The December Edition of LegalSmart focuses on the holidays! Download LegalSmart Here: LegalSmart - December 2018 Featured Story: Make the Most of the Holiday Season Trending Now: Smart Phone. Smart Car. Smart Move. Something Different: Gifts That Give Back Tip of the Month: Important Winter Driving Tips
Make the Most of the Holiday Season The most wonderful time of the year can also be the most stressful time of the year. Between shopping, wrapping, cooking, traveling and overindulging at holiday happy hours, it can almost be a relief when January comes. Here’s how to maximize this season and feel more festive than … Continue reading Featured Story – December 2018
Gifts That Give Back According to the National Retail Federation, consumers say they’ll spend an average of $1,007.24 during this holiday season. So, why not spend some of that shopping money on brands that make the world better? Anyone on your list looking for wireless earbuds? LSTN Sound Co. donates a portion of its … Continue reading Something Different – December 2018
Important Winter Driving Tips We all have full plates this time of year. Keep the roads safe by not driving while you’re fatigued. Getting the proper amount of rest reduces driving risks. Also, never warm up your car in an enclosed area, such as a garage.
Smart Phone. Smart Car. Smart Move. Volkswagen just announced their app integration with Siri Shortcuts. So now, instead of waiting for your car to warm up on a freezing morning, you can just say, “Hey Siri, unlock my car, turn it on, defrost the windshield and set the temperature to 75.” What a world!
The November Edition of LegalSmart focuses on National Adoption Month! Download LegalSmart Here: LegalSmart - November 2018 Featured Story: Support Adoption And Foster Care Trending Now: Amazon Bites Off More Business Something Different: Tasty Turkey Trivia Tip of the Month: What Every Parent Should Know About Their Taxes
Support Adoption and Foster Care This year's theme is "In Their Own Words: Lifting Up Youth Voices." One of the goals of this year’s campaign is to secure more lifelong connections for teens in foster care. Strong and stable family support is so critical in determining their future. Here are a number of ways you … Continue reading Featured Story – November 2018
WHAT EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THEIR TAXES Under the new tax code, the child tax credit will increase from $1,000 to $2,000 beginning in tax year 2018. Additionally, the adoption credit continues to be worth up to $13,750 per child. You should see these changes when you file taxes in April 2019.
Amazon Bites Off More Business Shop the New ‘Shark Tank’ Collection Amazon found a way to tap into breakout products from ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ – by becoming an official retail partner. The hit show now has a store on Amazon.com where consumers can shop products from up-and-coming companies.
Tasty Turkey Trivia When your guests are stuffed and there’s a lull in conversation around your Thanksgiving table, break the silence with these fun facts. 1. The first TV dinner was invented back in 1953, when somebody at Swanson misjudged the number of turkeys it would sell that Thanksgiving – by 26 tons. An … Continue reading Something Different – November 2018