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Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive


To Your Health: Quitting Facebook Makes You Happier

(TNC)—Need a pick-me up? Try taking a Facebook break. Researchers at the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen studied the moods of 1,095 regular Facebook users over a week’s time. They divided participants into two groups: those who kept logging onto Facebook per normal, ...


Before Winter, Be Sure to Pest-Proof Your Home

(TNS)—If I’ve learned anything over the last 33 years of homeownership, it’s that animals that exist happily outdoors three seasons of the year will try to find a warm space indoors in winter. ...


Shield Your Home this Season with Winter Maintenance Tips

As the colder winter weather takes hold across the country, it’s important for homeowners to ensure their heating systems are ready to stand up to the frigid temperatures. To help prevent unexpected breakdowns, American Home Shield, is offering five expert tips to maintain ...


How to Reprogram Yourself for Success In 2016

Some people start each day with an early morning jog. Others begin with a cup of coffee and a donut. ...


Four Steps Everyone Should Take Before Holiday Shopping Begins

While millions of shoppers are expected to descend upon shopping centers and malls across the country hoping to cash in on post-Thanksgiving savings, some are deciding to stay home and avoid spending. Half of the respondents to the most recent National Foundation for ...


5 Money-Saving Tips for Holiday Shopping

The holidays are upon us, and retailers know that most of the money spent at shopping malls annually is spent during the weeks leading up to Christmas. As a result, they pull out all the stops to attract as many shoppers as possible ...


How to Organize Your House before the Holidays

(TNS)—’Tis the season for guests, parties, shopping, decorating, wrapping, cooking and entertaining. Keeping your home a peaceful haven during the crush of holiday stress can sometimes seem too big to tackle. Yet taking time to declutter and organize items around the home can ...


Millennials Embrace Mobile Apps for Holiday Shopping

A recent holiday survey shared insights on the role mobile plays in holiday shopping, and specifically for millennial shoppers. ...


How Household Spending Changes in Retirement

On average, households spend less once they retire—but not all households, and not in the same ways. New research from the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) finds that while average spending in retirement ...


On the List for Winter Preparation: The Furnace

(TNS)—Typically, I write about preparing your house for winter a bit in advance of Dec. 1. ...


5 Essential Traits Every Entrepreneur Needs

Entrepreneurship remains alive and well in America with thousands of people starting new businesses each year. ...


How to Generate Blog Ideas That Will Keep Readers Coming Back

A well-written and regularly updated blog is a great marketing tool for a variety of reasons. ...


Why Your Financial Plan Is Bigger than You

The big story in financial planning has been and will continue to be affording retirement, which makes ample sense with the retirement of tens of thousands of baby boomers expected every week for several consecutive years. ...


Hawaii and New York Named Worst States to Raise a Family on a Budget

Hawaii and New York are the most expensive states to raise a family, while Tennessee and Utah are the cheapest, according to a new ranking released by GOBankingRates.com. ...


10 Ways to Know That Your Life Is Getting Better

(TNS)—When you have been through a difficult time, it can be hard to see that things are improving. You may find yourself looking over your shoulder for a while, waiting for something bad to creep up and grab you. However, if you change ...


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