Consumer Awareness

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…
Frozen By Fear? Yah, It Happens!
The pressure is on. the threat is before you. You've gotta do something so…you freeze, you lock up. So, what’s up with that?  You may have heard of the classic fight or flight response which means that when confronted with a pressure packed, fearful or dangerous situ…
Where To Find Those Summer Jobs
It’s less than a week until summer and with the number of both summer jobs and internships expected to increase this summer,  the personal-finance website WalletHub takes an in-depth look at 2016’s Best Cities for Summer Jobs ...
To Sleep More-Get Out of Bed?
My wife Sara is dealing with some insomnia lately and it is frustrating and exhausting and she’s heard from many others who have experienced the same - so I’m on alert for any news and information that might make a difference for her and perhaps you...
A Six Pack For Spot Please
The super hot weather is behind us…for now.  It’s not even summer yet and there will be plenty more hot days to come so the need for a cold beer wiIl come again and maybe just maybe your best friend can join you for a drink.  Y...
June is Safety Month – So Where Does Washington Rank?
June is National Safety Month, a time to focus on reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the roads and in our homes and communities and thousands of organizations across the country will spend the month of June working to raise awareness of what it takes to stay safe...
Washington State Number Two Top Economic Performer
The Washington State song was adopted in March of 1959 and the final verse is: There's peace you feel and understand In this, our own beloved land.  We greet the day with head held high, And forward ever is our cry. We'll happy ever be As people always free...
The Union Gospel Mission Stands Ready To Help With The Heat
With the recent run of record hot temperatures, the Yakima Union Gospel Mission is putting out the air conditioned welcome mat.
The mission provides  an air-conditioned day room, with televisions and laundry, meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner), air conditioned bedrooms, showers, and free medical c…

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