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Consumer topics, saving for college and gardening tips. Be informed, be inspired and learn something new!
Perhaps you are aware that Howe Library offers free access to Consumer Reports online. To keep up on the most pertinent consumer issues of the day, subscribe to The Consumerist. As a non-profit subsidiary of Consumer Reports, this snarky blog will keep you up to date on the latest consumer issues. Excessive charges, unseasonably early sales, bad discounts, funny product reviews and recommendations for free mobile apps are some of the topics covered.
Need to save for college but don’t know where to begin? Check out FinAid. Founded by respected college financial aid expert, Mark Kantrowitz, this free, award winning, public service website is one of the most comprehensive sources of student financial aid information, advice and tools. There are savings calculators, tax advice, investment product information, scholarship searches and so much more.
Fine Gardening Magazine Gardening Tips
You’re ready to see the end of winter and get out in the garden but Mother Nature says, not quite yet. Satisfy the gardener in you by signing up for gardening tips from Fine Gardening. If you’ve ever borrowed the Howe Library copies of Fine Gardening, you know what beautiful photography and inspiring planting and design advice Taunton Press offers. Each week gardening tips are delivered to your email inbox. A perfect complement to the monthly print copy!