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Get your car ready for summer travel

(StatePoint) Road tripping is a summertime rite of passage. From camping and beach trips to family reunions, most likely you'll be adding some extra miles to your vehicle over the next few months.

Credit education: An important ingredient for homeownership

(StatePoint) There's a good reason why many people dream of owning a home. Homeownership offers benefits such as stable monthly payments and the opportunity to establish a sense of community.

Mother's Day: Great tech gift ideas for modern moms

(StatePoint) You may not think your mom is "cool," but is she hip when it comes to technology? If you have a tech savvy mom, skip the order on the flower bouquet and treat her right this Mother's Day with the latest gear.

Fishing stocking makes sport available near you

Catfish stockings will take place every two weeks through the summer and fall except during August, when high water temperatures may limit fish survival.

Five things to look for when choosing a dentist

(StatePoint) Choosing a dentist can be daunting. How do you know if your dentist is up-to-date with the latest technologies? That he or she has been keeping up on the latest in care? That equipment is clean?

How to live life on your own terms

(StatePoint) If your daily routine has you wanting more out of life, you're not alone. Work, chores and other day-to-day responsibilities may make the concept of "living life on one's own terms" sound unattainable.

Sending Mother's Day flowers? How to be sure they're a cut above the rest

(StatePoint) Sending flowers this Mother's Day? While ordering online, you could just send flowers from any floral website, but armed with a little insight and some easy-to-follow tips, you'll make a lasting impression with Mom.

How to live life on your own terms

(StatePoint) If your daily routine has you wanting more out of life, you're not alone. Work, chores and other day-to-day responsibilities may make the concept of "living life on one's own terms" sound unattainable.

Tips to reduce paper waste this Earth Day

(StatePoint) Want to go green this Earth Day? One great area to focus on this year is reducing, reusing and recycling the paper waste you generate.

Finding the perfect Mother's Day gift

(StatePoint) Shopping for Mother's Day? You'll want to match the perfect gift to her unique interests and personality.

Make your next family vacation truly meaningful

(StatePoint) If you're tired of taking the same old kinds of vacations, consider looking into more meaningful travel alternatives. Whatever your interests are, there are great ways to infuse your vacation with purpose.

Five things you should never say in a job interview

(StatePoint) Are you having trouble landing a job and you're not sure why? The right skills and an impressive resume may get you an interview, but getting hired is another story.

Spring is a great time to see migrating birds in Texas

Spring migration, temperate weather and more documented bird species than any other state comprise the perfect recipe for an April visit one of the dozens of Texas State Parks that cater to birders with bird-friendly habitat and viewing facilit

How to avoid ticks and fleas this season

(StatePoint) Warm weather means barbeques, baseball and trips to the park with family and pets. But for pet owners, warm weather can also mean fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and other disease-carrying bugs.

Seven tips to make home painting projects easier

(StatePoint) Painting your home yourself? Don't be intimidated.