Weekly Updates

13
Aug

Go Green with Your Summer Cookout

You want to be Earth friendly and have a summer cookout. How do you do it? Here are some tips for holding a green cookout:   Summer’s garden-fresh produce allows you to serve zesty salads and other side dishes. Use a gas grill. If you do frequent barbecues, a gas grill might be right for you. Gas grills produce fewer

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13
Aug

Oh, My Aching Joints!

When those old joints start packing on the miles, they decide to take on a more ornery disposition. In other words, they become highly disagreeable. They’re not as limber as in younger days.   But there’s hope for those stiff, aching joints. Here are some tips to keeping you lively and pliable:   Get a move on. The more you

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13
Aug

Basic Driver Keys for Power and Accuracy

Your club-face hits the ball and the ball lands exactly where you envisioned—on the green. Your next move is to get out your putter and complete the shot.   That’s the perfect world. The real world, however, is different. With a little more power, you can get the ball closer to the green. With a little more accuracy, you can

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13
Aug

IRS’s ‘Free File’ Available Until October 15*

October 15 is the filing deadline for taxpayers who requested extensions on their 2017 tax returns. The IRS provides several resources to help taxpayers file their forms: Taxpayers who made $66,000 or less can go to https://www.irs.gov/filing/free-file-do-your-federal-taxes-for-free for information on filing for free. Those who made more may use the IRS’s Free File Fillable Forms, which are the agency’s electronic

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13
Aug

Recipe Of The Week

Basil-Berry Lemonade Sorbet Serves 6   Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup lightly packed fresh basil 6 cups frozen mixed berries ¾ cup lemon juice (from about 4 lemons)   Directions:   Mix sugar and 1 cup of water in a medium saucepan. On high, heat until the sugar dissolves. Stir occasionally. Mix in basil. Remove from the heat. Cover the saucepan and let

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13
Aug

Quote Of The Week

“If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.”   — Edmund Burke

13
Aug

Mixed Results as Turkey Stumbles

Weekly Update – August 13, 2018 Stocks ended the week in mixed territory as trouble with Turkey’s currency affected U.S. equity performance on Friday, August 10.[i] For the week, the S&P lost 0.25%, the Dow declined 0.59%, and the NASDAQ increased 0.35%.[ii] International stocks in the MSCI EAFE stumbled, giving back 1.57%.[iii]   Although last week brought relatively few economic

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6
Aug

Staying Cool and Green During Hot Summers

Keeping cool during hot summers can be challenging, especially when you want to help preserve the environment. Being cool and going green is not only possible, it’s easy.   Here’s how:   Get an energy-efficient air conditioner. Air conditioners get an Energy Efficiency Rating (EER). The higher the rating, the less costly the air conditioner will be to operate.  

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6
Aug

Lose Weight on the No-Diet Diet?

Yes. You can lose weight without going on a diet.   Here are some tips:   Set a timer for 20 minutes and eat very slowly. Savor each bite.   Sleep more. Researchers say getting seven hours or less of sleep fires up your appetite. And you end up eating more.   Eat more fruits and vegetables. Up your count

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6
Aug

The Long and Short of Improving Your Putts

To putt or not to putt? That’s not even the question when your ball lands on the green. The question is: How do you adjust your technique to sink both the short ones (from the hole) and the long ones?   After all, short and long putts require two different styles. What makes for successful short shots usually doesn’t work

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