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  • Make holiday shopping for your clients easy this year

    Make holiday shopping for your clients easy this year

    The holidays are known as the most wonderful time of the year, but they're also a great opportunity for reflection, particularly in a business setting. This is the time of year when you can look back on the last 12 months and appreciate everyone who helped make the year a success for your business....

  • Think outside the bank: How to get a business loan online

    Think outside the bank: How to get a business loan online

    In business, dreams are easy. Finding the money to make them happen, however, can be difficult. Even established, successful businesses can get turned away for loans at banks. This was the case for Sole Bicycles, a popular maker of stylish and high-performance bikes based in Venice Beach, California....

  • 5 big changes for today's small businesses

    5 big changes for today's small businesses

    A generation ago, the notion of a small business owner meant something very different. You pictured a person who owned their own storefront, often named after themselves, and every day they were the first to arrive and the last to leave. They worked tirelessly for their customers, and their reward...

  • 5 steps to creating happiness in your workplace

    5 steps to creating happiness in your workplace

    Each workday, the average American spends 8.8 hours at work or on work-related activities, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s even more time than people spend sleeping. And because we spend so much time at work, it's in your and your employer’s best interest to make workplaces...

  • 6 pet-related businesses you can start today

    6 pet-related businesses you can start today

    Starting your own business can nurture your entrepreneurial spirit, earn you some money and give you the opportunity to spend more time with your family — including your pets. So what job can you do that doesn't necessarily require a degree, affords you time flexibility, is in a growing industry...

  • How to say and do just the right thing when a co-worker loses a loved one

    How to say and do just the right thing when a co-worker loses a loved one

    Knowing how to support a grieving co-worker can be one of the most challenging situations you face in your workplace. You want to express your sympathy and help your colleague, but you also don't want to cross any professional boundaries. In fact, guidance regarding expressions of sympathy in the...

  • Cover your employees with a plan that fits your business

    Cover your employees with a plan that fits your business

    There has never been a better time to explore health insurance options for your employees through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Marketplace at HealthCare.gov. As a small business employer (generally with one to 50 employees), you want to do right by your employees, and that means...

  • Small businesses prepare for 2017 (Infographic)

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  • Growing up with elevators and escalators (Infographic)

    Just as the urban spaces we live in today have changed dramatically in the past 30 years, the cities of tomorrow will look very different than the cities of today. Buildings are rising taller than ever to accommodate growing urban population.

  • Boost home office productivity with a pre-holiday freshening

    Boost home office productivity with a pre-holiday freshening

    You engaged in spring cleaning and organization earlier this year, but with the holidays approaching, your home office could probably stand a bit of freshening up. Fall is the perfect time to make sure your office is a well-equipped and appealing workspace that boosts your efficiency and productivity....

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  • Do vacations cause you stress? Try these tips

    Do vacations cause you stress? Try these tips

    Vacation is supposed to be fun and relaxing, but more than half of Americans say vacations cause them stress, and 46 percent say stress interferes with their enjoyment of traveling, according to a survey by HomeAway. Vacation stress comes from crowded airports, making transportation arrangements,...

  • Visit Billings on the trail to a distinctive 'brewcation' (Infographic)

    With six breweries, two distilleries and a cider house all within walking distance, Billings offers flavorful fun. The city, known as Montana's Trailhead, offers modern conveniences near authentic frontier experiences as well as natural wonders. Learn more about the city's walkable brewery district...

  • 5 ways your hotel can help you live a healthy lifestyle while traveling

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, a trip away from home means a shift away from your regular routine. In some ways, this can be fun and exciting, but if you're not careful, such a trip can also hinder the healthy lifestyle you've...

  • 5 preparation tips to make any cruise smooth sailing

    5 preparation tips to make any cruise smooth sailing

    When it comes to a dream cruise, everyone has their own idea of the ideal vacation. The beautiful ocean waves breaking against the bow beneath you, the warm breeze blowing against your hair and the lure of new, unexplored destinations off in the distance. If you’re lucky, maybe your dream vacation...

  • 5 smart solutions when flying gets frustrating

    5 smart solutions when flying gets frustrating

    Decades ago, taking a flight was truly a privilege. People looked forward to comfy seats, cold drinks and friendly service. Today? Not so much. With cramped seating and impossibly long security lines, flying is the unpleasant grunt work of travel — something you endure to make it to the better thing....

  • Must-see Pittsburgh: In city experiencing change, visual arts remain vibrant

    Must-see Pittsburgh: In city experiencing change, visual arts remain vibrant

    As more Americans choose to invest in experiences, fall and winter getaways take priority spots on desk planners. Many will visit Pittsburgh, to explore its evolution as a rust belt city that has polished its grit. This once smoky steel-making capital of America turned incubator for new technologies...

  • Find inspiration along El Salvador's artisan trail

    Find inspiration along El Salvador's artisan trail

    While many would welcome an escape to paradise to delay the onset of winter, there are those of us who crave a getaway that takes things a step beyond the usual basking, rest and relaxation. In fact, 35 percent of respondents to a 2016 survey by market research company Gfk said they prefer vacations...

  • Lake Placid: More than just mountains (Infographic)

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  • Road salt means safe roads

    Road salt means safe roads

    State and municipal departments of transportation are gearing up their winter maintenance plans to prepare for snow and ice. In addition to plows, road salt is an important tool to keep roads clear. Every year these agencies stockpile sufficient salt to last the winter season and store it in strategically...

  • Riding is the new driving: How to make the most of your ride

    Riding is the new driving: How to make the most of your ride

    New to ridesharing? So are most people, both drivers and passengers alike. Ridesharing matches you with a nearby driver who will pick you up and take you where you need to go. Calling a ride is as easy as opening up a ridesharing app and tapping a button; a driver will then arrive within minutes....

  • 6 simple steps to avoid distracted driving

    6 simple steps to avoid distracted driving

    Mobile phones have become an essential part of life for most people, helping them stay connected and increase productivity. However, this technology can also be a distraction when driving, which puts everyone on the road at risk. More than one-quarter of all car crashes involve phone use, both with...

  • Back-to-school lessons for drivers

    Back-to-school lessons for drivers

    With Americans around the country adjusting their daily commutes and driving habits to accommodate back-to-school schedules, it is a great time to brush up on Driving 101. Take the stress out of back-to-school travel by practicing these safe driving tips. Steer away from old habits Even something...

  • How Americans use public transportation in their everyday lives (Infographic)

    Public transit is the backbone of a multimodal lifestyle. People use it to go to and from work, and a growing number are taking it to go shopping and for leisure activities. Here is a look at how public transportation is “Keeping America On Track." Save Save Save

  • Traveling soon? Tips to stay sharp and avoid fraud

    Traveling soon? Tips to stay sharp and avoid fraud

    If your suitcase is full, don’t worry — protecting yourself from fraud doesn’t mean more packing. But it does mean you should prepare for the challenge of keeping your personal info safe. According to an Experian(R) survey, 20 percent of respondents had sensitive information like credit or debit...

  • Suite rescue: 6 kid-friendly craft ideas to fill rainy vacation days

    Suite rescue: 6 kid-friendly craft ideas to fill rainy vacation days

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. You’ve picked the perfect location, booked your hotel suite, lined up attraction tickets and done everything you could to make sure your last vacation before the official end-of-summer will be a success for kids and parents alike. However,...

  • 5 ways to explore the 'final frontier' on Florida's Space Coast

    5 ways to explore the 'final frontier' on Florida's Space Coast

    When it comes to outer space, there is much to wonder over and dream about. Where else are there such colossal challenges paired with the infinite possibilities of discovery? For stargazers, dreamers and those who believe anything is possible, Florida has the perfect vacation spot for experiencing...

  • Travel tips to keep bed bugs at bay

    Travel tips to keep bed bugs at bay

    Planning an upcoming trip – maybe a long weekend getaway, or a family vacation before the kids head back to school, or perhaps you’re a road warrior who travels frequently for work? No matter what type of trip you have planned, you’ve probably already put together a packing list of what to take...

  • 5 late-summer road trip tips

    5 late-summer road trip tips

    Last call for your summer road trip. Grab the family, call your friends: The Great American Road Trip still awaits. Don’t let summer fade into the sunset without a last hurrah. According to the Auto Club, you won’t be alone: 37.5 million Americans hit the road during the Independence Day holiday...

  • More than fun: 5 tips for planning a healthy vacation

    More than fun: 5 tips for planning a healthy vacation

    Taking a vacation is more than a fun getaway from the daily drudges of life. Turns out, travel has a multitude of benefits that can impact your health and wellness, too. Beyond stress reduction, vacations can improve heart health, mental health and personal relationships. In fact, men who take annual...

  • 4 steps to pack the perfect bugout bag

    If you’re the type of person who loves the outdoors, then this is probably your favorite time of year. The weather is beautiful, the daylight hours are long and everything is green. Whether you call it a hike, a climb or even a safari, this is the perfect time of year to get back to nature and...

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  • The Reality of Bone Health and Why You Should Take Steps Now (Infographic)

    A recent national survey revealed Americans' perception of bone health and what they know about taking preventative measures against osteoporosis. In recognition of World Osteoporosis Day on October 20, Sunsweet Growers wants to share the importance of bone health and what steps you should take...

  • Understanding how medications interact with vitamins

    Understanding how medications interact with vitamins

    Technology, science and research are offering a personalization powerhouse at our fingertips, including products made specifically for us delivered to our doorsteps. We wear personal fitness trackers to track our steps, sleep and heart rates. Personal trainers design fitness routines made just...

  • Looking for a Medicare Part D plan? Consider these 3 things

    Looking for a Medicare Part D plan? Consider these 3 things

    Many people are surprised to find out that Original Medicare doesn't cover prescription drugs. For help with the cost of your medications, you can choose a standalone Part D plan or a Medicare Advantage plan with prescription coverage, but navigating your options can be complicated. With Medicare...

  • Debunking the 'seasonal' allergy myth and reducing exposure year-round

    Seasonal allergens are a popular scapegoat for a multitude of reactions: sniffling, sneezing and itchy eyes. During the summer months, pollen – one of the most common allergens – is floating around, even visibly so in some places. Researchers approximate that some 50 million in the U.S. alone believe...

  • Make the most of your brain as you age

    Make the most of your brain as you age

    It is important to remember the health of our most complex organ: our brain. While the brain constantly changes throughout our lives, it's critical that we take steps to help us stay on top of our game as we age. Help give your brain a boost in the right direction by implementing these 10 brain-healthy...

  • Picking a health insurance plan? Prepare for the unexpected

    Picking a health insurance plan? Prepare for the unexpected

    As many Americans know, fall is the season when we must select our health benefits for the upcoming year. Choosing a health plan can be a daunting task, but selecting the right coverage protects you and your family's general health needs and can prepare you for an unexpected medical crisis. While...

  • Tips to make sure your fire extinguisher is at the ready

    Tips to make sure your fire extinguisher is at the ready

    You check your alarms regularly and practice your family escape plan — but are you overlooking an essential component of home safety? Having fire extinguishers and knowing how to use them is an important part of maintaining a safe home for you and your family. “In America, a fire starts in a residential...

  • STIs and Relationships: What a Diagnosis Really Means

    Please see IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ABOUT VEREGEN® (sinecatechins) Ointment, 15% below. Embarrassment. Panic. Regret. These are just some of the reactions the phrase “sexually transmitted infection” (STI) can conjure. If you’re diagnosed with an STI while in a relationship, you may also wonder...

  • Feeling fatigued? 3 ways women can boost iron intake

    If you're a woman who feels like you're constantly fighting fatigue, there could be a physical reason for that sluggishness. In the US, 1 in 10 women, between 12 and 49 years old, are dealing with the results of low iron, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and that can easily lead to...

  • Are You One of the 4 Million People at Risk for Leaky Heart Valves?

    Are You One of the 4 Million People at Risk for Leaky Heart Valves?

    Did you know nearly one in 10 people aged 75 or older[i] suffers from a leaky mitral valve, or mitral regurgitation? And most don't know it, attributing symptoms of fatigue or shortness of breath to just old age. In 2009, Kato Pomer was an active 92-year-old woman, still practicing child psychiatry,...

  • Upping your laundry room's wow factor

    Upping your laundry room's wow factor

    Doing the laundry is no longer relegated to dark, musty basements where no one cares to go. Thanks to modern technology, great design and access to innovative ideas online, laundry rooms have moved upstairs and come into their own. In fact, laundry rooms today are right up there with dream kitchens...

  • Every single person needs this essential nutrient. Are you getting enough?

    We've all heard the saying "knowledge is power." When it comes to good health, most people recognize the important role nutrition plays in a healthy lifestyle. However, according to a recent study by the Global Nutrition and Health Alliance (GNHA), despite efforts to eat a balanced diet, 98 percent...

  • Stopping at Nothing: A 69-Year-Old BMX Racer Overcomes Her Joint Pain

    Stopping at Nothing: A 69-Year-Old BMX Racer Overcomes Her Joint Pain

    Ever since her 20s, Kittie Weston-Knauer had experienced osteoarthritis (OA) pain in her hips and knees, but it never stopped her from staying active. In her 40s, she even picked up a new, exciting hobby: BMX, or bicycle motocross racing. Gradually though, despite her active lifestyle, the joint...

  • Organic is always non-GMO, but is non-GMO organic?

    Organic is always non-GMO, but is non-GMO organic?

    If you’re a parent, you’ve probably come across ongoing debates regarding the term “organic” and what should go into your child’s body. But, what about organic versus non-GMO? A recent study from Perrigo Nutritionals revealed that more than half of moms didn’t know that organic is inherently non-GMO....

  • Running with Purpose: Athlete Hits Her Stride, Despite a Surprising Asthma Diagnosis

    Running with Purpose: Athlete Hits Her Stride, Despite a Surprising Asthma Diagnosis

    With temperatures becoming more comfortable, there’s a good chance Brooke Curran is logging miles on a run through her hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. Though her training often requires her to run dozens of miles each time she laces up, Curran wasn’t always a serious runner. In her mid-twenties,...

  • Find Medicare Confusing? Start Here

    Find Medicare Confusing? Start Here

    Navigating Medicare can be challenging. In fact, according to a 2017 UnitedHealthcare survey, nearly 40 percent of Medicare beneficiaries find the program confusing. Learning the basics can help you cut through the confusion and make an informed decision about which coverage option may be the right...

  • Better asthma outcomes at lower costs (Infographic)

    Find out more about how allergists better manage asthma care in the infographic, "Scope and Impact of the Asthma Epidemic," from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. -

  • Metastatic breast cancer patients tell their stories through art and photography

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. This post is brought to you by Eisai Inc. When most people think of breast cancer, they think of the pink movement, and often times, “beating” the cancer. A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a late stage of the disease in which the...

  • Hair-raising facts about BPA (Infographic)

    Now that fall is underway and you're already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it's time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, have you...

  • Don't let the flu bug you this year

    Don't let the flu bug you this year

    Flu season is upon us, and many healthcare facilities are urging you to start preparing now with vaccines. Ironically, one of the places where you need to be careful is at the doctor's office or healthcare clinic. The number of people in and out of clinics this time of year increases the chance...

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  • Creative arts help veterans reclaim their voice

    Creative arts help veterans reclaim their voice

    For Angela Walker, music was her first love, her passion and her whole identity. "Once a singer, always a singer," she often says. That was true even after she joined the U.S. Navy in 1985. But what happened next forever changed Walker's perspective on what it means to have a voice. When she was...

  • 5 myths keeping millennials in their parents' basements

    Millennials are often called “perennial renters,” yet studies show they are not only planning to own a home one day, but they expect to own multiple throughout their lifetimes. Many people incorrectly assume these “boomerang kids” are moving home due to laziness when they’re actually doing it to...

  • Arts and crafts go online

    Arts and crafts go online

    While it is hard for some to imagine a day without social media, smartphones and Wi-Fi, these were not available a mere 20 years ago. Technology has revolutionized the way we order food, purchase clothes and read books. “Technology used to be considered a separate entity from arts and crafts,” said...

  • 10 tips to keep infants safe

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. October is Safe Sleep Awareness Month and the U.S. continues to have a higher infant mortality rate than any of the other 27 wealthy countries, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The World Health...

  • Don't get hacked! Time to get serious about password safety

    Don't get hacked! Time to get serious about password safety

    We all know hiding your house key under the doormat is a terrible idea, but we do it anyway because it’s a convenient backup. When it comes to safeguarding passwords, especially in a family setting, people often choose convenience over safety. As families manage their digital information and online...

  • Fall for smart energy habits: Tips to save as the weather cools

    Fall for smart energy habits: Tips to save as the weather cools

    The turn of seasons in California is a smart time to reflect on how to be more environmentally conscious by saving energy. The most efficient way to make the biggest individual impact is to do your thing and save energy at home. “During the fall and winter months, Californians’ energy habits change....

  • 5 myths about solar panels, debunked

    5 myths about solar panels, debunked

    Home solar panels can drastically cut or even eliminate electricity bills, reduce a home’s carbon footprint, increase resale value, and may even help a home sell faster. The cost of rooftop solar systems has fallen dramatically in recent years, and most homeowners have the option of buying the system,...

  • Shedding new light: 8 surprising facts that will have you rethinking your lighting

    Shedding new light: 8 surprising facts that will have you rethinking your lighting

    You step into a dark room, turn on the light switch and go about your day without giving it another thought. But here's the thing — you should. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average American home has approximately 50 light sockets, and most of those still contain inefficient...

  • 7 job titles that didn't exist before millennials

    Advertising and marketing agency job titles used to be a lot more concise and straightforward. A marketing assistant was someone who had a supporting role on marketing projects. Didn't matter what type of project it was. If the marketing director needed help, the assistant got pulled in. Today,...

  • Friends and money don't mix: Money cited as a key cause of stress in friendship (Infographic)

    Many consumers admit they would rather talk to their friends about nearly anything — including their love life or family drama — than money. People would rather trip and fall in public than ask a friend to pay them back. One solution? Forty-one percent of millennials say that sending money via...

  • Celebrating Total Boss Moms on National Boss's Day and Beyond (Infographic)

    Oct. 16 is National Boss's Day. A time to celebrate all the bosses out there — and for many, the ultimate boss with some of the most stressful, round-the-clock responsibilities is mom. In addition to managing the day-to-day chaos, making difficult choices to prioritize between family and work duties...

  • Paving the way to college: 4 things parents need to know

    Paving the way to college: 4 things parents need to know

    Senior year: It's a time to finish college applications, solidify friendships and look forward to the freedom and the responsibility that come once that final bell rings. A lot of feelings surface during that final year, especially for parents. While your son or daughter might be overjoyed to finally...

  • 5 strategies to embrace a green lifestyle

    5 strategies to embrace a green lifestyle

    Going green: It’s more than an idea — it’s a fundamental change you make to support the environment and reduce your carbon footprint. In making this change, you probably started with the small stuff. You turn the lights off when you’re not in the room, unplug devices that aren’t in use and adjust...

  • Five tips for staying on budget and keeping the holidays jolly

    Five tips for staying on budget and keeping the holidays jolly

    If you’re one of those savvy consumers already strategizing how to best fund gifts and other expenses this holiday season, you’re not alone. Sixty-five percent of U.S. adults who give holiday presents establish a budget for these purchases, according to a recent Coinstar survey. Yet 85 percent...

  • Rejoice, but relax: 7 steps toward a merry-but-manageable holiday

    For many, the pressure of the holiday season can be enough to wear away the glitter and magic. Some 62 percent of American adults define their stress as “very or somewhat” elevated over the holidays, says research cited by Harvard Medical School's Department of Neurobiology. But that old chestnut...

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  • Coaching your teen driver: The handbook (Infographic)

    Much like preparing for a big game, coaching your teen driver requires some mental preparation and practice of the plays that will land your team that big "W" (a safe and confident licensed teen driver). That's why Michelin has teamed up with NFL Hall of Famer and father of a teen driver, Emmitt...

  • 5 tips to ready your ride for winter

    The winter driving season is … unique. No matter where you live, these aren't the same road conditions you enjoyed in June or July, and that means you can't handle your car in the same way. A winter-ready vehicle requires extra preparation. To get your vehicle ready for the season's unique driving...

  • Letting go of the wheel: Why consumers should trust self-driving cars

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Driverless-car technology is advancing rapidly and the potential benefits are vast. Experts predict self-driving cars will save millions of lives by reducing accidents. Other benefits will include reduced rush-hour congestion and improved...

  • 5 tire safety tips for your next road trip

    5 tire safety tips for your next road trip

    Summer travel is off to a hot start, and with historically low gas prices and declining car rental rates across the country, Americans are opting for road travel to reach their summer destinations. Whether driving to a beach vacation, visiting family or exploring the back roads, drivers should...

  • 5 things you didn't know about summer driving (Infographic)

    Summer driving is often associated with carefree memories of rolled-down windows, wind in your hair and clear, open roads. A new study by Michelin indicates that optimal summer driving conditions may actually lull drivers into a false sense of safety. Stay safe and vigilant on the road this summer...

  • Auto insight: Tips to maximize engine performance

    Auto insight: Tips to maximize engine performance

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. You may not be a legendary stunt driver, but the car you drive today has a lot of technology under the hood. Whether you're commuting to work or heading to the grocery store, you want to get the most out of your engine's performance. Your daily...

  • The road to efficient, eco-conscious performance (Infographic)

    The road to efficient, eco-conscious performance starts with the Hyundai Ioniq. The world's first dedicated vehicle with three electrified low- and zero-emission powertrain choices, the Ioniq Hybrid boasts an EPA-estimated 58 MPG (combined), making it the most efficient vehicle in the U.S. market...

  • Enhance your car with these easy upgrades

    Enhance your car with these easy upgrades

    Chances are you chose your current car or truck because of specific features or performance capabilities. These vary from vehicle to vehicle, and what one automobile may have, the other may lack. Thankfully, there are many ways to enhance the performance of your car or truck. According to the Specialty...

  • A driver's guide to potholes (Infographic)

    Ready or not, here it comes… pothole season! Springtime is primetime for potholes as temperature fluctuations from wintry weather to spring thaws wreak havoc on asphalt, causing hazardous craters to appear. This spring season, safely traverse bumpy roads with these tips from Michelin to avoid and...

  • Get the big bow ready: 4 tips for buying a used car

    Get the big bow ready: 4 tips for buying a used car

    If you're tempted by steep discounts offered by car dealerships at the end of the year, you're not alone. Car sales rev up especially during the week between Christmas and New Year's, when dealerships may see sales jump 78 percent over the first part of December, according to Edmunds.com, a leading...

  • 5 ways to win at winter driving

    As temperatures across the country start to drop, drivers are gearing up for changing road conditions. Whether you're making your way through a Nor'easter or simply trying to navigate wet roads down South, it's important to be prepared for whatever the season brings your way. Here is a five-step...

  • Cyberattack 411: Protecting your vehicle from hackers

    Cyberattack 411: Protecting your vehicle from hackers

    New vehicles are packed full of the latest and greatest technology. Among their many capabilities, today's vehicles can automatically apply brakes to avoid collisions, maintain a designated following distance behind the car ahead of it and maneuver the vehicle back into its lane if the driver veers...

  • Celebrating 40 years of Baja and All-Terrain Tire Innovation (Infographic)

    Featuring rugged terrain, unpredictable elements, and endurance-testing conditions, the Baja Peninsula has long been considered one of the most complex and punishing off-road terrains around. BFGoodrich Tires has used this battleground as a laboratory and proving grounds of innovation the last...

  • Ready, set, winter! Winterizing tips for the inside and outside of your car (Infographic)

    Rejoice, winter-activity enthusiasts! The 2017 Farmer’s Almanac is predicting a snow-filled, icy winter. Go ahead, daydream of fresh powder, smiling snowmen and frozen ponds, and get ready to embrace winter! A few simple “winterizing” tips for the inside and outside of your car can ensure you’re...

  • Half of U.S. drivers adopt usage-based insurance when offered to them, yet few are given the choice (Infographic)

    -According to the 2016 LexisNexis® Usage-Based Insurance Study 50 percent of U.S. drivers adopt usage-based insurance when offered to them, yet only one in five say they were given an opportunity to purchase a UBI policy by their insurer. The study reveals three opportunities for insurers to increase...

  • Job alert: Diesel technician and truck driver shortage countrywide

    Job alert: Diesel technician and truck driver shortage countrywide

    As the transportation industry continues to grow and baby boomers continue to retire, the need for trained diesel mechanics and truck drivers has never been greater. Job openings span the United States, and many sit open while businesses feel the stress of a massive talent shortage. For people seeking...

  • Most laboratories are clean. Not ours (Infographic)

    Featuring rugged terrain and ever-changing conditions, Dakar is the ideal lab for BFGoodrich Tires, to push our products to the max in an endless pursuit of creating the world's most advanced off-road gear. In 2017, BFGoodrich Tires is proudly returning to the Dakar Rally to continue our Global...

  • A+ college moving tips

    A+ college moving tips

    Across the country thousands of students are packing up their childhood rooms and heading off to a new adventure at college. The transition is equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking. The move itself, however, shouldn't cause unneeded stress. While college students usually don't have a lot of belongings...

  • 7 essentials for the great American road trip

    America has given the world some incredible gifts: Apple pie, jazz, baseball and rock and roll to name a few. And every summer, families and friends gear up for that most American of adventures: the road trip. There’s something about the freedom of the open road that inspires millions to load up...

  • Convenience vs. commitment: To bring or not to bring a car to college? (Infographic)

    Congrats, graduate! You have your college acceptance letter and you're one foot out the door. Now, you're faced with a new question: "Do I bring a car to campus?" The answer will vary depending on the student and the college. To help determine the right choice when it comes to cars on campus, consider...

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  • 'Untold Stories of the Desegregation of Baseball' documentary premieres

    'Untold Stories of the Desegregation of Baseball' documentary premieres

    Did you know, that as a young man, Abraham Lincoln was a formidable wrestler and out of 300 matches, only lost one? Or that Congress voted for our independence from Britain on July 2, 1776, not on the Fourth of July? Like these facts, there are hundreds of other little-known stories of American...

  • Love squash? Try these flavorful dinners in under 30 minutes

    Five ways to give simple recipes a seasonal update with fall's most versatile ingredient Fall is the best time for weeknight cooking — and for enjoying hearty comfort foods. It's also an ideal time to experiment with fall's "it" ingredient, squash. Sweet, nutty and earthy in flavor, this beloved...

  • 10 winning hacks for a stress-free tailgate

    10 winning hacks for a stress-free tailgate

    If there's one thing fans look forward to more than the game itself it's tailgating. This pregame ritual is essential, but it can also involve a lot of planning and organization. This season, if you're looking for less stress and more fun at your tailgate, it's time to bring in a fresh playbook....

  • EGGStraordinary ways eggs contribute to our lives (Infographic)

    Eggs may be tiny, but they make a big impact as one of the highest quality sources of protein, vitamins and minerals you can buy. Save

  • 7 major changes headed to a product label near you

    When it comes to food and product labels in today's market, transparency is the name of the game. According to the 2017 IFIC Food and Health Survey, 90 percent of the population reports consulting the nutrition facts panel when shopping. With this in mind the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

  • 8 tips for navigating holiday food temptations

    8 tips for navigating holiday food temptations

    The holidays throw in a lot of temptations from every direction if dieting or watching your weight. Holiday parties and get-togethers in particular can be a healthful-eating challenge. Caught up in conversation among friends and family, surrounded by tasty food and drinks, it’s easy to lose track...

  • 5 ways to take your holiday party to the next level

    5 ways to take your holiday party to the next level

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