Shopping Ahead Can Save You Money: What to Know
New STEAM Books to Inspire Learning and Creativity
(StatePoint) Every procrastinator is familiar with the downsides of last-minute shopping -- parking woes, stress-induced headaches and paying premiums for needed items. But these hassles and expenses are avoidable, say experts.
How New Technologies Will Support STEAM Learning this School Year
(StatePoint) Keep the excitement of the new school year going by finding fun ways to encourage learning at home.
5 Ways to Set Up the Ultimate Workstation for Kids
(StatePoint) With each new school year comes a brand-new set of subjects, books and teachers. It also means new technologies being introduced into the classroom.
Shopping for a Wedding Gift? What to Know Now
(StatePoint) This school year, you can help set up your kids for success. It’s all about having the perfect study zone at home. Here are five cool ideas for creating a workspace for kids that will promote great study habits and inspire learning.
6 Ways to Prepare for a New School Year
(StatePoint) If your fridge is filled with save-the-dates and wedding invitations, you’re inevitably facing the daunting question: what to give?
New to Parenthood? Smart Tech Can Help
(StatePoint) Want to ensure the transition from summer to school goes smoothly for your family? Check out these six tips.
Don’t Let Your Personal Data End up on the Dark Web
(StatePoint) Being a new mom or dad can be tough. But smart tech is revolutionizing the way parents care for their little ones, alleviating common parenting worries, such as sickness, the baby sleeping through the night and proper feeding.
Car Shopping? Get Smart About Warranties and Service Contracts
(StatePoint) Consumers today give out personal information all the time -- from shopping online to signing up for special promotional offers to filling out job applications.
Simple Steps for Smart Storage and Easy Moves
(StatePoint) Car shopping? One important factor to consider is what each manufacturer’s warranty covers and how long the coverage lasts, as well as whether you’re going to purchase additional coverage through a vehicle service contract.
Tips to Upgrade Your Home Gaming Experience
(StatePoint) Did you know 66 percent of Americans have difficulty finding things in household storage? And more than half are frustrated by the task.
3 Awesome Backyard Party Ideas
(StatePoint) Whether going on an epic adventure, hunting for treasure, exploring vast wondrous lands, or playing sports, video gamers are always seeking the latest ways to create the ultimate experience at home.
4 Ways to Make Summer Easier for Children With Autism
(StatePoint) Throwing a party and need an idea? With just a little planning, you can turn your ordinary backyard into anything you want it to be.
Tips to Create a Resume That Lands You Interviews
(StatePoint) Transitional times of the year mean shifting schedules, which can be particularly challenging for children with autism and their families.
How New Technology is Helping Students and Teachers
(StatePoint) Have you been applying for jobs and sending your resume out at every opportunity only to be met with total silence? The jobs are out there and you know you are capable, so, what’s the problem?
New Insights and Resources for Small Businesses
(StatePoint) New and emerging technologies are supporting today’s students and teachers in unprecedented ways. Here are a few ways this is happening in schools in local communities across the country.
Tips to Prevent Summer Brain Drain
(StatePoint) Small businesses are critical to powering the national economy. They are also responsible for creating two out of every three new jobs in the country each year, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Beat-the-Heat Tips for Summer
(StatePoint) Studies show that summer brain drain can be a formidable force, setting kids’ progress back over the long break from the classroom. But you can help kids avoid losing their academic mojo. Here’s how.
5 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Dads and Grads
(StatePoint) Want to beat the heat this summer? Staying cool in hot weather can be easier with these top tips.
6 Money Tips for Buying a Home
(StatePoint) Whether you’re shopping for Father’s Day or celebrating the accomplishments of a graduating senior, make a point of selecting thoughtful, unforgettable gifts this “dads and grads” season. Here are five ideas to get you started.
How New Technology is Improving Treatment of Strokes
(StatePoint) When searching for a new home, you may come across some conflicting information, especially about home financing or mortgage loans. Consider these six money tips to help you navigate the process.
The Fine Art of the 'Do-It-Together' Move
(StatePoint) For patients experiencing ischemic stroke -- the leading cause of disability in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- the time it takes to receive treatment is critically important for avoiding irreversible brain damage. While getting evaluated by a specialist used to take up to several hours, new in-ambulance technology being tested by hospitals nationwide is helping patients get evaluated within minutes.
Why Internet Access in Rural America Affects Everyone
(StatePoint) The average American has moved five times in their life so far, moving an average of 26 boxes each time, according to a recent survey conducted by Duck brand. Talk about moving mayhem!
How New Technology is Helping Children Cope with Cancer
(StatePoint) Healthy communities and a strong national economy rely on internet access for all, suggests a new study.
Now Playing: Summer Movie Nights in Your Own Backyard
(StatePoint) One of the toughest aspects of managing cancer in children is communicating with young patients, say parents and healthcare experts.
5 Ways to Make Math Part of Your Kids' Daily Lives
(StatePoint) Looking for a way to get the most out of your summer evenings? Make it a night at the drive-in at home! With the right equipment and planning, you can easily enjoy your favorite movies under the stars, right in your own backyard. Here are a few simple steps for bringing your new favorite tradition to life.
Top Tips for Starting an Exercise Routine
(StatePoint) For many students, math can seem like the most challenging school subject. But it doesn’t have to be. Math is actually all around us. Here are five ways you can help kids draw connections between classroom math and the math that touches their daily lives.
Is Your Credit Report Accurate? How to Tell
(StatePoint) Kickstarting a fitness regimen is often the hardest step. Need some motivation? Try out these ideas for getting started and sticking with the program.
5 Anytime Gift Ideas for Mom
(StatePoint) Do you know what’s in your credit report? Experts recommend checking your credit report at each of the national credit reporting agencies (CRAs) several times annually. Why?
Millennials Want to Say ‘I Do’ to High-Tech Wedding Registries
(StatePoint) Need a gift for Mom? Whether it’s her birthday or just-because, take these fun and practical ideas into consideration.
5 Ways to Take Good Care of the Environment
(StatePoint) Once upon a time, wedding registries were created so newlyweds would have all the basic essentials to establish their first home. But as technology has evolved, so too has the registry. Gone are the days where registries only include dishware and candlesticks. Couples can now incorporate modern must-haves, like connected lightbulbs, voice assistants and smart showers.
Time to Take Charge: Tips for Women to Advance Their Careers
(StatePoint) Good environmental stewardship begins with individual choices. Here are five ways to celebrate the natural world and get involved in short- and long-term efforts to protect the environment.
Getting Girls Interested in STEAM Subjects
(StatePoint) As more women feel emboldened to raise their voices and fight for workplace issues that matter most to them -- from equal pay and development opportunities to sexual harassment on the job -- it’s important to both reflect on progress made and recognize there are many more milestones to be attained.
Appeal to House Hunters With Smart Home Upgrades
(StatePoint) Science, art and math are becoming increasingly important school subjects to embrace. Here are five ways to ensure your girls get interested and stay interested in these critical subjects through the years.
How to Spend Your Money with Companies that Share Your Values
(StatePoint) From smart thermostats to remotely controlled showers, connected homes are all the rage for today’s homeowners and those looking to make a purchase, providing easy opportunities to boost your profit when you sell.
5 Ways Digital Technology is Helping Students Learn
(StatePoint) From small one-time purchases to monthly service fees, you may not think much about what happens to your money after spending it.
(StatePoint) As classrooms are getting modern makeovers across the country, here are five ways new digital technology is helping students to better absorb the curriculum.