How I lived without a credit card for 25 years

This year I opened my first credit card. It comes with a $500 credit limit and an interest rate that almost exceeds my age. If you’re wondering why I’m so excited to be the owner of what is basically a Fisher-Price credit card, you have to understand the Napoleon complex that not having any credit gave me.

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Affordable ways to be green for Earth Day

With Earth Day just around the corner, it is a wonderful time to re-evaluate your home and how you live. Being green doesn’t have to cost you money — in fact, in most cases integrating sustainable choices into your lifestyle will actually save you money.


UFC on Fox 15 matchups

A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC on Fox 15 today at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The card begins at 5 p.m. on Fox (5).



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Ceiling fans can keep you comfortable and save cash

Ceiling fans are back in a big way (and according to some folks, they never really left). These inexpensive, energy-efficient cooling devices are good-looking and may be installed easily and quickly for use in any room of your home — or even out of doors.

Earth Day, green movement more relevant than ever

Rachel Carson’s New York Times 1962 bestseller, “Silent Spring,” represented a defining moment for the modern environmental movement. In that celebrated tome, Carson raised public awareness and concern for living organisms, the environment and public health, thus forcing environmental protection onto the national political agenda.