Eye Health

Since 1989 the month of August has been observed as National Eye Exam Month in the United States. Throughout the month, eye doctors raise awareness about the importance of regular eye exams for people of all ages. If you missed it, that’s…

Love Animals: Make a Difference Today

Did you know that eight million dogs and cats end up in shelters each year? If you are an animal lover, that number will break your heart. But there is something you can do. Listed below are a few things you can do to begin helping our…

Let Fido in on the Fun

If you are a pet owner, you have two basic choices when you head out of town on vacation. You can board your pet at the local kennel or veterinary office, or you can hire a pet sitter to come into your home and take care of the essentials.…

Tea in Texas

Did you know that June is National Iced Tea Month? If you are like many Texans, you might not for the simple reason that you celebrate this tasty drink throughout the year.


For many, the idea of getting back to nature, spending the night outdoors under the stars, and waking with the bird-song is a lot more appealing than the reality of camping.

The Top 5 Personal Finance Apps

Managing your money in the digital area has never been easier. You can schedule transfers between accounts or individuals, deposit checks and check your balance all from your living room. Beyond banking apps though, there are several…

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health affects every aspect of life from childhood through the last geriatric years. Everyone has it in some form, whether good or poor, because it reflects the mind’s outlook on thinking, feeling and acting.

Investing Your Refund

If you’re like most people, you’re tempted to treat a sizable tax refund as money to blow. You could head to the mall or book a spa weekend, but rst, take a few deep breaths and consider these investment ideas for your unexpected windfall: