How suburban schools get kids ready for kindergarten
Gone are the days when knowing your ABCs and how to count from one to 10 was enough preparation for kindergarten. Educators say children not only are lacking basic reading and math skills but also the social/emotional skills needed. "Kindergarten readiness starts at birth," said Stephanie Farrelly, principal of the Jefferson Early Childhood Center in Wheaton.
Financial Advice for Single Ladies
Originally posted on SheKnows.com by Samantha Paxson, Chief Experience & Marketing Officer (CXMO), CO-OP Financial Services While more than 57 million single women now live in the U.S., it’s safe to say that the majority of these ladies aren’t what our parents used to call “spinsters.” As Redbook Magazine noted recently, women can be both single and happy.... Read More »
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10 things car dealers won’t tell you
Car sales are on the rise, but dealing with auto dealers still gives many consumers that sinking feeling.
10 Reasons Millennials Choose Credit Unions
by Jeremiah Tucker / February 5th, 2016 I can't remember the first time I joined a bank Banks have come and gone numerous times in my life, each one about as memorable as switching wallets, but I remember joining my credit union. I've found most people do. Often because joining a credit union was a game changerthe exact point their financial lives took a big turn for the better This is particularly true of millennials. Millennialsgenerally defined as anyone born between 1980 and 2000are more likely to recommend credit unions than banks to their friends. A survey by CO-OP Financial Services, Cucamonga, Calif., a financial technology company for credit unions, found that 96% of millennials were…
How to Recycle Old Electronics
Want to donate or recycle old electronics? Consumer Reports has the details on the right way to get rid of phones, laptops, and other gadgets.
How Printing Ink is Made
Let's start this monday with a bit of knowledge on printing ink. Get Ready for the best video walkthrough we have found on how printing ink is made.
How to Buy a Fixer-Upper House
Buying a fixer-upper home can help you save money, but there are plenty of risks involved. This complete guide shows you exactly how to maximize your gains.
What's Going On — Vantage Credit Union
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What Is Escrow? How It Keeps Home Buyers and Sellers Safe
Buying a house can involve big and scary terms, including "escrow." So what exactly is escrow? The good news is that it’s not as ominous as it sounds.