Water heating is the second largest energy expense in your home, and it typically accounts for about 20 percent of your utility bill. The University of Alabama’s Greg McKelvey offers several ways to help reduce your water costs. Install aerating, low-flow faucets and showerheads. Draining a gallon of water from your water heater tank every six […]
While it is important to establish a good credit rating early in life, there are other factors that need consideration first, such as your child’s maturity level. But when the time is right, there are several ways you can help your child build credit, and The University of Alabama’s Jan Brakefield offers a few suggestions on how to do just that.
The holidays can be a busy, and stressful, time of year. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Harriet Myers offers a few suggestions on how to deal with the stress.
Healthy eating is something many strive to achieve, but oftentimes the grocery bill gets in the way. The University of Alabama offers suggestions on how you can buy nutritious food, but stay within your budget.
There typically tends to be a lot of cooking, and eating, happening during the holidays. The University of Alabama’s Diane Bridgewater offers suggestions on how to ensure your food is safely stored and prepared, so you and your guests can thoroughly enjoy each and every bite.
There are many things you can do, or say, during a job interview that could either help you land the job or ensure you’ll never hear from that job prospect again. The University of Alabama’s Travis Railsback offers a few tips on what words to use, or avoid, during that all-important job interview.
Heating and cooling your home uses more energy and costs more money than any other system in your home; typically making up about 50 percent of your utility bill. The University of Alabama offers simple tips to help make your home more comfortable and easier to heat and cool — while also lowering your utility bills.
Positive self-esteem in young children is the foundation for success later in life. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Laura Bloom provides just a few suggestions on how families can promote positive self-esteem.
With Halloween just around the corner, many parents are beginning to think about whether their little ones will delight or fright this year. The University of Alabama’s Melissa Panzarello provides some fun and easy ideas that can make use of items you may have available around the house.
Want to know how to improve your credit score? The University of Alabama’s Tye Warren offers three important points on boosting, and maintaining, a higher score.