Bellwether's Blog on life and money
Would you be lost without your smartphone or cellphone? Welcome to the club.
According to the Pew Research Center, only 10 percent of American adults don't own a cellphone, and it's hard to imagine what the world would be like without our phones being no more than an arm's length away at any given moment. We check our phones even when we don't hear them ringing or feel them vibrating. Mobile devices are so popular that it looks like the growth in ownership isn't slowing down any time soon.Read More
But if I can survive it, so can you.
Despite numerous scrapes, bruises, and sprains over the years, at nineteen, I had yet to experience a broken bone. That is, not until this fall semester. Within a month of sophomore year, I had succumbed to my undeniable clumsiness TWICE, breaking both my arm and foot.Read More
Try out our car loan calculator to see how refinancing could help you.
There is a saying that the one thing that is always constant is change. And change is a good reason why you might want to take a closer look at your auto loan and consider refinancing.Read More
Last week when I arrived at daycare to pick up my daughter, she came running over, gave me a hug and when I picked her up she instantly put her head down on my shoulder and stayed there. Right then I knew it. I checked her forehead and, sure enough, she was warm, so her teacher checked her temperature… it read 101. Thankfully, it only lasted through the night, but to be safe, she is required to be fever-free for 24-hours before returning to school. That meant a sick day for me at home with her so she could rest. What were we to do for a whole day? Well, thanks to Google and Pinterest we found a few different activities to try:Read More
Protect your wallet from pet illness or accident. Investigate pet health insurance options by getting multiple insurance quotes. Image from PetFinder.com.
Do you have a sweet little baby at home? Perhaps a baby with four legs and an adorable, furry muzzle? Or feathery wings, or scaly tail?
The ASPCA estimates that between 70 and 80 million dogs and 74 to 96 million cats are owned by “Pet Parents” in the United States today. And for many Americans, their pets are as much a part of their family as their children. So when pets get sick, getting them immediate care is important. But there can be a high price for that care—especially in emergency situations.Read More