It’s almost that time of year – spring break. While it’s definitely an occasion to let loose and have some fun, anyone planning on enjoying the much-awaited break should also use some caution. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Jennifer Clem offers several tips on how to have a healthy and safe spring break. Be smart about […]
As the April 15 filing deadline draws near, some taxpayers may be tempted to request an automatic extension of time to file their personal federal income tax returns. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Shane Stinson offers some key points to consider before requesting such an extension. Ways to request an extension: Individuals who are unable to […]
Science fair projects can be rewarding, challenging and, sometimes, even a bit stressful for young students and their parents. The University of Alabama’s Julie Covin offers a few tips that just might help your student bring home the blue-ribbon prize.
Because the kitchen contains many large and small appliances that are used daily, the kitchen is a good area to reduce energy. The University of Alabama’s Greg McKelvey shares some simple ways to help cut costs of energy and water. Dishwashers use an average of 15 gallons of hot water per load, plus electricity needed […]
The University of Alabama’s Caroline Fulmer helps consumers understand how identity theft occurs, steps to minimize the chances of being a victim and where to get help if they are a victim.
With the April 15 filing deadline for personal federal income tax returns just around the corner, The University of Alabama’s Shane Stinson provides a brief summary of federal tax updates that are likely to impact many 2013 tax returns.
Whether you like to replenish your wardrobe once a year or once a week, The University of Alabama’s Brian Taylor offers some helpful fashion hints to stay in style.
The average household spends about 10 percent of its energy costs on lighting. The University of Alabama’s Greg McKelvey provides some basic tips on how to keep those costs as low as possible. Turn off incandescent lights whenever they are not needed, and turn off fluorescent lights when they will not be needed for 10 […]
Losing weight tends to be a popular New Year’s resolution or goal. But there is definitely a right way and a wrong way to go about achieving that goal. The University of Alabama’s Sheena Quizon Gregg shares a few tips on how shake loose those extra pounds in a healthy way. Avoid Skipping Meals. Avoid […]