6 Ways to Get Your Degree Faster

The ideal college student graduates high school, takes the typical four to five years to earn a bachelor's degree and goes on to find a successful job. However, that path is not ideal for many in the real world. Sometimes, students seek a faster route in order to begin their career sooner as they balance life, finances and even...

5 Ways Military Life Prepares You to Be a Successful Civilian

Beginning your career in the military is a great way to earn a living while building your resume and skills. Not only does the military provide you with specialized training and the chance to travel to unique places, but it also provides you with leadership opportunities in a meaningful way. Life skills and experience acquired through the...

Do Essential Oils Actually Do Anything?

Essential oils are growing rapidly in popularity, and people claim they do incredible things for them. With any newly popular treatment or medicine people will always question whether it can be trusted or not, so that brings the question: Do essential oils actually do anything? Here are some answers to that important question. Oils...

What You Need to Know About Retiring in Panama

Retiring in beautiful Panama is a dream come true and knowing the ins-and-outs prior to making your big move is essential for a smooth and successful transition. Planning where you'd like to live and calculating your costs for living ensures that your retirement will be better than you ever imagined. Here are three must-know tips about retiring...

The Secret Origins of America’s Opioid Crisis

On September 2018, 60 Minutes aired an interview with the infamous Dr. Barry Schultz to hear the doctor's perspective on his July conviction. Schultz was found guilty of 55 drug trafficking charges. He's no drug dealer in the stereotypical sense, however. He was a medical doctor who ran a highly profitable pill mill, as they call them, in Florida....

Best Tips for Protecting Your Jewelry at Home

Your collection of precious gemstones and metals can be priceless regardless of the amount of money that you paid for them. If you have a particularly beloved set of jewelry, you might have wondered what the best way to keep it secure is. After all, thieves keep an eye out for people wearing expensive jewelry and make them targets....

3 Tips for Moving into Your First Apartment

Moving into a new apartment soon? There might be a couple things you have forgotten about moving, or perhaps this is the first time you’ve ever moved. Regardless, here are three tips you need to know as you make the transition: Scouting Out an Apartment Scouting out an apartment is the first step to successfully finding the apartment you want to...

Why Are Violent Crime Rates Dropping?

It was not that long ago when violent crime was a major epidemic in the United States. The crime rates finally started to go down in the late 1990s before eventually leveling off. After several years of stagnation, the violent crime rates are finally going down again. These are the four biggest reasons the violent crime rates are dropping....

Bullying Doesn’t Stop at Childhood

When bullying is mentioned, it typically conjures up an image of one child harassing another at school. While bullying among children is certainly an issue, it shouldn't be seen as something that ends when people graduate high school. On a daily basis, law enforcement over-extends their authority to cause problems for marginalized groups, particularly those who are discriminated against...

5 Ideas to Better Protect Your Family in 2019

According to the FBI, a burglary happens approximately every 21 seconds in the United States. This means that it is very important to take measures to secure your home. Today, advances in home security technology have given homeowners a wide variety of options to choose from to enhance safety and security. Let's take a look at some...

4 Best Practices for Entertaining Guests

Whether it's for a big sporting event, a book club get-together, a housewarming or any other occasion, millions of people around the globe love practicing the tradition of entertaining guests in their home. You might call it a party, a gathering or just spending time with friends, but the principle is the same. You'll want your guests...

Best Ways to Avoid Added Debt During a Divorce

Getting a divorce is expensive. Not only that, you're probably learning how to manage your finances alone, where before, you were sharing those responsibilities with someone else. Fortunately, this change in your life, doesn’t have to mean living on nothing. These strategies below can help you avoid added debt during a divorce, and make managing your finances easier as...

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7 Things You Never Knew About South Africa

(Image Source: CapetownVillas.net) South Africa lies on the southernmost tip of Africa. It is the second most visited country on the continent. There is so...

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How to Celebrate a Post-Pandemic Spring

After a historic year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals are looking forward to spring more than ever. The opportunity for new...