How to – choose a home safe

A good safe lives up to its name by keeping your important documents and belongings protected. A quality model can guard its contents from theft, fire and water alike, making it a recommended item for many homes. But do you need a safe, and if so, how should you go about choosing and buying one? Read on for a guide on selecting a safe. 

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When and how should you cancel a credit card?

So you want to cancel a credit card. Whether you should do so and how to complete the task isn’t always so simple, though. Canceling a card requires more than just cutting it up, and retiring that piece of plastic can be either a wise financial move or an unnecessary ding to your credit score. Here’s how to decide if you should keep or cancel your credit card, and how to close your account the right way if you decide to bid it farewell.

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How to – build an emergency supply kit

Your home provides safety and shelter most of the time, but during an emergency, that can all change. Last year saw parts of the U.S. hit by devastating storms, floods, fires and other events that forced thousands to evacuate, sometimes with little or no warning. That’s why it’s important to have an emergency plan, which includes maintaining a kit of critical supplies that can last for at least 72 hours. Here’s how to build your own inexpensive emergency supply kit. 

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How to – shop for a refrigerator

Everyone loves to have choices, but too many options can be overwhelming. So it is when shopping for modern appliances like refrigerators. What was once little more than a non-descript “ice box” is now available in countless finishes and styles with extravagant features such as sparkling water dispensers, built-in touchscreens and smart home integration.

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