The History of Names

The history of names is a long and complicated one. There are many different origins for names, and many different ways to interpret them. For example, if your name is James McRoberts, you may want to research the origin of both “James” and “McRoberts.” Keep reading to learn more about the history of names, and …

A Guide To Planning Fun Family Activities

There is no doubt that spending quality time with family is important. But what about adding a little fun to family time? According to a recent study, engaging in fun family activities is linked to better mental health outcomes for children and adolescents. Adolescents who reported engaging in fun family activities more often had better …

Tinnitus: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Relief

The American Tinnitus Association, ATA, describes tinnitus as, “The perception of sound when no actual external noise is present.” In the United States, tinnitus is one of the most common medical conditions and is estimated to affect nearly 50 million Americans (15% of the general population). From this figure, about 20 million people suffer from …

5 HVAC Efficiency Tips

You rely on your HVAC system to keep your household comfortable, whether it’s turning up the heat in January or cranking up the air conditioner in July. However, this can send your utility bills surging seasonally. There are simple ways for any homeowner to monitor their HVAC system and make sure it operates at peak …

Navigating Your Mortgage: A Guide

Mortgage loans provide the structure upon which the entire housing market exists. With inflating home prices continuing to drive skyward, home buyers are less likely now than ever before to simply purchase a home on the strength of their own cash reserves or savings account funds. This doesn’t have to be a significant problem, though. …