Consumer Awareness

The Dog Days Of Television Viewing
OK, this is going a little bit overboard.  Strike that. It’s waaaay overboard. A company in England wants to help your dog watch the television channel of your pets choosing.
UK-based pet food maker 'Wagg' has designed what’s being called the world&Close…
‘Happy Birthday’ Is Now Free For All To Sing
Celebrating a birthday this weekend?  Well, the next time you go out to a family restaurant to celebrate a birthday, the servers will be able to sing Happy Birthday as we know it, love it and as it was meant to be!
How come? A judge just approved a settlement  (June 27th) that officially puts the &qu…
Ten Worst Airports For Summer Travel
The sand, the surf, the summer sun beckons us to begin our summer vacations but getting there is no longer half the fun.  Air travel has become a giant pain in the seat - cushions  can serve as a flotation device!
Millions of travelers will face an obstacle course of hassles, problems and d…
Happy Expensive Fourth Of July!
Happy Birthday America!!! The personal-finance website WalletHub took a look at the 4th of July holiday. The report includes a fun fact-filled infographic that breaks down the dollars and cents of Independence Day.  Any way you slice it, chowing down on Monday is going to be spendy...
Pacific Northwest Top Spot For Summer Travel
Nearly 60% of summer travelers will be driving to their vacation destinations so to help with the journey the personal finance website WalletHub has released a   report to help folks find the sights and savings along the way.  WalletHub’s road-trip report compared the …
Omega Three Will Lower Your Risk Of A Heart Attack
Diet and exercise, exercise & diet, the message about a healthy heart always includes a path through diet & exercise.  Let’s put exercise aside for now and focus on diet.
According to a new study from the Journal of the American Medical Association --the largest of its kind to measure the act…
Mother Nature Has The Cure For What Ails You
What’s your prescription doc?  The Pacific Northwest!  What?  Take two and call me in the morning.  Two what?  How about a couple of hikes—fresh air, sunshine, green grass & tress! Spending time outside is good for us-- most people instinctively…
Hey Silver Fox – Why We Go Gray When We Do
I remember finding those first few gray hairs and feeling that mild sense of panic that most folks get when they do the same.  The question often asked is – Does stress cause the gray or is it a by-product of finding the gray?
The American Academy of Dermatology says that our hair gets its hue from m…
Choosing Time Over Money Will Make You Happier
So what are you doing this weekend? How are you going to use your spare time? Here’s an idea - don’t use it in a debate of choosing money over time!
It’s counter intuitive isn’t it?  “Money can’t buy happiness&…
Summer Vacations Are NOT All Created Equal
It’s officially summer. So where are you going on vacation?  How much vacation do you get and can you afford to take it?
We all could use a break from work now and then, but all vacations are not created equal! People from different countries each get a different number of vacati…

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