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Do More With Less

Do More With Less (NewsUSA) - It's not easy being green. Much of what we purchase to feed our daily habits comes in extraneous packaging better suited to surgery than snacking. While growing eco-consciousness has yielded no shortage of products to help you avoid wastefulness, the simplest solution is to find ways to do it yourself -- and the following products...

Beat the Crowds: Visit Europe During the Shoulder Seasons

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - With the dollar stronger against the euro than it has been in years, many Americans are considering a European vacation this year. More than 11.4 million Americans visited Europe in 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, which predicts greater numbers in 2015. More importantly, over half of those Americans traveled in...

8 Tips to Selecting Colors for Your Home's Exterior

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - You've no doubt driven down a street, seen a house, and thought, "Yikes! What were they thinking?" Colors can evoke a visceral response, especially on home exteriors. At once both personal and public, colors make a first impression, can accentuate attributes and soften flaws and offer a glimpse into your personality. "Homeowners...

Building a Better Bridge From Hospital to Home Health Care

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - There are many things that American health care professionals do well, but transitioning patients from hospital to home still isn't one of them. From anxiety about at-home care to confusion with instructions and medications, to lack of appropriate equipment, coupled with little to no communication between doctors and patients, it's...

This Year, Make a Goal to Contribute More to Your 401(k)

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Are you participating in an employer-sponsored retirement plan? If your company has one, consider yourself fortunate. But if you've been ignoring whatever your company is offering, it's time to get the facts. A good retirement plan will allow you to defer taxes on whatever you contribute to your 401(k) account until you begin to...