How To Disable Sensi-Temp Burners On Newer Stoves

Electric Stove in KitchenMy parents have been using their old electric stove for over three decades and last year it finally needed to be replaced. I hopped onto the internet and helped my mother order a new GE stove from Lowes and life was good.

And it was, until my mother started cooking on her new stove only to find it kept on turning on and off at the higher temperature settings because of the new Sensi-Temp safety feature. Here is how you can disable that feature so your stove functions like a traditional stove.

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Things To Do When Your Car Will Be Sitting For A While

Old Junk Car In WoodsSome people might be wondering, are there any drawbacks or problems to parking a car for a longer period of time beyond a few weeks? Maybe you putting your car in storage for a few months because you are going away on a long vacation backpacking across Europe or you have a second car you are not using as often.

Here is what you need to do or watch out for if you are not going to use a car or vehicle for several months.

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Buying A Tankless Water Heater? The Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons of Tankless Water HeatersPopular in Europe and Japan, a tankless or on-demand water heater is exactly what it sounds like. Instead of a giant storage tank holding 30 to 80 gallons of hot water, a tankless water heater circulates cold water through a series of coils called a heat exchanger where the cold water is heated by electric elements or gas burners on demand.

Whether you are looking to replace your current traditional water heater or putting in a tankless water heater in a newly constructed home, here are some myths, advantages, and disadvantages between the two different types of water heaters to get the most value for your money.

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Over 26 and Still Haven’t Gotten the HPV Vaccine? The Shots Might Now Be Free

HPV Vaccine Immunization ShotOriginally Gardasil, the HPV vaccine was approved for people ages 9 to 26. People older than 26 who wanted to get the shots would have to pay out of pocket because insurance wouldn’t cover it.

In October 2018, the FDA announced that the vaccine has been approved for men and women up to age 45. FDA approval means that health insurance plans may cover the cost of the vaccine for those who missed out on the shots when the vaccine first became available because they were too old. Is the HPV vaccine shot really available now for free for people over 26?

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Increase The Life of Your Water Heater by Replacing the Anode Rod

Prevent Your Water Heater From Rusting OutYour water heater is one of the most neglected appliances in your home. It sits hidden away in the basement, attic, or closet somewhere where no one pays a single second of attention to it as long as there is hot water when you turn on the faucet. That is until one day when it springs a leak and it turns into a major event.

Most water heaters are made of steel with glass or porcelain-lined tanks. When you combine water with metal, it will form rust. To protect your water heater from corrosion, a long metal rod called a sacrificial anode rod is used. The idea is the anode rod corrodes first, sacrificing itself to protect the steel tank. By replacing your anode rod, you can significantly extend the life of your water heater and also save a bunch of money.

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Computers, Accessories, and Electronics With A Lifetime Warranty

Apple iMac ComputerWe’ve all been there. You buy a new electronic product and it comes with a warranty, whether it is one year, three years, or five or more years. It works great and you are happy. Then the day after the warranty ends, the product breaks and you are plumb out of luck. You now have to go buy a new one and repeat the whole cycle again. That’s just how the cookie crumbles. Nothing lasts forever… unless you buy something with a lifetime warranty.

If deciding between two products, it might make sense to buy the one with a lifetime warranty if the price and quality is similar. When the product eventually dies or breaks, you can send it back in for a repair, replacement, or maybe even a refund.

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How To Make A Will For Free and Why You Really Need A Will

Create A Free Will OnlineWhen I say “will”, I’m not talking about Will Smith even though he has protected Earth from being destroyed by aliens multiple times. I’m talking about the kind of will that protects our assets.

Estate planning and wills are one topic not many of us think about in personal finance. After all, no one expects to suddenly pass away if we are young and perfectly healthy. We’ve got tons of other things on our minds such as paying off student loans or saving money. But everyone should think about getting a will made.

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Stop Multitasking and Start Getting More Things Done

Stop MultitaskingWe all like to think we are great multitaskers. We brag about it to our friends, family, and coworkers because it shows that we are doers. When faced with many challenging tasks, we get things done and get rewarded for it with praise, raises, and a sense of completion.

When we have so much to do and only 24 hours in a day, being able to do several things at once seems like a great skill to have. If it wasn’t for multitasking, we might not even make it out the door in the morning.

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Rideshare Insurance: What You Need to Know Before Driving

Uber and Lyft Rideshare InsuranceAre you thinking of making some extra money moonlighting as a rideshare driver in your spare time for Uber, Lyft, or any of the other rideshare, ride-hailing, or transportation network companies? Before you download the app and hop in your car to go speeding off to pick up passengers, there is an important first step you need to consider first.

I’m talking about auto insurance, more specifically, a rideshare insurance policy.

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