Here’s How Some Americans Handle Christmas Shopping For Their Partner

December 15, 2022

Bouncing off Tariq’s blog about people in the United States being surveyed by CouponBirds on how they handle Christmas shopping for their partner. 54% of People that were surveyed said buying a Christmas gift for their partner causes anxiety. 24% of People say they make a mental note of how much money their partners spend […]

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33% Of Men Wait Until Christmas Eve To Buy Presents

December 15, 2022

1 in 3 New York men admit to getting they their partner’s gift on December 24th, according to CouponBirds. Over half say they self-gift at Christmas. 1 in 3 admit they have secretly re-sold a gift their partner gave them for Christmas. When it comes to Christmas, there are three teams people are on: 1. […]

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Federal Money Available In NYS For (HEAP) Home Energy Assistance Program

December 15, 2022

New York State Eligible homeowners and renters can now receive up to $1,126 from the Home Energy Assistance Program. NYS received an additional $63 million in federal funding, for the home energy assistance payments. This year, New York has received more than $412 million in federal funding for HEAP. Eligible households can receive one Regular […]

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More People Are Using Credit Cards To Shop This Holiday Season

December 12, 2022

It’s the holiday season and this is the time of year when people go above and beyond to spend money on gifts for loved ones, especially when it comes to using credit cards. The National Retail Federation says they’re predicting people to spend more money this shopping than last year they’re expecting a 21% jump. […]

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Rochester Gas Price Still Dropping, 4th Week Straight

December 12, 2022

For the last 4 weeks Rochester’s average gas price dropped,  but not as much as the national average. Local gas prices ended the week at $3.64 per gallon, a 6 cent drop from the previous week. In the weeks before that, prices dropped by 2 cents for mid-November, then 6 cents, then 2 cents. Rochester […]

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Protect Your Package! Home Delivery Thefts Skyrocketed

December 8, 2022

The latest ValuePenguin survey of more than 1,500 U.S. consumers reveals that porch pirates are still a problem. 35% of Americans have had a package or delivery stolen. And of this group, the majority say the theft occurred in the past year. The good news is that most say they’ve received compensation for their stolen […]

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The Rent Is Too High, Millions Of Young People Moving Back Home With Parents

December 8, 2022

A new study done by Pollfish for the website PropertyManagement.com shows millions of young Americans are moving back home with their parents due to the inflation of rent. Survey showed people between the ages of 26 through 41 said they moved back in with the immediate family within the last year. Survey shows 59.9 % […]

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Thruway executive director Resigns Amid Talks Of Toll Hike

December 2, 2022

As the New York State Thruway Authority plans to raise the cost of tolls, its executive director, Matthew Driscoll, is planning to step down as of December 20. While reasons were not confirmed for Driscoll’s resignation, state lawmakers on both sides are not taking kindly to the idea of a toll hike. The proposal for […]

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NYS Thruway Authority Tolls Could See Price Hike In 2024

December 1, 2022

The Thruway Authority could be approved for a toll hike starting in 2024. The state’s E-Zpass customers would see an increase of 5% in 2024 and another increase of 5% in 2027. The toll hike would be 75% for those without an E-Zpass or with one from out of state.  The toll hike proposal will officially […]

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