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Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive


Getaways: Bring Pets Along on Family Trips

RISMEDIA, December 24, 2010—(MCT)—Planning a family getaway is fun, but the mere thought of leaving behind our furry friends can be painful. Fortunately, pet-friendly lodging and restaurants are plentiful. You'll also find a slew of gear and other pet products ...


Teens Go Old School, Quit Social Media

RISMEDIA, December 23, 2010—(MCT)—Starting one recent Monday, Tanner LeCount, 16, began calling his mom instead of texting her to let her know what he's doing. Eimanne El Zein, 17, gave up Facebook for runs with her dogs. Nicholi Wytovicz, 16, ...


5 Ways to Boost Your Financial Health in 2011

RISMEDIA, December 22, 2010—When the big ball drops at midnight on New Year’s Eve, the calendar will change, but will you? After two years of recession and recovery, Certified Financial Planner Louis Scatigna, author of The Financial Physician (...


11 Proven Methods to Help You Land a Job

RISMEDIA, December 21, 2010—Today's job market is not for the faint of heart. Unemployment seems stuck at just over 9%, so whether you're laid off and looking or simply desperate to get out of a dead end job, you've got ...


Portfolio.com Ranks Most Attractive Retirement Cities

RISMEDIA, December 20, 2010—Portfolio.com, a national business news site for small and mid-sized business (SMB) executives revealed its latest U.S. Uncovered study, ranking the most popular and desired cities for retirement. The study, which used a six-part formula to rank ...


Around the Home: 8 Steps to a Cleaner Fridge

RISMEDIA, December 18, 2010—(MCT)—It’s America's dirty, sticky, smelly, well-chilled secret: Our refrigerators are not as clean as they should be. "The refrigerator is a spot in the house where it's easy to accumulate stuff," says Carolyn Forte, director of home ...


Getaways: 10 Ways to Save on Airfare in Any Season

RISMEDIA, December 17, 2010—(MCT)—Yes, fares on many routes are much more expensive this holiday season than last, but airfares are not static and there are relative deals to be had any time of year. Here is Airfarewatchdog.com's best advice for ...


Top 12 Money Saving Tips for 2011

RISMEDIA, December 16, 2010—While Americans are loosening their financial belts to accommodate holiday spending, come January, the bills will roll in. But where will they find the extra dollars to pay down their debt? A new report in the January ...


Computers Edging Out Bikes and Toys on Kids’ Holiday Gift Lists

RISMEDIA, December 15, 2010—(MCT)—Two-year-old Marcelina Doleglo walked straight up to the Dora the Explorer game playing on an iMac at the Oakbrook, Ill., Center Apple Store, set her Barbie doll down on the table and wrapped her tiny hand around ...


11 Food Trends for 2011

RISMEDIA, December 14, 2010—Allrecipes.com, a Reader's Digest Association (RDA) brand and a leading food site, along with consumer strategist Robin Avni, released projections for the top food trends of 2011 in the Allrecipes.com Measuring Cup Report. ...


Study Finds Imaginary Eating Can Reduce Food Intake

RISMEDIA, December 13, 2010—(MCT)—A fleeting thought about a handful of M&M's might be enough to derail your diet. But imagining yourself eating the candy-covered chocolates in painstaking detail could actually make you want them less. ...


Around the Home: Prevent Winter’s Bite

RISMEDIA, December 11, 2010—(MCT)—We've all heard that “winterizing” our homes will help keep utility costs down and is easier on the environment. If you are looking for some simple ways to keep your home warm this winter, while keeping money ...


Getaways: America’s Top Ski Rental Home Destinations

RISMEDIA, December 10, 2010—TripAdvisor, one of the world’s largest travel sites, announced its list of the top ten ski rental home destinations according to TripAdvisor site data and editors. The list highlights some of America’s hottest ski destinations that offer ...


401k Loans Can Put Your Future at Risk

RISMEDIA, December 9, 2010—(MCT)—The days of using your house as a piggy bank are over, and it's harder to get a consumer loan these days. So where are Americans turning to finance college, buy cars and get credit card companies ...


Tips to Keep Holiday Spending Under Control

RISMEDIA, December 8, 2010—(MCT)—Whether you're trekking to the mall or shopping online, the holiday season is a time when many consumers get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season and fall prey to holiday scams and financial ...


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