Do Millennials Need Life Insurance?

Why millennials should think about becoming a life insurance policyholder. Today, millennials, young adults (ages 18-30) face numerous financial challenges in addition to everything else they have to tackle – from confronting student loan debt to working out how to save for retirement. One of the things that millennials tend to put on the back-burner is having adequate insurance. What’s more, they numerous polls suggest that millennials are the most underinsured generation since the … [Read more...]

American Heart Month: Foods to Eat for a Healthy Heart

Improve your heart health by eating the right foods. Over the past few decades, there have been numerous studies that have been released flipping what we know about diet on its head. While there tends to be a lot of confusion about what is healthy and what isn’t, there are some clear choices about good food and bad food when it comes to heart health. Since February is American Heart Month, it brings us the perfect opportunity to share the list of heart-healthy foods! Oatmeal Oatmeal is … [Read more...]

How to Maintain Your Water Heater

Help your water heater to boost longevity and stay in good working condition.  You may not realize how often you use your home’s water heater – but that changes the moment it breaks. To help it run worry-free and even extend its life, check out these water heater maintenance tips. Drain Your Water Heater Always read over your owner’s manual before draining your water heater. If you’re uncomfortable performing this type of maintenance, make sure to call a professional. Step 1: Shut off the … [Read more...]

Spiced Lentil Soup for National Soup Month

Warm up this winter with this hearty lentil soup.   Now that the festivities are over and we’re back to juggling work, chores, family, a social life, and sleep, many of us are looking for easy dinner recipes. Along with this, we’re all looking for ways to save money, lose weight, and even warm up in winter. Luckily, January is National Soup Month. In other words, a whole month dedicated to a low-cost, healthy, and quick-to-make meal! Check out this spiced lentil soup, made mostly with … [Read more...]

Get Organized Month! Check Out These Organization Tips

Streamline your home and belongings by getting organized this month.   January is Get Organized Month, a natural public awareness campaign that has been around since 2005. It’s celebrated all month long with many homeowners, business owners, and individuals finding out how to improve their organization in all aspects of their lives. Here’s how to get your home organized (and keep it that way!) this month.   Get rid of the old. When it comes to organizing your home, it’s important … [Read more...]

Safety Precautions New Homeowners Should Take

Prevent any damage to your new home and belongings with these safety tips.   If you’re busy unpacking in your new humble abode, home safety may not be high on your list of priorities. After all, you’ve had a home inspector check the property before you bought it, right? While you may not realize it, home damage can take on many forms. To help guide you, here’s a home safety checklist you should consider when settling in.   Change the Locks After taking all the right steps … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Bring Out the Best in Your Employees

Ensure your team grows and develops as you want it to. When it comes to business, it’s important for workplaces to encourage teams to grow and develop, no matter how big they are. There’s no denying that sometimes things can get boring when they aren’t changed after a long period of time, which isn’t good for any company. Utilising creativity and strength of employees help to ensure that your business is getting the best possible work. These tips can help you build and maintain a motivated … [Read more...]

Why You Should Review Your Insurance Policies at the End of the Year

Make time before the year is up to review your current insurance policies.   The end of the year is the ideal time to review your insurance policies, from home to life to auto to business. It makes perfect sense to review your policies to see what coverage you must add, subtract or increase. This is to ensure that all risks are covered, and that you sleep well at night knowing that you are protected. As the New Year approaches, here is what you should know when reviewing coverage. Add and … [Read more...]

Festive Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Whip up these gingerbread cookies for your festive eats. Ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves… The season of spice is truly upon us. Now that we’ve finished our pumpkin lattes, we can look forward to peppermint bark and, of course, gingerbread cookies! Whether you make cookies, festive shapes, or a whole house, be sure to use this recipe to whip up the perfect gingerbread for your holiday season! Ingredients (makes around 12 large cookies or 24 smaller cookies) 1⅓ cups whole wheat flour … [Read more...]

How You Can Give Back During Giving Season

It’s the season for giving, and there are so many ways to do it. The holidays aren’t all about getting your hands on the latest iPhone. It’s a time of giving, not just to those we love, but to those less fortunate. A small gesture, token or some time volunteered can make a huge difference. Whether you can spare a few dollars or a couple of hours, consider doing so during the festive season. If there isn’t a charity or event that comes to mind, here are some ways you can give back during the … [Read more...]