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Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive


Springtime Home Security Tips

With spring finally here people from across North America will be cleaning, traveling and getting out of the house to enjoy the warmer weather. ...


How to Repair Cat and Dog Damage before Moving

Moving can present an exciting opportunity, but if you’re a pet owner and a renter, the normal chaos of packing up could be accompanied with stress over how to handle the damage your pet has done to the property over time. As you ...


Your Retirement May Be in Jeopardy from Saving Too Little

(TNS)—Only 21 percent of Americans are “very confident” they ever will have enough money for retirement, and many are worse off than they think, according to a new study. ...


3 Things You Need to Do to Retire by 40

(TNS)—The average retirement age in America is 63, according to an analysis by financial technology company SmartAsset. However, plenty of people don’t retire until after age 65, and some never retire — either by choice or necessity. ...


Shortcuts to Spring Renewal: Simple Ways to Refresh Your Spirit

Spring is here at last. This is the season of rebirth. And it's only natural that as dark, depressing winter gives way to budding greenery, we find ourselves longing for renewal. ...


6 Things to Know about Being Happy

(TNS)—If you’re happy and you know it, you can clap your hands. Or if you want to stay that way and perhaps be even happier, you can be creative, or give back, or enlist a positive attitude, or be mindful. ...


3 Ways Successful Professionals Unwind

Learning to relax is required for a balanced life, and although it may not be a topic taught in business school or encouraged in the workplace, some of the most successful individuals understand the importance of setting aside time to restore; both physically ...


Spring Lawn Care Tips You Can Do Now

Warming temperatures, rainy days, sunny skies—these are just some of the signs that spring is here. While your lawn probably maintains its dingy brown winter look, soon, it will be blossoming with the rest of the flowers, shrubs and trees – but only ...


8 Tips That Could Get You to Millionaire Status

About 5 percent of the adult population in the U.S.—or about one in 20 people—are millionaires. Entrepreneur and investor John Rampton is one of them. Rampton, who achieved millionaire status early in life, has made some savvy decisions along the way. As ...


Basket Case: This Bizarre Building is Picnic Ready

Looking for a unique space for your corporate relocation? This basket-shaped Ohio building may be the perfect fit. Ideal for picnic and weaving fans alike, this eccentric structure was originally built in 1997 for the Newark, Ohio-based Longaberger Company, a creator of—you guessed it—high quality handcrafted baskets. ...


5 Spring Home Improvement Projects for Under $1,000

Spring is not only the best time of year to give your home a good cleaning, it’s also the best time of year to take on several home improvement projects. Spring projects like these can improve your home’s looks and performance, and rarely cost ...


New Study Shows How Financially Responsible Facebook Friends Impact Your Credit Score

When it comes to getting a loan—even for those without a credit history—it helps to have financially responsible friends on one's social network, according to a new study forthcoming in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science. ...


Simple Maintenance Tips for New Homeowners

Buying a new home is an exciting time. Although you may be busy planning new projects, picking out paint colors and decorating your new space, there are a few essential maintenance measures you should be doing, too. ...


5 Investments that Shine Brighter than Gold

(TNS)—It has been a tough few years for gold investors. Despite a recent uptick in gold prices, the yellow metal is still dramatically cheaper than it was in 2012, now selling at around $1,200 ...


6 Simple Tips for a Warm Bathroom

Your bathroom is one of the most important rooms in your home, but it can also be one of the coldest. If you’re tired of getting up in the middle of the night and walking into a chilly room, it’s time to warm ...


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