A habit is defined as a behavior repeated so often it becomes almost automatic. I am in awe of the power of a habit. It's a force to change your life, and it is available to anyone, no matter their situation or ...Read more
Most people are fine having their huge TV mounted on a prominent wall in the living room. This is a beneficial trend made popular when flat-screen TVs, designed to hang on the wall like a painting, became commonplace. And ...Read more
Q: We are writing to you with a suggestion and a good question about it. Suggestion: Like many new vehicles, our Chevy Cruze has the stop/start feature. We understand its purpose; but it is most annoying in many ways. We ...Read more
Q: My kids' dad and I broke up about four months ago. This is our first big holiday and in doing research on the subject, I've read some sources that say you should spend the holidays with your child's other parent and ...Read more
Thanksgiving in California, especially Southern California, can sometimes feel a little like the twilight zone. After all, the temperature in most other places across the nation is chilly and the weather ...Read more
This silky apple dessert recipe -- a spiced apple bread pudding made with apple cider in place of the usual custard -- gets a double hit of apple flavor from both the cider and plenty of sliced tart apples. Mace, the lacy ...Read more
Penny Properties 101 for DummiesTracy Phillips
If you always wanted to get into real estate investing but did not have the money. This book will show you how to do it.
This book shows you how to negotiate the best possible terms with the real estate owned (or REO) department of a bank or lender, including ...
Whether you’re on Plan Z (or any other diet), the holidays can be difficult. Even if you have solid discipline, your relatives and friends can try to sabotage you. Most of us don’t have great discipline, so a ...Read more
Until a couple of years ago, I didn't know heated mattress pads even existed. Makes sense, I suppose, considering I'd lived in Southern California for most of my life, where it is mostly warm all year round. Once I ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- People often ask me what's the best budgeting tool to help them better track and control their spending.
I always pause, hoping the person is ready for an answer that's different than what he or she asked.
Q: I was supposed to fly from Sacramento, California, to Seattle recently with my sister and mother for a family wedding. Before our trip, my sister had to be rushed to the emergency room with an unexpected heart condition...Read more
Dear Edith: When you wrote about real estate closings, one of the things you did not mention was to change the locks, or have the lock cylinders changed, so that the old keys no longer work.
We trust that the old owners ...Read more
Tesla's Model 3 problems just got worse.
The Palo Alto, Calif., electric-car maker's entry-level sedan has been the focus of much negative attention of late, after CEO Elon Musk revealed in a recent earnings report that ...Read more
Regardless of today's technological revolution, there is no comparison between a tablet or e-reader and a book. Books provide a sensation and look that can't be beat. Well-known author Jorge Luis Borges once said, " I ...Read more
(UPI) A Scottish zoo shared a photo of a cat that ended up in a dangerous situation when it fled some fireworks and ended up in the facility's Arctic wolf enclosure.
The Five Sisters Zoo in West Calder posted a photo to ...Read more
Dear Family Coach: This year we moved our two high school kids to a new area. Both kids report having no friends. It's been a difficult transition. They say the only way they can make friends is if I allow them to go to ...Read more
WASHINGTON –– It only took a few hours for the first self-driving taxi shuttling people around Las Vegas to collide with a vehicle being driven by a human doing something it didn't expect.
The driverless passenger van...Read more
Cadillac's CTS-V is a mild-mannered monster, a Clark Kent car that transforms instantly from milquetoast sedan to high-horsepower track master.
The CTS-V represents Cadillac's ambition to build the perfect all-around ...Read more
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