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Five Things You Need to Know About Organic Pest Control

How can you bear to expose your plants, kids and pets to chemical pest control products? Spraying poisonous pesticides around your home and garden puts it out of bounds for those you still want to keep alive. Organic pest control is the answer to natural, harmless pest control. 

 

Certified organic pest controller

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Added by Carol Bashington on April 27, 2021 at 11:52am — No Comments

Smarter Employee Management Planning in a Virtual Work Environment

Just how does an office manager keep tabs on remote workers? Smart employee management is about having the best skills to manage teams who work in different locations and at different times. Modern apps allow employers to monitor employees to make sure they’re productive during office hours. 

Keep track of productivity 

Employees working virtually has increased dramatically with covid-19 and it will…

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Added by Carol Bashington on April 27, 2021 at 11:52am — No Comments

Old Age Independence and Mobility Issues

Growing old can be a very frustrating experience, especially if your mind is still sharp. While you think that you are still able to do the things that you could while younger, your body is the thing that will rebel. 

The main issue that creeps in is connected to mobility. As soon as a person is unable to get around independently, they feel inferior or like a burden on the people around…

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Added by Carol Bashington on April 7, 2021 at 10:58pm — No Comments

Life Basics You Should Teach Your Middle School Kids

Children living in an increasingly changing world and parents are often at a loss when preparing their offspring for a future that promises to pose never-before-seen challenges. The last year has shown parents that it is impossible to equip children with all the skills necessary to navigate an ever-evolving environment.

However, some life skills are timeless, and it seems that the younger generation needs them more…

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Added by Carol Bashington on April 1, 2021 at 11:54pm — No Comments

Why Your Only Child Needs a Dog as a Companion

Conceiving and bringing a baby to this earth is a great responsibility and trying to teach the children skills can be a great challenge. This gets worse if the child was born alone with no siblings to play with and learn life skills with. In this case, can getting a dog help? 

Yes, it can. A dog can help your child develop great mental and cognitive functions of the child. How does this happen? Here are a few…

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Added by Carol Bashington on March 21, 2021 at 10:13pm — No Comments

How Simple Tax Mistakes Can Get The IRS Calling on You

It is easy to make simple mistakes when filling out your tax form. Some of these mistakes are avoidable and can prevent the stress of receiving a call from the IRS. More people are filing electronically than ever before, which can help them to avoid making simple mistakes. 

However, it is still possible to forget certain deductions and to fill in the wrong figures. Here are some simple mistakes to avoid whether you…

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Added by Carol Bashington on March 15, 2021 at 5:49pm — No Comments

What You Need to Know About Business Insurance

We all know what to look out for when choosing business insurance. But how often do we take shortcuts instead of following a checklist? 

Here's a simple list of what to look out for when choosing insurance and what coverage you should be considering. These points are useful for people starting a new business and a reminder to those who have been in practice for years.…

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Added by Carol Bashington on March 14, 2021 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Why You Should Create a Secondary Source of Income Online

Given the currently unstable financial outlook owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, securing a secondary income source makes a lot of sense. Few of us can honestly say that a little extra money would not go a long way to making life easier. 

The cost of living has increased in the last year, and even those who still have their jobs are struggling to make ends meet. Here are some reasons that you should consider finding…

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Added by Carol Bashington on February 26, 2021 at 1:29am — No Comments

Going Green: Tips for Energy Efficient Offices

It is no secret that the world is in trouble. The environment has taken some severe hits, but more and more people are starting to acknowledge that something has to be done to turn things around. Green technology and development are at an all-time high and many businesses have also jumped on the train to make their offices more eco-friendly. 

There are several benefits to going green but the two that top the list…

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Added by Carol Bashington on February 15, 2021 at 2:52am — No Comments

Safety Tips for Solo Travelers

Traveling alone is an adventure. You are free to go as you please because you don't have to tailor your fun to anyone else's needs and desires. There are many ways to ensure you feel safe whenever you travel. 

 

And as long as safety is your priority, you can make sure that you have the best time, wherever you are in the world. Here are a couple of tips if you're…

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Added by Carol Bashington on January 9, 2021 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Key Steps After a Serious Car Accident on a Highway

When you're involved in a car accident, there are some things you need to do to maintain your safety and the safety of others involved. The first thing you should do is to bring your vehicle to a stop.

 

You've just been in an accident and you're not sure of the next steps to take. Here is a checklist of things you should do to ensure the safety of everyone at the…

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Added by Carol Bashington on January 7, 2021 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Teen DUI: Why You Need A Houston Lawyer Immediately

There are laws, rules, and consequences in place when it comes to teenage drunk driving. In the state of Texas, getting caught while driving under the influence of alcohol, being underage, can get you some serious jail time and other penalties. 

If you get charged with a teen DUI, you must have it fixed. Here is why you need a Houston lawyer immediately when you get caught with a teen…

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Added by Carol Bashington on January 2, 2021 at 2:43pm — No Comments

5 Most Profitable Businesses to Start in 2021

There are several trending businesses that have emerged for 2021. Eager to rebuild after a disastrous 2020, these businesses are set to make their mark. Some added skillsets may be needed but there are many training courses available.

 

Many people have had to retrain after losing employment in 2020 and find work in areas that will survive and being to thrive in 2021.…

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Added by Carol Bashington on December 30, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Understanding a Doctor's Responsibility Towards Patients

A doctor has an enormous responsibility when it comes to the care of patients. There's a host of errors they can make, which will have a detrimental effect on the patient, including prescribing incorrect medication.

 

Orders given to staff, including nurses, medical students and residents, are included in the doctor's jurisdiction. The Hippocratic oath prescribes the…

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Added by Carol Bashington on December 23, 2020 at 1:57pm — No Comments

5 Trending Ways to Make Money Online in 2021

As the year 2020 comes to a close, a flashback will reveal what kind of a year it was in terms of online earning opportunities. It was a year where more people joined the online money-making opportunities as they stayed in their homes following restrictions of movement, 

As a result, most traditional opportunities like babysitting, doing surveys, typing, and transcription were taken up. What opportunities are there…

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Added by Carol Bashington on December 21, 2020 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Galapagos Voyagers Travel Specialists Capture the Essence of the Galapagos

As a British writer and naturalist, Sir David Attenborough has written and presented many amazing nature documentaries. He has traveled to the Galapagos Islands several times and says that of all the wonderful places he has visited, there are none quite so extraordinary as these islands. 

 

A holiday to the Galapagos could quite possibly be the most extraordinary…

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Added by Carol Bashington on December 21, 2020 at 10:27pm — No Comments

How to Evaluate Student Insurance Plans

If you’re a student in college then you know how important it is to have good quality insurance, considering all the shenanigans that students get up to these days. 

In the following article, we’re going to give you tips on how to block out all the noise and pick the right student insurance plan for your needs.

  • Keep an Eye on the…
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Added by Carol Bashington on December 14, 2020 at 1:55pm — No Comments

What You Need to Know About Teachers' Health Insurance

Regardless of where you currently teach, you probably have some form of stipend dedicated to your health care costs or perhaps your employer already provides you with health insurance. In some cases, this is a legal requirement.

However, you may find that the plan that you have isn’t suitable for your needs. After all, these plans aren’t created equal and some are better than others for certain…

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Added by Carol Bashington on December 14, 2020 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Start Saving Early for Your Child’s College Education

The word college is synonymous with costs because if it’s not all the textbooks you require, it’s a laptop and the actual college fees. The increasing cost for higher education is beyond many people’s reach, so just how are you going to pay for your tuition fees, whether you opt for on-line tuition or whether you opt to attend a regular college? 

 

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Added by Carol Bashington on December 13, 2020 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Does Medicare for All Include an Education Bonus?

The concept of universal Medicare is one that’s divisive at best. Some say it’s a good thing because it would give even the country’s most disadvantaged citizens access to good healthcare. 

However, there’s also concern about how the government would be able to pay for it and whether or not it would enable access to decent health care.

The Financial Cost of Medicare for…

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Added by Carol Bashington on December 12, 2020 at 9:35pm — No Comments

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