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How Holiday Appliance Maintenance Can Help You Have a Stress-Free Season

How Holiday Appliance Maintenance Can Help You Have a Stress-Free Season

Thanksgiving! The table is set, the family is watching a movie and catching up in the other room, and the turkey . . . is sitting in a cold oven? What’s happening? Unfortunately, holiday snafus like this are all too common. In a Consumer Reports survey of over 381,000...

Three Reasons Renting an Apartment Is Smarter in the Long Run

Three Reasons Renting an Apartment Is Smarter in the Long Run

Did you know? The number of American renters grew from 99.4 million in 2010 to 108.5 million in 2018. And that number continues to grow! No matter why those more-than 100 million people rent, the fact is that more and more people are recognizing the benefits of...

How to Be a Good Friend

How to Be a Good Friend

For many of us, most of our childhood friends were the kids we went to school with and saw every day. But as adults, we don't have that same luxury of seeing our friends that often, and keeping up friendships can be really hard! Healthy relationships are so important,...

How to Increase Your Credit Score by Paying Rent Online

How to Increase Your Credit Score by Paying Rent Online

We have some great news for you: You can boost your credit score by paying rent online! As you pay your rent on time every month, credit bureaus see how trustworthy you are and often give your score a boost. One study by TransUnion found that paying rent online...

Four Benefits of Surrounding Yourself with Positive Friends

Four Benefits of Surrounding Yourself with Positive Friends

This year has brought an immense amount of change to our lives due to the pandemic and other prominent world events. If you told us that you’re feeling more negative lately, we’d say, “You’re only human.” Why? Because research shows that humans are “hardwired” for...

How to Participate in Local Beach and Park Cleanups This July

How to Participate in Local Beach and Park Cleanups This July

Beach season is here, and you might be wondering, “When is there going to be a beach cleanup day I can join?” Every year, AMC staff, residents, friends, and family have a big beach cleanup day. We’re always inspired by the Ocean Conservancy’s annual cleanup in...

Why Try Natural Sunscreens?

Why Try Natural Sunscreens?

If you have plans to visit Little Corona del Mar Beach, stroll around Doty Trust Park, or sunbathe on your patio, sunscreen is a must. But there are so many sunscreen options out there. How can you know which one is best for you and your family? Some sunscreens are...

3 Reasons Why Meditation Should Be Included in Your Everyday Routine

3 Reasons Why Meditation Should Be Included in Your Everyday Routine

An estimated 200 to 500 million people across the world practice meditation, and it might just be time to join them! With all the challenges that life can throw at us, it can be hard to focus, and we can get stressed and feel down. That’s where meditation can be an...

4 Reasons Why You Should Wear Sunscreen Daily

4 Reasons Why You Should Wear Sunscreen Daily

Summer is nearly here, and with that usually comes plenty of fun outdoor activities. If you’re among the 90 percent of US adults who don’t wear sunscreen daily, here are four reasons why you should adopt this healthy habit going forward:   1. It protects you even...

Four Helpful Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

Four Helpful Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

Keeping your apartment clean is one of the hardest challenges when owning a pet. If you’re a dog or cat owner, you know what I’m talking about. It’s easy to feel like your apartment has been carpeted by animal dander and hair. Here are four helpful hints to keep your...