Having a little one at home has made me rethink a lot of things that I hadn’t necessarily thought of in quite some time.
For starters since he was a tiny baby we have been getting shots or immunizations for everything from polio and pertussis to chicken pox, among other things.
I can’t remember the last time I even had a tetanus shot, much less anything else. I am even the rebel who has all but refused to get a flu vaccine — my reasoning behind that one is easy though. Until earlier this year I’d never had the flu, so I never saw the need. I rarely get sick, so I just avoided it.
Opening a savings account with your local bank may provide an easy way to put money away for safekeeping, but the thought of doing more can be tempting. While your money will earn a small rate of interest with a savings account, you may want to consider an “investing” program that can potentially earn more from the money you put away. If investing is something that piques your interest, but you’re not quite sure where to begin, consider two of the most basic types of investments — stocks and bonds.
It is no secret that when the temperature begins to climb so does the price of gas. The government gives a variety of explanations as to why the cost of gasoline rises, blaming it on everything from there being an oil shortage or the cost of a barrel of oil has risen.
There is good news and bad news for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. The good news is that it is nearing full implementation next Jan. 1. The bad news is that the legislation remains unpopular with the voters, and it is highly likely that the launch of the program will be problematic at best.