We just don’t keep up with security issues where we live, work and play until after a negative event has surfaced. Especially in neighborhoods where crime is almost nonexistent, we tend to assume that if there wasn’t an issue yesterday, there probably won’t be an issue today. Statistics show that crime can’t be completely eliminated in any community – but it’s certainly possible to reduce the number of negative events and deal with them effectively when they do occur. Read on to find out more.
It’s important to do everything we can to go green and save money, especially during the holidays. Luckily, you don’t have to give in to conventional gift wrapping! You can use a variety of things in your home and special eco-friendly products to reduce your environmental impact this year.
Amazon.com revealed plans to launch a new method of package delivery called Amazon Prime Air: a fleet of unmanned drones primed to drop your order on your doorstep within a half hour of the time you complete your purchase. Could flying robots be the delivery men and women of the future?
While shopping online certainly saves valuable time, it’s not always safe. According to LifeLock, a leader in identity theft protection, 11.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft last year, with a large percentage of cases taking place online. Luckily, there are apps that can help prevent identity theft. With the holiday season in full swing, check out some of these apps to make sure your transactions are safe and secure.
Quicken Loans was named Company of the Year by the Michigan Chronicle at the annual Legacy in Motion Gala held at Cobo Center on December 7, 2013. Honorees included Berry Gordy, Jr., Mayor-Elect Mike Duggan and many others.
Consumer sentiment is building quickly this holiday season, at 82.5 for the early December reading compared to 75.1 for final November and 72.0 at mid-month November. The latest reading is the best since July.
The home-buying process can be intimidating for first-time buyers, especially after the housing market’s rollercoaster ride over the last decade. Take a look at the advice we have here to help make your first time buying a home a simple process.
The bottom line is that the stock market and economy are both incredibly complex. It’s impossible to quickly determine its health using just one number, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average does just that. Criticisms aside, it’s used by economists and financial institutions around the world and is likely to stay America’s leading economic indicator.
The holidays are fast approaching, and it’s time to start preparing for the jumble of trips, gatherings, feasts and gift exchanges. Right now is the perfect time to organize and declutter your home before it’s full of brand-new gadgets, leftover cookies and bits of wrapping paper. In an effort to make things go a bit smoother this holiday, you’ll have to take a serious look at what’s cluttering your home, and what you can bear to part with.
It’s imperative that we continue to honor those service men and women who lived and died on Pearl Harbor Day, through stories or history lessons. We cannot forget all that they did, and it’s through their stories and their experiences they will continue to live on. As poet and essayist George Santayana said: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”