Remember when you were young and not so responsible with that credit card you were approved for? The shopping sprees every month, the going out and partying with friends or those shoes you just had to have for your birthday? Or for the vast majority of us, SALLY MAE! (Cue horror film screams in the background). Well those adolescent-like, irresponsible charges often comeback to haunt us all. As adults, we want to make the essential life purchases like a welcoming home, a reliable vehicle and so on. If your credit score isn’t up to par, then chances are you’re going to have a hard time buying or receiving a loan to make those purchases. Here are a few tips on how to build your credit and avoid the horrific DENIED judgement.
From safety concerns to ease of living, it’s important for seniors to get organized. However, it can be hard for them to tackle this task alone. By lending a helping hand you not only can help make their living space a better place for them, you can also enjoy some quality time, getting to know your loved one on a whole other level hearing all the stories behind that silly hat or funny photo. Here are some tips for you as you help your seniors get organized.
Summer is a fun and relaxing time of year. While you want to spend time outdoors enjoying the sun, it’s important to keep your home clean of dirt and debris. This climate presents a few unique challenges to clean your home. There are various ways to tackle these kind of cleaning projects, and if you ever need help, there are pros with expertise cleaning an interior. Here are a few cleaning strategies to keep your home spotless during the summer heat.
Vacation season is in full swing! Staying overnight at a hotel can be a fun treat for the whole family. When you arrive at your destination, possibly after a long journey, the last thing you might want to think about is taking safety precautions. However, it’s important to remember that there may be potential dangers lurking. Whether you’re traveling for business or on a family vacation, here are a few tips for hotel safety that will help keep you and your family safe and allow you to focus on enjoying your time away.
As technology advances, working from home has never been easier. Accessing work-related information is now at our fingertips 24/7. With one click of your mouse or one swipe on your tablet, and it’s as if you’re sitting at your office desk. With these advances, more and more companies are offering their employees the opportunity to work from home. And for many of us, the idea of avoiding the daily commute and working in our pajamas seems too good to pass up. However, new challenges arise for many employees who aren’t required to be in the office each day. Finding the right work-life balance can often take time to adjust, especially when you’re working from home. From setting up a home office, to keeping your children at home busy, working remotely presents its own set of challenges that may not be so obvious from the get-go. Here are some tips to help you make working remotely work.
Summer is upon us, bringing celebrations, relaxation and time with family and friends. Along with all the opportunities for fun, we still have to juggle and manage our daily to-dos. Don't sacrifice your summer moments, make the most of longer days with a little help from your friends at LifeCare.
A successful home update will seriously boost the looks and functionality of your bathroom. How do you ensure that your bathroom remodel goes according to plan? By hiring the right pro. Here are six tips to help you find the perfect contractor for your job.
While a lot of people associate the warmer temps of summer with fun in the sun, the rising thermostat can mean danger if proper precautions aren’t taken, especially among senior citizens, children and pets. For those people that spend a lot of time outdoors or do not have measures to cool their home, the summer heat can take its toll. Here are some summer heat safety tips.
You wait patiently for their arrival. You nurture them, cheer as they take their first steps and let go of their hand on their first day of school. In a space of time that has gone by all too quickly, your child is about to embark on the next journey of life: the college years! While you are proud and excited, the thought of your child leaving the protection of the nest and living apart from you can fill a parent with doubt and dread. Here are a few tips for making the transition smoother for both you and your child and to help you manage your empty nest.
One of a parent’s most natural instincts is to protect their child and keep him or her safe. However, ensuring your child is safe at all times is often easier said than done. Even within the confines of your own home, babies can encounter all sorts of trouble. Seemingly harmless areas or items can become very dangerous once you’re a parent. Childproofing is a vital step for parents to take to prevent injuries to their children. From sharp corners and staircases to electrical outlets and kitchen cabinets, potential dangers are everywhere. According to HomeAdvisor, the average household spends on average $450 to childproof their home. While that may seem like a large sum, it’s money well spent to keep your baby safe and out of trouble. Here are some childproofing tips to help you keep your kids out of harms way at home.