Welcome!




Expand Your Education with These Courses from
Business Creation - Prospecting: Skills for Sales Success: Part Three.
Effective Presentation Skills for Sales Professionals: Skills for Sales Success: Part Five.
ACE: Purchase Reverse Mortgage Course.
BPOs: The Agent's Role in the Valuation Process.
Bundle 3: CIPS Institute (US Version).
nar

Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive


Spending Smart: Don’t Let Compulsive Shopping Drain Bank Accounts

RISMEDIA, September 7, 2010—(MCT)—We've all made impulsive purchases—grabbed a pack of gum at the supermarket checkout line or succumbed to a desire for that third pair of black shoes we've been lusting after. ...


Getaways: Americans Gear Up for Great Escapes this Autumn

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2010—TripAdvisor, one of the world’s largest travel sites announced the results of its annual fall and Labor Day travel survey of more than 2,000 U.S. travelers. Eighty-six percent are planning leisure trips this coming fall, compared to ...


Around the Home: Americans Still Cutting Back on Little Things to Save Money

RISMEDIA, September 4, 2010—There are many big changes people can make to save money—cut back on all entertainment, eat more meals at home, for example. But there are also a number of smaller things people can do to save money, ...


Americans Link Their Appearance at Work to Their Overall Career Success

RISMEDIA, September 2, 2010—The economic roller coaster we've been riding for the past two years seems to have taken its toll—right down to the shoes Americans are wearing and how they are thinking about them. KIWI Shoe Care, part of ...


Older Adults’ Use of Social Networks Growing Fast

RISMEDIA, September 1, 2010—(MCT)—Ruth Roseboom checks her Facebook page at least once a day. The 78-year-old grandmother from Celebration, Fla., has 40 Facebook friends and likes to see what they are up to at any given time. ...


Study: Consumers Judge Brands the Way they Judge People

RISMEDIA, August 31, 2010—People evaluate brands in the same way they instinctively perceive and judge one another—in terms of warmth and competence—and these judgments are highly predictive of brand purchase intent and loyalty, according to a recently released study. ...


Home Wireless a Must-Have this School Year

RISMEDIA, August 30, 2010—Teens and their parents will want to shop for more than backpacks and binders this back-to-school season as results of a new survey show that 9 out of 10 teens feel students with home wireless have an ...


Around the Home: Back-to-School in Green Fashion

RISMEDIA, August 28, 2010—(MCT)—Back-to-school time brings the rush for new lunchboxes, school supplies and clothing. Most of the time, we're so busy crossing items off our lists we don't have time to worry about whether the item is eco-friendly or ...


Getaways: America’s Top 10 Aviation Attractions

RISMEDIA, August 27, 2010—TripAdvisor, one of the world’s largest travel sites announced its list of the top ten aviation attractions in the U.S., according to traveler ratings and TripAdvisor Flights experts. America has a rich history as the birthplace of ...


Cooking Up Savings in the Office Kitchen

RISMEDIA, August 26, 2010—(MCT)—Plastic money makes it easy to spend a fortune on workplace lunches. In addition to credit and debit cards, paperless transactions include payroll deductions in which the cost of meals purchased from the company dining room are ...


Mobile Promotions Define Back-to-School Season

RISMEDIA, August 25, 2010—(MCT)—When students and their parents hit the shopping malls for their back-to-school needs this year, they should be armed with their lists—and their mobile phones. Retailers are promoting everything from jeans to pens and notebooks through emails ...


6 Strategies to Help Consumers Avoid New Credit Card Fees

RISMEDIA, August 24, 2010—An additional set of new regulations from the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act recently became law. Like previous changes, these new rules are designed to protect consumers by adding clarity and transparency to interactions ...


Don’t Let Them Eat Cake! Sports Snacks Can Be Easy and Nutritious

RISMEDIA, August 23, 2010— (MCT)—You don't want to be known as the Twinkie Mom who supplied all the members of the soccer team with snack cakes and Diet Coke. On the other hand, bringing spinach juice and organic mushrooms when ...


Under 26 and Uninsured? Young Adults Will Soon Have the Choice of Coverage from Their Parents’ Policies

RISMEDIA, August 21, 2010—(MCT)—Starting next month, one of the first big initiatives of the new federal health care law takes effect: Families can start insuring their young adult children under their employer plans. ...


Getaways: In L.A.’s Fashion District, Hit the Ground Running to Maximize Your Time in This Buzzing Scene

RISMEDIA, August 20, 2010—(MCT)—Downtown L.A.'s Fashion District can be a daunting landscape of concrete and pedestrian traffic. The scene starts with the bustle of ground-floor businesses, most of them having something to do with apparel or accessories—some open to the ...


Our Latest News >>