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How to Turn Volunteering Into a Family Affair

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Want to volunteer to make things better, but think you lack the time? You're not alone. A new survey conducted by State Farm found that busy lifestyles is one of the biggest barriers keeping people from getting as involved as they'd like. And since 77 percent say they prefer volunteering with those they know, the summer months -;...

A Decade Later, Economic Crisis Still Hitting Middle-Income Boomers

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Ten years after the U.S. financial crisis of 2007, a survey from the Bankers Life Center for a Secure Retirement found that middle-income boomers feel less than secure about their financial future, with almost 100 percent surveyed saying the economy has not fully recovered, and 65 percent believing they have not personally benefitted...

Ladder Safety Should Be Tops for Home Improvers

Five words or less (NewsUSA) -As the warm weather of spring and summer arrives, ambitious and well-intentioned homeowners embark on cleaning, maintenance, and improvement projects that often involve roofs, gutters, and ladders. However, working on a ladder can be dangerous. Consider this: every year, approximately 164,000 people visit emergency rooms in the...

Rooting for Potatoes: The Spud Makes A Comeback

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Forget low-carb diets and Atkins; those sweet, succulent spuds are once again finding their place among meat and vegetables at the dinner table. To celebrate its return to center stage, Kita Roberta of Girl Carnivore is recognizing the health benefits of a plant-based diet, while still including your favorite proteins. To that end,...

Viscount Mining Corp: Company to Watch In 2017

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Back in the late 1800s, hordes of miners descended on Colorado's Custer County to seek their fortunes. They staked nearly 100 individual claims, and mined large amounts of top-grade silver and gold from the ground. The area even acquired a revealing name: the Hardscrabble Silver District. The mines fell on hard times by the 1920s....