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10 Natural Fertilizer Recipes
Go no further than your pantry, backyard or the beach for materials to make your own organic fertilizer: BANANA PEELS - Eating a banana helps replenish lost potassium. Roses love potassium too. Simply throw one or two peels in the hole before planting or bury peels under mulch so they can compost naturally. Get bigger and more blooms. I also use banana peels on my vegetables. See more pictures and get many more recipes and tips in this eBook. COFFEE GROUNDS - Acid-loving plants such as tomatoes, blueberries, roses and azaleas may get a jolt out of coffee grounds mixed into the soil. But more likely it's the nitrogen that helps. Sprinkled on top of the ground before watering or pour a liquid version on top of the soil. If using as a…
Marine Corps 240th birthday Nov. 10: 11 facts to know
The Marine Corps is celebrating its 240th birthday Nov. 10. Here are things to know about one of America's most elite fighting forces:
How to Save Thousands of Dollars in Interest on Your Mortgage
One of the most common loans you can get to buy a home is a 30-year fixed rate mortgage. If the thought of paying for your home over the course of 30-years seems daunting, here are some easy ways to shorten that term which will actually end up saving you money over the life of …
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 Contractors Scam You Without You Ever Knowing
Here are the top five scams contractors often use to separate you from your money. HouseLogic explains how they work and how to avoid them.
6 Cyber Security Tips For Parents
Never before have kids been as exposed to new ideas, new cultures, new music and new art forms as they are today. But the easy accessibility to these new experiences through the Internet, can mean easy accessibility and vulnerable exposure to your child, your computer and your personal information. Below are six tips from the National Cyber Security Alliance to help you, and your kids, stay safe online 1. Keep a Clean Machine Remember to keep your security software current. Having the latest operating system, software, web browsers, apps and antivirus protection on all devices that connect to the internet. Updating regularly can help protect against malware and online threats. One easy way to do this…
why banks are well-placed to benefit from open banking
The high level of trust consumers typically place in financial institutions could be a key differentiator in the age of open banking.
6 Tips to Get Approved for a Home Mortgage Loan
Are you applying for a mortgage loan? See these tips to prepare, and get approved for a mortgage on the new home you want.