Happy Earth Day! Every April 22nd, people worldwide celebrate, act to protect, and appreciate all that our planet provides for us. According to the not-for-profit youth social movement organization DoSomething, Wisconsin US Senator Gaylord Nelson founded the holiday after witnessing a massive oil spill off the coast of California. The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970, leading to the creation of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Here are five ways you can celebrate Earth Day.
If you haven’t heard recently, people worldwide have become worried about the rise of inflation. In fact, The New York Times recently reported that 9 in 10 Americans polled said they’re concerned about this economic trend. But what is inflation, why should you be concerned, and how will it affect your interest rates—learn more below.
After the winter months, the spring season always prompts a new wave of homebuyers – making it a popular season to put homes on the market. If you’re looking to sell, here’s how to make some home improvements to prepare for a successful spring sale.
We have come to associate St. Patrick’s Day with the color green, clovers, eating cabbage, and drinking beer. However, the day’s origins are pretty fascinating and surprising. According to History, the annual celebration on March 17 is to honor the saint’s death. The historical site claims that the holiday has been observed by the Irish for over a millennium. This year, celebrate with these fun kid-friendly crafts and make some of these unique dessert recipes to bring to your St. Patrick’s Day parties!
The third Monday in February is known as Presidents’ Day, but do you really know why we celebrate it? According to History, the federal holiday was established in 1885 to specifically honor our nation’s first President, George Washington, whose birthday is February 22.
Many of us will celebrate those we are in love with this Valentine’s Day. But let’s not forget that we should also shower our friends with attention, gifts, and love—with Galentine’s Day!
The United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) guarantees a portion of a mortgage so that servicemen and women can be offered favorable rates by their private lenders. Those who have served our country and their surviving dependents are eligible for a VA loan. A VA loan honors our veterans, and our loan programs offers little or no down payment or mortgage insurance.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. To honor his memory as a prolific civil rights activist, we celebrate his birthday, life, and legacy every year on the third Monday in January. This year the federal holiday is on January 17, and there are some virtual events you can participate in to help you celebrate!
Tomorrow will be a new day and the start of a new year, and many of us will celebrate and ring in another year in different ways across the world. Though firework shows will be displayed from Sydney to Dubai and Paris to Rio de Janeiro, we all have unique traditions. Gearing up for 2022, here are six New Year’s Eve traditions from around the globe!