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Get the Hell Out of the Way to Save Lives, Say Tow Trucks

By Bobby’s Towing & Recovery If you see amber lights or yellow lights, flashing on the side of the road in North Carolina you better be prepared to move into the next lane or slow down. Otherwise, you may be in for a hefty fine. The Move Over Law, which says that when you see an emergency or a service ... Read More »

How to Cope With a Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Boss

By Katie Albert While some of us have been fortunate enough to work for excellent bosses and leaders, others have to suffer under the reign of Mood McMakesyourlifemiserable. What can you do when you find yourself working for the insufferable? There are many times when finding employment elsewhere is just not feasible. There are many factors that come into play ... Read More »

Is Wake Forest Really That Kind of Crazy Nice?

By Katie Albert Ask not what your town can do for you, but what you can do for your town. Whether you were born here, are just passing through or decided to make this place your home after many years somewhere else; Wake Forest is a great place to live. Wake Forest isn’t just a town, it’s a community. Simply ... Read More »

Katie Wants to Know, Is There Such a Thing as ATM Etiquette?

By Katie Albert Is ATM Etiquette a thing? If not, it should be. My Dad always seemed to follow a certain set of rules each time he visited an ATM. I have always employed the same manors he demonstrated to me as a child. It seems however, that I am the only one. We’ve all been there, you pull up ... Read More »

What Empty Nesters Can Do With Their Homes

Your kids are grown up and have moved out. You’re an empty nester. That four-bedroom, three-bath home suddenly seems very large. Should you move? Change how you use some rooms? What can empty nesters do with their homes when the kids move out? It’s an interesting question. It’s one that can have a major effect on your lifestyle and finances. ... Read More »

How to Protect Your Tax Refund From Being Stolen

According to the IRS, the average non-business taxpayer spends eight hours and $ 120 per year preparing his tax return. That’s a lot of time and money to invest in something you probably don’t want to do in the first place. Yet, there’s often a reward for your investment, as many taxpayers get some of their hard-earned money back with a tax ... Read More »

20 Easy Ways Facebook and Twitter Users Can Boost Their Credit

According to a report published by Experian at the end of 2013, young adults aged 19 to 29 had an average credit score of 628 — more than 50 points lower than the national average and the lowest of all the age groups. If you’re a millennial, maybe you’re trying to avoid debt like the plague by staying away from credit cards. Or maybe you ... Read More »

Renters Need Insurance Too

Owning your own home used to be the American dream. But today, the aftermath of the mortgage crisis, the burden of student loans, and a mobile workforce have combined to encourage more Gen-Yers and Millennials to rent instead of buy. No matter what the reason you’re renting, it’s important to understand why you need renter’s insurance and what it does ... Read More »

Top 10 Flea Market Tips

Springtime means flea markets, and the Kovels have shopped flea markets for years. April and May are good months for flea markets and shows. Vintage merchandise found over the winter is finally for sale, and dealers who saw slow sales in this winter of bad weather need cash to buy more. Here are Kovels’ Top 10 tips to help excited ... Read More »

How to Use Amazon Mechanical Turk to Make Extra Money Whenever You Want

I recently read about a service Amazon provides called Mechanical Turk which intrigued me. Unlike other online sites that look for contract help, the Amazon Mechanical Turk service seemed to offer easy to accomplish tasks that could be completed by almost anyone with a computer. Little to no experience is required for many of the money earning assignments. And that ... Read More »