For most of my life, I’ve liked cooking a lot. However, during the pandemic, it seems like I’m spending hours and hours in the kitchen. It’s getting tedious. Fortunately, I’m able to order the organic food that I like from the co-op for pickup. I can also get food for pickup from Safeway.
In the early days of the pandemic, I washed my fruits and vegetables with soap and water when I was wiping down other groceries with it. However, I could taste the soap when I cooked the vegetables. So, I only washed the ones with skins I wouldn’t be eating such as bananas.
With so much unknown about the coronavirus pandemic, I was opposed to the Olympics being held in Tokyo this year. However, once it began, I enjoyed watching the athletes perform. I turned on the TV when I got up to see what was on and watched it through the day and in the evening.
Identity thieves are targeting millions of people with scam phishing texts aimed at stealing personal information, unemployment benefits, or both. The phishing texts try to trick you to click a link to “make necessary corrections” to your claim, “reactivate” your account, or “verify” your personal information.
National Financial Awareness Day is Aug. 14. It’s a good time to review your finances and make adjustments. The origins of the holiday are unknown but the aim of it is to develop and instill good financial practices that will solidify a person’s current financial status and serve them through retirement.
Despite the surge in the pandemic in some areas, it’s likely that kids will be back to in-person school in the fall. That means back to school shopping probably will return to looking for more traditional school supplies. Sales have already started and are likely to continue into September.
Prices are going up, and although the chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, says it’s temporary, he also says it’s transitory. That means the increased prices aren’t going to go back down right away, they’ll linger. To help you keep your spending even, here are some tips for cutting costs:
Generac is recalling about 321,160 Generac and DR 6500 Watt and 8000 Watt portable generators in the United States and 4,575 in Canada. An unlocked handle can pinch consumers’ fingers against the generator frame when the generator is moved, posing finger amputation and crushing hazards.