If you are a senior or retired, be sure to understand and take advantage of the deductions available to reduce your income taxes each year. Here are some of the most important tax deductions.

You want to spruce up your place but need to be wise with your cash. How do you determine which home improvements will maximize the return on your investment? According to a recent Cost vs. Value report from Remodeling.com, most home improvement projects will add some value to your home, but not all remodeling will increase your home’s value enough to recoup the entire cost of the improvement. You need to make a smart decision.

Whether it’s reconstructing a playground, visiting an elderly home, or clearing trash from a nearby creek, a community service project is an excellent way to bring about change on a small, intimate level. But before grabbing the work gloves, make sure that your project has a specific focus. Here are some ideas to help get the project started.

The lowest-paid male professional basketball player in America makes roughly $100,000 more in a year than the president. But while it’s true that top athletes are among the highest paid individuals in the world, there’s more to the story than just commas and zeros. Here are 11 things you probably don’t know.

In case you’re also looking for some simple, easy ideas that will keep your grandkids busy on days you’re cooped up inside, here are 50 great indoor crafts and activities.

Turns out, one of the most invaluable living things on the planet is less than one inch long and lives for only a few months - the busy little honeybee. Famed as a source of delectable honey, the role of bees is much, much larger than just honey production. Not only do they pollinate much of our native flora, they are also responsible for about one-third of our daily diet.

You have money, you need a place to put it for a while, and the financial institutions are lining up at the door. You may be tempted to fall for whatever suitor makes a good first impression, but remember: This choice is all about you.