Have you ever had to yell at your child to put down a controller? Are you worried that this gaming obsession has a negative effect on how your child does in the classroom? Have no fear; Zing has some answers for you in its educational video game series. Today, we’ll talk about math games. You never know – maybe one of these games will finally spark your child’s interest in math lessons!
Hey you! Paul W. Smith (WJR) and Stephen Luigi Piazza (Quicken Loans) have a lot to fill you in on, so tune into WJR-760 AM tonight at 7 p.m. to hear their weekly Opportunity Detroit radio show. The show airs every Friday and is a great place to learn about the city’s biggest movers and shakers!
The IRS reports that the average tax refund for this season, so far, is a little more than $3,000. That’s a pretty decent chunk of change. However, even though many taxpayers say that they plan to save their tax refund, this money actually gets spent, according to CNBC.
There are plenty of things to consider when looking for your next home. Things like location, schools and commute all factor into where you’re hunting, but let’s say you have that all figured out. Let’s say you found a great house in a great neighborhood and you’re ready to set up a visit. What should you look out for once you step inside?
Teenagers can be the worst at times. It’s okay, I can say it because I used to be one. They’re moody, selfish, unpredictable and figuring out who they want to be in life – a very dangerous cocktail when you think about it. The last thing anyone wants is a teenager with any sort of entitlement or soapbox because things get out of hand quickly, as demonstrated in the stories we have in this blog. This week in financial blunders we show how teens can cost you much more money than just child-rearing costs.
Remember a few weeks ago when we showcased the art behind the Z? Didn’t it make you want to go out and brave the multiple polar vortexes that we Detroiters have encountered? No? Well me neither. Sometimes art is best viewed, critiqued and shared from your computer screen. But thanks to Library Street Collective (LSC), you can kinda sorta stay warm and witness firsthand some of the art of the Z. This Friday, LSC presents “Exhibit Z,” a group show featuring the art of the artists that created the beautiful imagery of the mammoth Z.
As hard as it is to ignore the below-freezing temperatures and snowflakes (yes, it’s snowing as I’m writing this), I can’t help but daydream about being out on the links. This winter has been brutal, there’s no doubt about it. However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel – it’s known as the Michigan Golf Show.
I think we can all agree that this winter has been nothing short of a doozy. The nation has been in a deep freeze for what seems like an eternity, and it’s left many with dry, damaged skin. Don’t worry; there’s hope. There are several things you can do to protect yourself from moisture theft in the harsh, cold and relentless winter months.
When refinancing or purchasing a new home, one of the items that a title company researches are the property taxes. Although every homeowner pays property taxes across the county, determining your specific property taxes has many variables. These variables coincide with different aspects of your home’s location and your home’s assessed value. Depending on the taxing authority, your taxes could be determined by the city, county, school district or by all three. When you pay property tax each year, you’re paying for necessities that are provided by the city, such as police and fire department services, garbage pickup and snow removal.
If your child attends a peanut- or nut-free school, packing lunches can be tough, but it is doable. Here are some healthy, nut-free school lunches that can be eaten cold and are a breeze to pack.