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Road trip tips: How to plan a memorable vacation and save money

Road trip tips: How to plan a memorable vacation and save money

(BPT) – Americans enjoy the fun and relaxation of traveling: 77 percent of domestic trips are for leisure purposes, according to the U.S. Travel Association. If you want to vacation with friends or family, hitting the pavement for a road trip can’t be beat, and with a few money-saving tips Continue reading →

Space Heaters Are Handy, But…

It’s that time of year again. As temperatures cool down and Jack Frost makes an appearance, homeowners start looking for efficient ways to heat their homes. It’s also when the number of fires caused by improperly used portable electric space heaters begin to climb. Yet we can’t abandon space heaters Continue reading →

Check Heating Unit Before Cold Arrives

DEAR HAMMER: Please settle an argument for me. I feel our heating unit needs to be maintained every year, while my housemate has an attitude of, “If it ain’t broke, don’t mess with it.” Who’s right? — Jackie L. in Maryland DEAR JACKIE: While most homeowners don’t have their heating Continue reading →