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How to Reduce the Cost of Owning a Car

How to Reduce the Cost of Owning a Car

(StatePoint) The cost of car ownership is on the rise again this year, according to a new report from AAA. And if you’re a family on a budget or a senior on a fixed income, you may feel the impact already.
Ways to Keep the Family Entertained During Summer Road Trips

Ways to Keep the Family Entertained During Summer Road Trips

(StatePoint) With summer travel season upon us, families across the country are taking to the open road for family road trips. But while the destination always leads to excitement, oftentimes the long car ride can be a drag.
Three Top Tips for Summer Travel

Three Top Tips for Summer Travel

(StatePoint) As families nationwide are packing their gear and heading out by car, plane and boat, recent data suggests that this summer travel season could be substantially busier than in years past.  
Tinnitus 411: What You Need to Know About Ringing Ears

Tinnitus 411: What You Need to Know About Ringing Ears

(StatePoint) In a world full of noise -- from everything from city traffic and lawnmowers to hairdryers and earbuds on personal music devices -- hearing problems are a growing issue.
Creative Ways to Keep Kids Learning this Summer

Creative Ways to Keep Kids Learning this Summer

(StatePoint) For families, summertime is all about active fun -- from vacations to ballgames, and fireworks to poolside picnics. But being on-the-go can mean lots of downtime in transit and waiting for activities to start.
How to Help New High School Grads Transition into Adulthood

How to Help New High School Grads Transition into Adulthood

(StatePoint) Transitioning from high school to the next life stage can be a time of excitement for young people, but it can also be a time filled with uncertainty.
How Women Help Each Other Succeed

How Women Help Each Other Succeed

(StatePoint) Forget the old stereotypes that women need to be cutthroat and competitive to succeed. A new networking trend shows that cooperation is a great way to combat the challenges women face in business.
Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers

(StatePoint) Buying or selling a home in today’s real estate market? Go about it properly. From home inspections to home improvement, take your advice from leading experts.
Easy Ways to Save Energy at Home

Easy Ways to Save Energy at Home

(StatePoint) Whether you are motivated to help the planet or simply want to slash home energy and water bills, there are easy steps to reduce your home’s carbon footprint.
Tips for Setting Up or Improving a Home Office

Tips for Setting Up or Improving a Home Office

(StatePoint) If you work from home, you know how important it is to turn your home office into an efficient workspace. And these days, making improvements with that goal in mind rests on keeping up with the trends and times.
Affordable Home Improvements to Boost Your Home’s Value

Affordable Home Improvements to Boost Your Home’s Value

(StatePoint) In addition to filling practical needs, home improvement projects often can increase the value of a home with minimal investment. Some projects add more value than others, however.
Connect with your children outdoors this summer

Connect with your children outdoors this summer

(StatePoint) Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? This summer, take the time to share this experience with your own children.
How to prepare fast, inexpensive family meals

How to prepare fast, inexpensive family meals

(StatePoint) There are unlimited excuses you can make to skip cooking.
Catch your limit this fishing season

Catch your limit this fishing season

(StatePoint) Want to catch your limit this fishing season? You`ll need practice and time-tested wisdom.
Are women better leaders than men?

Are women better leaders than men?

(StatePoint) With more women rising to top positions in business and government, the topic of women and their capacity for leadership has been all the buzz in the media lately.