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Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive


Around the Home – Easy Ways to Conserve Water

RISMEDIA, March 20, 2010—(MCT)—Water is our planet's most valuable resource. Providing enough clean water for every person will be one of the biggest challenges we face in the coming decades. ...


Getaways – 4 Tips to Green Your Vacation

RISMEDIA, March 19, 2010—(MCT)—Planning a getaway? Now is a good time to lock in the dates and destination for any travel plans this year. But planning a vacation is not the time to forget how to lessen your impacton our ...


8 Simple Tips to Get Organized

RISMEDIA, March 18, 2010—(MCT)—Managing your time is one easy way to add an organized structure to the day. While it isn’t easy to change habits that we have become accustomed to, the following tips will help you better manage your ...


10 Tips to Raise Employee Morale

RISMEDIA, March 17, 2010—In this lean economic climate, Wall Street-sized bonuses and pay raises for a job well done are a thing of the past. How can you boost employee morale without breaking the bank? A recent study done by ...


One-in-Five Workers Admit to Checking Their Smartphones while Driving

RISMEDIA, March 16, 2010—While smartphones have made it easier for workers to stay connected to the office, they may not be a good idea for every commute. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, more than one-half (54%) of workers who ...


10 Healthy Habits for Eating on the Run

RISMEDIA, March 15, 2010—In recognition of National Nutrition Month, Botanic Choice has revealed its list of top 10 healthy habits for eating on the run. With a little planning anyone can eat healthier wherever their day takes them. ...


Around the Home – Eating Healthy without Breaking the Bank

RISMEDIA, March 13, 2010—(MCT)—Nutritious foods can be expensive, but dietitians say there are ways to go healthy without going broke. The following tips will help you maintain your healthy eating routine while keeping money in the bank. ...


Getaways – 5 Tips for Finding Hotel Deals in 2010

RISMEDIA, March 12, 2010—(MCT)—Penny-pinching travelers got a great ride in 2009—U.S. hotel rates last year fell nearly 9% on average. But fasten your seat belts: 2010 may be rougher going. ...


Majority of Young Adults Concerned about Paying Bills and Meeting Obligations

RISMEDIA, March 11, 2010—A new national poll of America's 18-29 year-olds by Harvard's Institute of Politics (IOP), located at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, finds that six in ten (60%) are concerned about meeting their current bills and ...


Economic Recession Raises Loyalty among Employees

RISMEDIA, March 10, 2010—The economic recession in the United States has generated a powerful sense of engagement between workers and bosses, with more than a third of employees surveyed saying they are more loyal to their employer, according to the ...


Top 10 Most Advantageous Places to Retire

RISMEDIA, March 9, 2010—(MCT)—Where do you want to live in retirement? Most folks age in place, but there are those who spend their golden years in dreamy locales. ...


Facebook and Twitter Access via Mobile Browser Grows by Triple-Digits in Past Year

RISMEDIA, March 8, 2010—comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, released a study on social networking access via mobile browser. The study found that 30.8% of smartphone users accessed social networking sites via their mobile browser in January ...


Around the Home – When You Should Leave Home-Improvement Projects to the Experts

RISMEDIA, March 6, 2010—(MCT)—Eager to save money, homeowners are more willing to get their hands dirty with home-improvement projects these days. But the DIY route isn't always the safest or cheapest. ...


Getaways – Vacation Rentals Popular for Spring Break Travelers

RISMEDIA, March 5, 2010—The cold winter and record snowfall impacting several areas of the country has many travelers planning warm-weather getaways this spring, and many will be staying in a vacation home, according to HomeAway, Inc., one of the world’s ...


Younger People More Likely to Be Refused Loans, Mortgages and Credit Cards

RISMEDIA, March 4, 2010—Younger people are more than twice as likely as older age groups to have been turned down for loans, mortgages and credit cards within the last year, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com, one of ...


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