Many of us will be traveling to visit loved ones over the holidays. A recent Travel Channel survey found that 72% of those planning to travel this holiday season will drive to their destinations. Whether you plan to drive or fly, you can expect traffic delays and possibly hot-tempered travel…

November is ushering the colder, wetter days that precede the onset of winter. Many homeowners with fireplaces have already enjoyed the first fire of the season, thanks to an early cold snap last week. Many of you are probably using wood left over from last year. After bringing the first loa…

Looking for seasonal work? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, retailers added 625,600 jobs in 2018, and since companies like Target, Walmart and Macy’s will potentially add between 85,000 to 130,000 employees to each of their rosters, now is a great time for those who wish to suppl…

It may not feel cold outside yet, but cooler temperatures will be here before you know it. Homeowners can reduce some of the rising energy costs by winterizing their homes and vehicles before the harsh weather hits. The Better Business Bureau serving Central East Texas and the U.S. Departmen…

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage is in full swing, and that means the scammers are as well. From now through Dec. 7, many Medicare recipients will be making decisions on whether to make changes in their Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans. Affectin…

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which was created by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and National Cyber Security Alliance to ensure consumers have access to the resources they need to stay safe and secure online.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many businesses are marketing products and services donned with pink ribbons to show financial support for breast cancer charity groups and organizations. While this is a legitimate practice, be on the lookout for dishonest businesses wh…