In the last five years, more than 50 percent of consumers have received a recall notice on an appliance, product, or vehicle they own. Yet only about 10 percent of consumers typically follow up on recalls each year. As Consumer Reports says, “Products are recalled for a specific and serious reason: they can be hazardous.”What Is A Recall Notice?
A product recall notice is a letter from a manufacturer to the consumer letting the consumer know a product they have purchased has been found to have safety issues, defects, or parts that might endanger the consumer or put the maker/seller at risk of legal action. Recalls are costly, and most manufacturers don’t [...]
Vegetarianism is a dietary category that groups individuals who do not consume meat or restrict meat in some way from their lifestyle. There are different types of vegetarians, such as lacto-ovo (those who still eat dairy and eggs), and there are completely different sub-groups that fall within vegetarianism, such as veganism. No matter what you consider yourself to be, vegetarianism is growing across the country as people embrace health and wellness alternatives. Here are some of the best cities for vegetarians.New York, New York
The Big Apple has the most restaurants with vegetarian options. NYC also has a wide variety of juice bars, plant-based food chains, and even food [...]
Cable and satellite subscriptions in the US are plummeting, and video streaming is driving the change. Cord-cutters are people who have ended their cable subscriptions in favor of streaming sites, local channels, and other types of entertainment. By cutting the cord and building a custom package of individual services, you could save a lot of money, but there are some major considerations to make before you take the leap yourself.
Here’s a closer look at why cord-cutting might (or might not) be right for you, and four things to think about prior to taking the plunge.Cord-cutting in 2018
There’s never been a better time to be a cord-cutter. Streaming [...]
Spring is upon us and you know what that means — warmer weather, blooming plants and best of all, spring music festivals! Musical festivals have become increasingly popular due to their sense of community and their top-notch live performances. No matter what your favorite genre is, these music festivals got you covered. Pack your bags and let the good times roll, these are the best spring festivals!Firefly, Dover, Delaware
Each June, Dover is transformed into a music-lovers paradise. People far and wide gather at the Firefly Music Festival to enjoy some of the best artists and bands in the US. Over the course of four days, over 100 artists perform, including top name artists [...]
The time of the year that most fashionistas (Editor: like myself) love is among us: New York Fashion Week! It’s the one week of the year where our eyes look like deer caught in headlights due to the new and innovative looks that fashion designers and brands showcase for the upcoming seasons. Just like those popular brands and designers whose names ring bells, there are states and cities that are known to be the “go-to” for all things fashion. It’s no surprise that New York is and has always been one of the top four fashion capitals but what about the other cities and states that get overshadowed by their tough competition? Well, below we shine a light on some [...]
Are you house rich, but cash poor? The phrase is often used to describe people who have a house payment so large they can’t afford anything else – like food, gas, utility bills and things they need day-to-day. If this describes you, don’t worry. You’re not alone, and you can get through it with these ten life hacks for lowering your living expenses.One: Develop a spending plan
The old-school term for a spending plan is a budget. As much as most of us hate the idea of budgets, they are lifesavers when it comes to helping you save money. If you’ve tried budgets and they just don’t work, consider Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, or [...]