The Peace Corps is Recruiting Volunteers from Diverse Backgrounds
Getting Smart About Your Credit Score
(StatePoint) The Peace Corps, established in 1961, partners with communities abroad to develop sustainable solutions for the world’s most pressing challenges at the grassroots level. While all volunteers returned home in March of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency is working to return to service and is now actively recruiting volunteers of backgrounds historically underrepresented in the organization, including African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Asian-Americans.
Lost and Found: Tips for Managing Commonly Misplaced Items
(StatePoint) Good credit opens doors. Not only can it help you secure an affordable loan, but it is also often needed for access to open everyday accounts, such as for your utility services and cell phone. It can help you land a job, boost your chances of securing an apartment, and even improve your dating prospects, according to research.
An Affordable Type of Insurance You May Need but Probably Don’t Have
(StatePoint) In the haste to break free from your pandemic routine, you may find your new schedule overwhelming and hectic. And with that, comes the inconvenience of misplacing commonly used items. According to a survey conducted by Bluetooth tracking company Pixie, Americans spend an average of 2.5 days out of each calendar year searching for lost items.
Tips to Ease the Stress of Relocating to a New Area
(StatePoint) When you start thinking about how to achieve financial security, a few basic things probably come to mind: insurance for your car and home; disability insurance in case you’re injured and can’t work; life insurance to protect your family in case something happens to you. But there’s one important type of financial protection that many people overlook: umbrella insurance.
5 Healthy Travel Must-Haves for When You Get Back on the Go
(StatePoint) Approximately 35 million Americans move every year. But unlike most times when homeowners largely change addresses within the same city or county, 2020 saw a sharp increase in relocations between 50 to 500 miles away.
Great Tech to Help You Make the Most of Summer 2021
(StatePoint) After a year during which many Americans stayed home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, they’re now taking to the highways, railways, byways and highways in great numbers for vacations of all kinds. If you’re among them, consider packing these travel must-haves for a healthier experience.
In the Market for a New or Used Car? Keep These 4 Tips in Mind
(StatePoint) This year more than most, people want to go on adventures and enjoy all life has to offer. Use these tech tools to help you explore and enjoy the long summer days:
Are You Getting Enough Fresh Air?
(StatePoint) If you’re in the market for a new or used car… you’re not in luck. According to CarGurus, the average price of a used car in mid-May of 2021 was over $25,000, nearly $5,000 more than the previous year. The inflated prices are largely due to a global automotive microchip shortage that affected the production of new cars, in turn creating higher demand for used vehicles.
5 Tips for On-the-Go Business Owners
(StatePoint) Fresh air is essential for mental and physical well-being. However, Americans on average spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
10 Refreshed Etiquette Tips for Today’s Wedding Attendees
(StatePoint) Does your business take you places? Whether you work remotely or you’re on the road often, here are five tips to better manage operations from anywhere.
5 Ways to Celebrate Your Love of Music
(StatePoint) Even before the pandemic, wedding etiquette was tricky. After a year like no other, the dos and don’ts around “I do’s” and being a good guest have become even more complicated.
Fuel Safety Tips to Keep People, Pets and Property Safe
(StatePoint) This season, there is no better place to celebrate a love of music than outdoors. Here are five ways to make it happen:
Playtime: It’s Not Just for Kids, Say Experts
(StatePoint) Following the Colonial Pipeline closure earlier this year, many people panicked.
(StatePoint) While most of us associate playtime with childhood, adults are increasingly acknowledging the importance of play and leisure time for themselves.