Nearly 30% of Americans don’t know their neighbor’s first name, according to a 2017 survey by home security company Safe Home. That’s a shame! Especially since being friendly with those on your block has a range of benefits ranging from boosting your mood to actually protecting you from a heart attack.
And did you know that being neighborly even has advantages for your bank account?
“Neighbors can help you save here and there, and every dollar adds up,” says consumer finance expert Andrea Woroch.