For He’s A Jolly Good Fellow: Choosing the Right Time to Retire

Ah, retirement.   We’re all working toward it, but there’s no longer a magical age that we’ll all hit it. How will you know when the time is right for you? Take these factors into account as you contemplate when it’s time to stop punching the clock once and for all.   Financial considerations. It […]

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Road Trip Coming Up? Prepare Your Home

Labor Day is approaching! Hopefully your long-awaited vacation is approaching too. To ensure it is relaxing and that you don’t have to fret about your home, we’ve compiled tips to help you avoid headaches—both while you’re away and upon your return.   Don’t announce your absence with a dark house. Set timers on both indoor […]

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Caution, Bridezillas Ahead: Managing Expectations

Trust us, we’re not picking on brides. Weddings are glorious occasions, but they’re also very stressful. Even the most even-keeled bride (or groom) can turn a little cranky. You’re trying to manage so many expectations, after all—your parents’, your in-laws’, your future spouse’s, and your own. Here are some tips for getting to your special […]

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Building a Work Wardrobe: Essentials for the Office

Whether it’s your first job, you’re a career veteran who’s landed a new job, or you just never know what to wear to work, we’ve got some suggestions for filling your closet with office-appropriate attire.   For Gals   Bring on the basics. Building your wardrobe means investing in essentials, such as black trouser pants, […]

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#capturingCarolinas: Asheville

The mountain vibe doesn’t get much cooler than in Asheville, N.C. Asheville’s got it all—a creative culinary scene, a strong music and art community, plenty of outdoor activities, and breathtaking scenes along the Blue Ridge Parkway.   Once you’ve been to Asheville, you’ll want to go back again and again, and spring in Asheville is […]

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Great American Travel: Historic New England

New England is the perfect U.S. destination for history buffs. We recommend the Independence Trail in Providence, Rhode Island and the Freedom Trail in Boston, Massachusetts for overviews of historical sites in these major cities. Here are additional suggestions for your itinerary:   Historic Sites   Lexington and Concord—Concord, MA Here you can walk along […]

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Commencement is Here—Now What?

If you’re graduating from college, your school is paying tribute to you and the other grads with a commencement ceremony honoring your academic achievements. Bask in the excitement and enjoy it—the world is now your oyster.   Gone are the days when college grads immediately jumped into a nine-to-five full-time job. If you already have […]

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Auto Body Repair: Easy Fixes and When to Call the Pros

From the supermarket parking lot to your own street, your car is going to be dinged, dented, or scratched at some point. And no matter how careful you are, sometimes minor damage just happens, such as when small stones hit your car while you’re driving on the highway or when a branch falls on your […]

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