Having Trouble Saving? Finding the Right Strategy Is Easier Than You Think

Saving money is hard. In fact, it has proven so difficult that a June 2011 Bankrate.com poll revealed that only 24 percent of Americans have a six-month emergency savings cushion.

However, making a few small adjustments to your spending, beginning with creating a reasonable and modest budget, can help you put good saving habits into practice.

Take action on your budgeting

Everyone says you need a budget, but how do you create one that someone can stick to?

Look Better, Feel Better, Have More Energy

Five words or less(NewsUSA) – As you push to fulfill the demands of your hectic schedule, make sure that you carve out some time to take care of you and your health. It may seem …

Does Your Mouth Feel Dry? Winter May Not Be to Blame

(NewsUSA) – The winter season can be a busy time — family get-togethers, holiday parties, shoveling snow and many other distractions can make it easy to …

Timeless Classics: Helpful Tips for Selecting the Gift of Time

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(NewsUSA) – Watches make ideal treasured gifts anytime of the year. When selecting the perfect watch, there are a few simple tips to follow.
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Forget Fast Food: 10 Secrets to Making Good Food Fast

Five words or less(NewsUSA) – Today’s busy lifestyles leave little time for basic cooking, and have led to a growing trend of daily fast food meals — for breakfast, lunch and …

Reinforce School Lessons at Home for Better Learning

As an adult, you may know that lessons learned in high school or college can quickly go by the wayside. Studies have shown that children struggling in school score higher on achievement tests in June than they do at the end of the traditional summer break. Even more concerning are findings that indicate how these learning losses can add up with each passing year. In fact, by the time they reach middle school, some students may experience a 2-year lag in reading achievement.

Bed Bugs: Unwelcome Hitchhikers

Five words or less(NewsUSA) – Your bed might seem like a respite after time spent away from home — until you wake up covered in red, itchy bites. Unfortunately, this scenario …

How Healthy Is Your Child’s Packed Lunch?

Five words or less(NewsUSA) – Every time you pack your kids’ lunches, you have an opportunity to give them a fun, healthy meal. Are you making the most of it?
Janice …

Tips for Healthy Meals Before, During and After School

Five words or less(NewsUSA) – The school year marks a hectic time for parents. Children run out the door to catch the bus, then spend their evenings at after-school programs or …

Football Season Marks the Time for Car Care

div img class=”category-img” src=”http://ftper.newsusa.com/Thumbnail/FootballCar.jpg” alt=”Five words or less” width=”180″ //divdiv class=”category-listcontent”div class=”category-body” id=”ArticleBody” style=”display: block” (a href=”http://www.newsusa.com”NewsUSA/a) – As the leaves fall and the cold weather approaches, everyone begins to feel a little football fever. Just like the greatest coaches check their …/div/div