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Outdoor Fun With Kids
With mobile phones in their pockets, tablets and laptops in their backpacks and game consoles and big-screen TVs at home, kids these days are surrounded by technology. This summer, kick their electronic habit – and your kids outside. Here’s how to help them put your community’s offerings – green spaces, playgrounds, a clubhouse, a pool, [...]
You’ve changed your passwords twice in the past six months, avoided banking while using public Wi-Fi and locked down your Facebook account with a privacy checkup. But is it enough to stay safe online? No. It's not even close. According to the New York Times, there were a record 791 data breaches in the U.S. in the first [...]
Whether it's during spring cleaning or a back-to-school blitz, there comes a time when you realize that you have too much stuff. Your issue could be your designer shoe collection, old craft supplies gathering dust or perfectly good furniture that no longer suits your style. If you have items lying around your house that no [...]
In 2016, the 15 named storms – seven of which became hurricanes – unleashed 60% more energy than the average hurricane season. The storms caused over $11.5 billion in damage. According to research published in Environmental Research Letters, the cost associated with Atlantic hurricanes will keep increasing, with the average losses becoming three times greater by [...]
Are you planning for retirement? No matter your age or income, the answer should be yes! It's never too early to get started, and the longer you commit to saving, the better off you'll be when you're ready to stop working. It’s never too late to start planning, so don't let a fear of the [...]
Vacationing can get expensive, and eight out of 10 Americans dip into their savings to take that special trip. If you're feeling strapped for cash — or you just don't want to commit to traveling far afield, only to come back home more tired than before you left — a staycation might be the ideal way to [...]
Treasure can be found in the unlikeliest of places: hidden in the knotted base of an Oak tree, tucked underneath a large rock on an old railway path or magnetically attached to a signpost behind a busy suburban shopping center. Welcome to the world of geocaching. Geocaching originated in 2000, and it's one of the [...]
Comfort takes on many forms. Whether it’s our tangible surroundings or our discernible peace of mind, comfort is key when we’re choosing a community. A good home is easy to find, but a great lifestyle is in the details.  There’s a lot more to consider than just cost before we settle on—and then into—our comfortable [...]

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