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3 Ways to Honor Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

3 Ways to Honor Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

Did you know that Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day? Established May 30, 1868, people commemorated nearly 500,000 fallen Civil War soldiers by decorating their graves with flags, wreaths, and flowers. Since then, the United States has lost nearly...

3 Ways Being a Good Neighbor Pays Off

3 Ways Being a Good Neighbor Pays Off

We often hear about the merits of being a good neighbor, but sometimes the best incentive for kindness and being neighborly is to recognize the rewards. So if you are wondering, “What’s in it for me?” the answer is this: plenty! Here are three ways being a good...

3 Ways You Can Start Volunteering

3 Ways You Can Start Volunteering

Among the Boy Scouts, there is a familiar slogan that challenges young men to “Do a good turn daily.” This expression is a simple reminder for all of us to go out of our way to help other people. On the one hand, volunteering benefits the people you are serving....

The surprisingly wonderful benefits of rental living

The surprisingly wonderful benefits of rental living

If you are considering moving into an apartment, you are not alone. Experts estimate there are just over 43 million renter-occupied housing units in the US. And while renters are renting for a variety of reasons, there are some common perks that renters enjoy. Here...

Reasons why setting goals is a good thing

Reasons why setting goals is a good thing

Don’t let New Year’s resolution failure fool you. Setting goals is a good thing. Let’s talk about goals. Wait! Not New Year’s resolutions. I mean regular, everyday goal setting; those goals that you can (and should) start at any time. Although around 80 percent of us...