Arguably one of the best things the Internet has spawned is the copious number of life hacks—quick solutions to everyday problems using common products in new ways—that float around in cyberspace. Whatever your dilemma, there’s a hack for it. And with so many of us looking to find ways to reduce, reuse and recycle, these hacks repurpose old items and help keep them out of landfills.
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The tree is down. The halls are undecked. The presents put away. The bills have arrived… ugh. Thought you were in for a lazy January? Before you decompress completely, remember that football season kept truckin’ on through the holiday festivities, and the Super Bowl is just ONE MONTH away!
You might have a tablet, notebook or Chromebook, but sometimes you just need a full-sized desktop computer to get things done. If you’re in the market for a computer, it can be intimidating going into big, box stores to shop. It’s already a costly decision. On top of that, salespeople throw all that crazy jargon at you. “Cache this,” “Quad core that.” You’re wondering, “What’s an HDMI port?”
Hellllloooo Tower! My name’s Felicia, well Frugal Felicia if we’re being formal. Let’s just say I’m the younger, more “in the know” sibling than my brother Financial Ed. I’ll be guest starring in Millennial Corner with the latest and greatest tips I have for younger Tower members. For this month’s spotlight, I’d like to share with you my personal tips for keeping fashionable without robbing the bank. Enjoy!
We all receive an avalanche of e-mails every day. (In fact, you are likely reading this as a result of an e-mail that arrived in your inbox!) Some e-mails are important, some we ignore, many are harmless. But some others are deliberate attempts to fool us into giving away our sensitive personal or financial information.
So you got an ugly sweater for Christmas—and it’s not the trendy kind. Or your Hanukkah gift card from your aunt was not really for a place you’d ever go, proving that “Yes, you CAN get it wrong with a gift card sometimes.” Or, that home décor item just doesn’t go with your current style. What do you do?