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(BPT) - Food and gas prices continue to rise, on top of record-high housing costs in many cities across the U.S. If you’re an older adult who is already living on a tight budget, today’s inflation can be particularly difficult. Fortunately, there are programs available that can help you save…

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(BPT) - Face it — as much as you enjoy having a clean home, limited time and energy can make cleaning seem like a never-ending chore. However, there are some tips and tricks that can help you optimize your time for better results, so you can get back to doing what you love.

(NAPSI)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one in 10 Americans can expect to be diagnosed with diabetes. If you or someone you care about is ever among them, you may be surprised to learn that one of the most important ways your doctor can help detect the …

(NAPSI)—The 2022 hurricane season is underway, with the Colorado State University (CSU) Tropical Meteorology Project Team forecasting an above-average storm season for the Atlantic basin. Emergency preparation experts say now is the time to get ready, especially as CSU places the probability…

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(BPT) - Home renovation can be tricky, especially if you want to add a bathroom or kitchen to a part of a home where plumbing doesn't exist. Adding on to basements, attics, garages and unfinished spaces usually requires breaking through concrete or doing a major structural renovation that ca…

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(BPT) - The kitchen is a space that should be enjoyed for both its beautiful design and its effortless functionality. To bring form and function to life in the kitchen, and create a truly refined aesthetic, use streamlined elements and adaptable design. Combined, these choices will come toge…

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(NewsUSA) - Whether you are a recent college graduate, a grad student in a new city or a young professional shifting gears into a new job, finding your first home as an independent adult can seem daunting, but a few key points can put you on the path to your own place.         

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(BPT) - There are a variety of reasons people may be looking to relocate — from downsizing their space, to being closer to family or to accommodate a lifestyle change. Budget is always an important consideration for any move, as costs can inevitably add up — both expected and unexpected.Most…

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(BPT) - As the weather starts to warm up, it's good to stay hydrated to keep your kidneys healthy and reduce your risk of developing stones. According to the Mayo Clinic, heat, humidity and dehydration can lead to increased incidences of kidney stones during summer. These stones can cause sh…

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(BPT) - Did you know playing video games can help provide stress relief? According to the “2022 Essential Facts About the Video Game Industry” report released by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), 97% of Americans recognize the benefits of video games, including a variety of facto…

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(StatePoint) While the summer season often signifies the start of hurricane season and wildfires, the rise in natural disasters has made preparedness a year-long process. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administation (NOAA) reported 2021 was the third-most active hurricane season on rec…

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(BPT) - The arrival of warmer weather gets many homeowners in the mood to change things up. The bathroom is a perfect place to direct that energy because that’s where renewal takes place each day. From your morning routine to your evening wind-down, turning the bath into a luxurious spa-like…

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(NAPSI)—If you have 30 seconds—and a free new app—you can save yourself time, money and trouble, and help preserve the planet at the same time. The app helps people tackle and reduce home maintenance costs, organize service pros and make every home, apartment, condo and townhouse more enviro…

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(BPT) - Have you received a call from a number you think you should know or recognize? Phone scams are only successful if a potential target answers the call so the scammer can initiate a conversation. Using advanced technology, scammers modify how phone numbers appear on your caller ID to t…

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(NAPSI)—Warm weather is here, and you are ready to get outside and make your yard both beautiful and functional. Maybe you’re aiming to have the best yard on the block, want to install an outdoor family room or outdoor office, or want to expand your space for entertaining. Perhaps your kids …

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(BPT) - When it comes to your finances, where are you getting financial information? Older generations received most of their financial advice from financial planners, family friends and print media, but more and more Americans are turning to social media as a trusted source for money matters.

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(BPT) - The pandemic proved the importance of connectivity — to your family, friends, work, school and doctor. Wireless service, in particular, has been a lifeline for many: In fact, 15% of Americans use it as their only broadband connection. And now we have 5G for home broadband, which is a…