GET A KIT.
At a minimum, have the basic supplies listed below. Keep supplies in an easy to carry emergency preparedness kit that you can use at home or take with you in case you must evacuate.
Consider the needs of all family members and add supplies to your kit. Suggested items to help meet additional needs are:
Additional supplies to keep at home or in your kit based on the types of disasters common to your area:
They are balancing that change with an additional grace period of 30 days before penalties would be applied.
They are also adding $12 to the registration fee. It appears that the state is trying to cut back on the costs of mailing out the notices and increasing revenue with the increased fee as well as expecting that many of us will forget to pay our registration on time, thus adding more fees through penalties.
Key here is to remind yourselves with post-it notes or iPhone alarms, so we will not pay extra for our vehicle registration.
Check the tag on your plates. It will tell you what month you must renew.
According to CNNMoney, home sales continue to improve across the country. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that the annual sales pace in December reached 4.6 million homes, up 5% from November’s pace and 3.5% from a year ago.
It was the third straight month of improvement in the pace of sales. Obviously, homebuyers are feeling a bit better about the market across the nation – the result of record low mortgage interest rates, job growth and bargain home prices.
Let’s hope this trend continues.