Is Premium Fuel a Must?
Imagine sitting in the driver’s seat of your brand new car, flipping through the pages of your owner’s manual and savoring that sweet new car scent when all of a sudden the words drop like a bomb: “Premium unleaded fuel octane rating 91 recommended.” The wheels in your head start spinning, and you begin […]Read more
March Madness: Tips for a Great Bracket Shot
The beautiful thing about the March Madness brackets is they can be fun for everyone— from the analytical math types, to the die-hard sports fans, to the casual sports watchers and non-math folks who just like a fun game of chance every now and then. And really, everyone has about as good a chance […]Read more
Great American Travel: The Southeast
Nashville, TN If you’re a true music lover, you’ll love Nashville. Venues range from small local places to massive auditoriums like the Grand Ole Opry, and you can even find free shows. Beyond music, you can visit historic plantations, the Hermitage, the Parthenon replica, and Frist Center for the Visual Arts. Lexington, KY The […]Read more
Flood Insurance: Do I Really Need It?
You might think that flood insurance is only for those who live on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi, but think again. There are a myriad of reasons that flood insurance is a good investment, even if your name isn’t Huck Finn. Flooding is caused by more than thunderstorms and rising rivers. Hurricanes and […]Read more
Lower Fuel Prices: Bittersweet for the Global Economy
You’re sipping your coffee, laughing with the morning radio show, and cruising down the road, when the low fuel light flashes in the corner of your eye. But lately, the thought of gassing up doesn’t spoil your good vibes like it did a year ago, when you would swipe your debit card and watch 40 […]Read more
Best Books for Your 2015 Plane Trip
The sort of book you choose for a plane ride is different from the sort you might choose for other reasons. You want a book that is good – really good – but isn’t so dense or abstract that you have concentrate too hard (after all, you’ll be interrupted by announcements from the captain, drink […]Read more
Baby’s First Birthday Party
Your baby’s first birthday is a big milestone and certainly a time to celebrate. It’s not, however, time to hire clowns, set up a bouncy house or bring in a petting zoo. Your baby won’t remember the party and may get fussy if there is too much going on. Here’s how to host a low-key […]Read more
In Life, There are Things You Can Control and Things You Can’t
Lisa and her husband were traveling back from a chemotherapy treatment when their truck broke down. An hour and a half from home, with Lisa not feeling well, they called AAA for roadside assistance and thanks to the fast response and help, they were able to get her home before she felt the worst effects […]Read more