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Watch Out for This New Home Construction Trap

Watch Out for This New Home Construction Trap

There is a lot of new home construction happening right now, and these houses are beautiful. It’s easy to see why homeowners are choosing to build when there aren’t many options available on the real estate market. But, you need to know…

Understanding the Difference Between Gross Pay and Net Pay

Understanding the Difference Between Gross Pay and Net Pay

It can feel like you need to learn a new language when trying to decipher payroll terms. Not only will you encounter many abbreviations, but there are common phrases that are used to refer to different aspects of payroll calculations. Many business…

Historical Electricity Usage: Shedding Light on Solar Power Requirements

Historical Electricity Usage: Shedding Light on Solar Power Requirements

Installing a solar electric system on your home, offers many benefits for your family. When your system is designed and installed to meet your family’s electrical needs, then you can enjoy using energy in your home without paying expensive utility bills. It…

DIY Cockroach Treatments: Do They Work?

DIY Cockroach Treatments: Do They Work?

It’s hard to relax at home if you know that cockroaches are hiding in the corners and closets. If these pests are discovered at home, it is common for homeowners to turn to DIY treatments in an attempt to save money. While…

5 Tips to Boost Hair Volume

5 Tips to Boost Hair Volume

Hair Are you dissatisfied with your hair volume? Just because your hair is limp, doesn’t mean that you need to deal with a chronic bad hair day. A few small changes to your beauty routine can go a long way to add…

Simple Tips to Avoid Clogs in the Kitchen Sink

Simple Tips to Avoid Clogs in the Kitchen Sink

If the kitchen sink backs up due to a clog in the pipe, then your dinner plans will quickly be derailed. Even though occasional plumbing problems happen in a home, there are a few things that you can do to minimize the…

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Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Summer
Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Summer

It may seem unbelievable in February, but warm weather is just around the corner! In fact, we’ve been seeing signs of spring already. Since we’ll all be using our air conditioners soon, it’s time to think about getting it ready for the…

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Have You Reviewed Your Beneficiary Designations?
Have You Reviewed Your Beneficiary Designations?

When you opened your bank account years ago, you were asked to fill out a beneficiary designation form. You also filled out this form if you purchased life insurance, opened a college savings account, or began stashing money for retirement. But beneficiary…

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Is Solar Right for My Home?
Is Solar Right for My Home?

Whether you’re exasperated with rising electric prices, or concerned about your impact on the environment, you may have begun to wonder if solar power is right for your home. Under the right circumstances, solar power can indeed be a good investment for…

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How to Clean Your Own Oven
How to Clean Your Own Oven

Now that the busy holiday season is over, it’s possible that all your cooking and baking has left your oven a disaster area. Before you get to work cleaning it, it’s important to ask yourself what type of oven you own: Is…

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How to Fix Your Noisy Garage Door
How to Fix Your Noisy Garage Door

Over time, you may discover that your garage door becomes noisy when you open and close it. It’s obnoxious, but in most cases the problem can be located and fixed in a few hours or less. First, use a ratchet to tighten…

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How to Clean Your Window Screens
How to Clean Your Window Screens

How often do you clean your window screens? If you’re like most people, you rarely think about this part of home maintenance. Yet, it’s important to clean your window screens regularly, because dirty screens become weak and can be damaged more easily….

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Prepare for 2015 Payroll Tax Changes
Prepare for 2015 Payroll Tax Changes

About 10 million workers will pay higher FICA taxes in 2015, due to recent changes in the maximum taxable income. The Social Security Administration has announced that beginning on January 1, the maximum amount of taxable income has increased from $117,000 to…

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Meeting Your Business Goals in 2015
Meeting Your Business Goals in 2015

As the new year gets started, you may be setting resolutions for your personal life. But remember that your business goals affect not only your life, but also the lives of your employees and even your entire community! As you set goals…

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