasses

      

    With eyewear, price has nothing to do with protection. Are you paying too much for sunglasses? Also, see the best sunscreen for your money: http://bit.ly/1Oea8Nw

  • 9 ways to save money on kiddie birthday presents

      

    I have two daughters - ages 5 and 8. We go to a lot of birthday parties, which means a lot of presents. (The one time I heeded a mother's request for "No Gifts, Please" and just...

  • 5 scary facts about nursing home costs (and what to do about them)

      

    Nursing homes aren't all bad. For those with medical needs who require specialized care, a nursing home can provide a safe and comfortable environment. Still, no one envisions they will go...

  • Yum or yuck? Frito-Lay announces chip flavor contest finalists

      

    Frito-Lay is at it again with its overwhelmingly popular "Do Us A Flavor" competition. After millions of submissions, the company has announced the four finalists who are...

  • Don’t get ripped off by a bogus charity

      

    Make sure your charity donations get where you intend them to with these steps.

  • 13 things I learned about money In my 20s

      

    Like many people nearing the big 3-0, I’ve spent some time thinking (obsessing) about where I am in my life and what I want to accomplish going forward. While many of those thoughts have...

  • 7 wise financial habits to learn from our grandparents

      

    How many times have your grandparents rushed out to spend $800 on the latest and greatest laptop only to do the same thing six months later when the new, must-have model comes out? If you...

  • Cheap and easy way to unclog your drain

      

    Cleaning the pipes in your home just got so much easier! Here's a safe and cost-friendly way to unclog a dirty drain.

  • The danger of grandparents owning a 529 plan

      

    529 plans are the best way to save money tax-free and spend money tax-free on a child's college education. But these state-sponsored plans are now delivering an unexpected curveball that you...

  • Brothers have exchanged same birthday card since 1973!

      

    This looks like a cute, little vintage Peanuts card. But open up the card and you see signatures of "Ron" and "Jeff" ... everywhere. There's a story here, we...