How to Keep Your TV From Spying On You

How to Keep Your TV From Spying On You

Did you know that your television set might have spied on you? It’s not just your cable or satellite company that knows a lot about your TV viewing habits.

Many modern television sets connect to the internet just like a computer. In fact, they contain computers that function somewhat like your smartphone or tablet.

These “Smart TVs” let you use apps to watch programming on the internet through services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime.…

What You Need to Know Before Purchasing a Rolling Garage Door

What You Need to Know Before Purchasing a Rolling Garage Door

A garage rolling door design is different from the usual kind of folding garage door used in older home garages. These rolling steel and wooden doors are nowadays commonly added to new homes all over the U.S., Australia, and much of the rest of the world.

You’ll find them in commercial, industrial and institutional spaces. A rolling door is strong, durable and usually in one piece, unlike other multi-panelled folding garage doors that are much less sturdy.…

10 Clever Tricks to Save Money Now

10 Clever Tricks to Save Money Now

The tips in articles about saving money are often ridiculous and/or the same old tips you’ve seen dozens of times.

I read a post recently that advised paying off your mortgage more quickly. I don’t know why anyone would pay down their lowest interest rate loan if they also have high interest credit card debt.

The article went on to suggest not buying new cars every few years (duh) and cutting back on restaurant meals and nights out (no kidding).…

Verizon Wireless Adds Unlimited Data Plan


Unlimited mobile data has officially come full circle. Just a few years after wireless companies began dropping their unlimited data plans, all of the major players now offer such plans again. Today, Verizon Wireless began offering both new and existing customers the option of choosing an unlimited data plan.

Verizon Wireless now offers unlimited talk, text and data on an individual smartphone for $80 per month with paper-free billing and autopay.…

How to Fix Your Own Vacuum Like a Pro

How to Fix Your Own Vacuum Like a Pro
Five years ago, I’d have never thought that I’d write about vacuum repair, or fixing anything other than computers, for that matter.

For some reason, I spent most of my life not knowing that I could actually fix household appliances and perform other household DIY tasks on my own. Since learning otherwise, I’ve fixed my squeaky dryer, repaired my own dishwasher, fixed a stripped door hinge screw, repainted my front porch and back deck and more.…

Save $20 On Genealogy DNA Testing!

Here’s an exciting and unique gift idea for your Valentine’s Day sweetie. For someone with an interest in genealogy and family history, check out 23andMe’s amazing deal – $20 off their genetic genealogy DNA tests. They’re regularly $99, but you can pick one up through February 14,

They’re regularly $99, but you can pick one up through February 14, 2017 for just $79!…

What You Need To Know Before Building a Wood Deck

What You Need To Know Before Building a Wood Deck

From small family gatherings to holiday entertainment, the deck serves many purposes and is a major part of any outdoor environment. If you work at home doing credit card processing (dentist office), medical billing, or other administrative work, you might even extend your office onto the desk. Aside from being a longtime investment, choosing between synthetic materials and wood is the most important first decision to be made.…