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Tips on Tipping During Summer Travel from Consumer Reports

July 21, 2016 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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To tip or not to tip?  With vacation season here, check out these safe bets on when to tip during your summer travel

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How to create a household budget in five easy steps

July 20, 2016 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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Most people know they need a household budget. But when it comes time to create one – and then stick to it – it can be tough to get started. Whether you’re building a budget for the first time or simply need a refresher course, here’s a step-by-step guide to get you started. Read more

5 great apps to improve your car IQ

July 19, 2016 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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Phone apps are stepping up their game, providing even more benefits for commuters. Read more

The health benefits of flowers from Teleflora

July 19, 2016 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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Looks aren't everything, right? Aside from being pretty, plants have many benefits for a person’s overall health and well-being. Read more

Three reasons you can’t afford to act like you’re broke

July 18, 2016 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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On the surface, “living like you’re broke” may seem like a good thing. The trouble, though, is that behaving like you’re broke and acting frugally are not the same thing. In fact, some of those “broke” habits you’ve developed can cause major, unnecessary damage if left unchecked. Read more

Best union-assembled vehicle choices for a family road trip from Consumer Reports

July 14, 2016 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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A family road trip is a rite of passage, as it can be a great bonding experience for making lifelong memories, but if families are cramped and uncomfortable on the long drive, the experience can be miserable. However, Consumer Reports’ auto experts have compiled a list of eight suggested vehicles for families—large and small—with an eye to long-distance travel. 

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Home repairs you can't ignore

July 13, 2016 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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Whether buying or selling a home – home repairs can get costly. Many times we’re so focused on our destination that we forget about our current home repairs and they end up costing us in the end. If you’re buying or selling – the same rules apply – there are some things you just can’t overlook.

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7 tips for saving more at the grocery store

July 11, 2016 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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Good deals on groceries are getting easier to find, especially for more tech-savvy shoppers.  You can now get special deals delivered on your mobile phone, by scanning QR codes, through social networks like Facebook, and at coupon websites.  Technology has forever changed how we shop for even a gallon of milk.

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How to curb your impulse spending in three steps from MMI

July 8, 2016 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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While it would be helpful (if not exactly all that pleasant) to function entirely on cold, hard logic, many of our decisions are influenced by feelings. And when those feelings cause us to deviate from our carefully crafted financial plan, we call those deviations impulse purchases. Read more

12 travel tips from Consumer Reports for a healthy vacation

July 7, 2016 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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Our travel tips can help you avoid potential pitfalls and stay healthy, no matter where you go. Read more

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