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Drivers’ re-education on flat-tire fixing

(BPT) – The hardships of navigating winter roads aren’t made any easier when facing a flat tire. In fact, for many Americans, fixing a flat remains a mystery. According to a survey from AAA, nearly 20 percent of U.S. drivers don’t know how to change a flat tire. This is compounded by research saying there […]

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Winter storm power outages on the rise – 3 ways to prepare

(BPT) – Winter storms can wreak havoc on roads, homes and personal lives. However, facing hours of cleaning up fallen tree limbs, shoveling snow or being cooped up inside with antsy kids might be the least of your worries. Experts predict more frequent and severe storms could lead to lengthy power outages that could affect […]

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5 Must-know Investing and Retirement Tips

(BPT) – Parents and grandparents typically pass down many things to the next generation – jewelry, furniture and other family heirlooms. But what if the best thing that the preceding generation passed along was their financial wisdom? Through years of investing and saving for retirement, Baby Boomers have experienced a lot and learned many helpful […]

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Do you have the power to help save a life? [Video]

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) – With nearly 1 in 5 teens admitting to abusing prescription medicine in order to get high, it’s clear we’re facing an epidemic – but you can help. Grab your camera and some friends, and create a 30- to 60-second PSA about opioid misuse […]

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8 tips to prep your home for extreme winter weather

(BPT) – As winter approaches, many cities in the U.S. have already started to experience the winter chill with temperatures below freezing and snow fall. But cold weather isn’t exclusively a northern phenomenon as the majority of the country experiences extreme temperatures at some point during the winter months. Remember in January 2014 when all […]

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Humans’ intimacy with technology: Are we all becoming cyborgs?

(BPT) – Do you think you could live without your mobile phone? What about the navigation and backup camera in your car? Could you drive as well without them? Could you get by without your smartwatch reminding you how often to get up from your desk to keep healthy or weather conditions for the day […]

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5 strategies for protecting your valuables

(BPT) – Home is your sanctuary, your castle, the place where you feel the most secure and protected. It is natural to feel this way. So, it is not surprising that you store your prized possessions and valuables at home as well. But is that the best choice for all your valuables? The recent wildfires […]

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4 things no one tells you about preparing for baby

(BPT) – It’s only a matter of time now. Your little bundle of joy is on its way, and for the first time you are about to be a parent. Think you’re ready? Many people do and then the reality of parenthood strikes them. Remember your friends who said being a parent is nothing like […]

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Black hole, begone: 5 tips for curating your treasured photos

(BPT) – Are you one of those dedicated people who snap great photos at every meaningful moment of your life? And do most of those shots end up in virtual memory, filed away in a sea of unsorted images? If so, you’re far from alone. Analysts say a whopping 1.2 trillion photos will be taken […]

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5 tips to get in front of the pet hair in your home

(BPT) – From their loyal ways to their silly antics, pets bring so much joy to homes. While you wouldn’t trade any of the cuddles and welcome-home slobbers, one thing most pet owners don’t find quite as lovable is all the pet hair! When you live with a furry friend, it’s inevitable that there will […]

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