iPad apps designed to ease the stress of writing for a living

If you’re a skilled writer who also own an iPad, you’re fortunate: Software developers have created a range of apps that can help you do your work better, whether you cover real estate news for a trade magazine, blog about technology or write romance fiction. Here’s a closer look at some of the better iPad apps for serious writers

Sitting too much? A standing desk might be the answer

Sitting for hours on end behind a desk? You might be putting yourself at risk of fatal heart related illnesses. A recently available report by NPR included comments originating from a researcher at South Carolina University who discovered that men who sit more than 23 hours a week are 64 percent more likely to die from coronary disease than are their equivalents who only sit for 11 hours or fewer a week.

You might be surprised at how powerful Excel can be

Do you have Excel? Odds are you're probably already utilizing this product at work. With the learning curve out of the way and likely some level of familiarity formed, homeowners can also make use of Excel to help manage household resources. It's a useful tool for identifying whether household expenses or revenues are on the rise.