Where Are You Keeping Your Important Documents and Valuables?

August 2014

We all have important documents. Many of us have items that we consider irreplaceable. Do you know where they are? Are they protected from water, fire, and other threats? This month’s report looks at ways you can keep and protect your important items.

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Back to School Time Already? Check Out These Shopping Tips

It’s August and the back to school sales are in full swing. And there is something on sale for every member of the family. Smart shoppers will do their homework to ensure they will get the most for their dollars before heading to the store or online. Here are a few tips to help.

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I Know How to Make a Decision! Or Do I?

Are you ever in doubt?

  • Maybe
  • Who knows?
  • Sometimes, and sometimes not


Imagine this: Within the next six months, you will have to choose which college you'll attend and what exactly you want to study. Yikes!

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Brain Food

August 2014

This month we highlight podcasts about best times to buy everything, saving money on car repairs, and surprising things coverd by insurance from Kiplinger.com.

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Web Links

August 2014

Energy Saver: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home
This updated guide from the US Department of Energy has updated statistics and recommendations for saving energy at home and on the road.

The truth about product registration cards
Do you think that you have to return that registration card in order for the warranty to be valid? Read this article before you fill out one.

How to say scram to crammed charges on your mobile bill
Do you review your mobile phone bill regularly? This article tells why you should.

Be TireWise!
This site from safercar.gov provides tips on buying and maintaining the tires for your vehicles.

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