4 Signs It’s Time to Refill Your Propane Tank

A propane tank can be a useful thing to have around for any number of purposes. Whether you use your tank to heat your water heater or to keep the grill running during barbecue season, every homeowner should keep an eye on the propane levels. Propane tanks need refilling at around 20 percent, but there's no gauge on the...

6 Types of Professionals You Need for Your Business (and Why)

Success in business heavily depends on who you have on your team. You need to have the right employees with the necessary skills and training, in addition to natural talent in their respective fields. There are always certain professionals that end up being indispensable in all types of businesses. Here are six types you need to get your company...

GM and Ford Deserve Less Credit Than Companies That Always Kept Jobs in America

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In the last few weeks, American automobile makers General Motors and Ford Motor Co. have announced plans to bring manufacturing and other jobs back to the U.S. And they’re not the only ones. Sixteen years ago, Denver-based Samsonite shut down its manufacturing plant over profitability concerns. To cut down on costs, the luggage company has been making the majority of...

Deadliest Jobs – What do Alaska Adventure Jobs Pay?

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If you love high wages, then you might want to consider some of the great jobs in Alaska. The low population means that you will face very few traffic jams. Many people get to spend days or weeks with little contact with others definitely helping to reduce the stress level. Most of these jobs are outdoors. Psychologists know that...

What is Trump’s Tax Reform Plan?

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Trump's tax reform plan is touted as the biggest attempt at reform since Reagan was in office. While critics denounce Trump's plan, saying that it will increase national debt and only benefit the rich, Trump's plan actually has something for everyone. Trump's plan promises to kill the estate tax, also known as the "death tax." Trump feels that inheritance money...

What Does It Mean to Be a Servant Leader?

While there are a variety of approaches to leadership in the workplace, one of the most effective methods utilizes the concept of servant leadership. A servant leader is able to put their employees first as they prioritize serving others to achieve their business goals. Successful servant leadership makes use of the following: Prioritize Stewardship

The Dangers of Renting Your Home on Airbnb

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Are you looking to make some extra money by renting out an extra room or, while you’re out of town, your entire home? Airbnb has quickly become one of the most popular options for both renters and homeowners who want to score some extra cash. After all, you make your rent or home payment every month anyways, it makes...

Why Do Yoga Studios Fail? 4 Mistakes To Avoid

Like many health and wellness businesses, many people open yoga studios with the intention of helping people. While this is, of course, a worthy aim, it is also important to keep in mind that a yoga studio is still a business. Successful yoga studio owners have to find a way to balance their need to help people and their...

Can Trump Simplify the Tax Code?

The U.S. tax code is complicated. That is one point we can all agree on. President Trump and Republicans want it simplified with a flat tax, but that means losing some, if not all, entitlements, deductions and tax credits. For some, it’s worth it for the time and effort it would save tax payers and the government.   The Cost of...

Prepare the Outside of Your House for Winter With These Tips

Winter is approaching, and it's time to start preparing your home for the cold weather. Winterizing your home saves money on your heating bills and makes your environment more livable. If your heating system is out-of-date, your plumbing breaks or your windows are poorly insulated, your heating costs will skyrocket. Getting ready for winter is a snap and can...

How Airlines are United in Lowering their Customer Service

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There was once a time when flying was considered a luxury event that included the finest seating options plush with comfort and full meals that were surprisingly adequate considering the venue. Unfortunately, those days are nothing but a faint memory at this point. Airlines have since evolved to accommodate more passengers on a daily basis, and they seem no...

The Impact of a Repatriation Tax Holiday

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The words "tax credit" are heard so frequently and yet, there are many individual taxpayers who possess minimal knowledge of what those words mean and the impact they have on an economy. The official definition of tax credit is a certain amount of money that may be offset against tax liabilities. In layman's terms this means that the amount...

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7 Things You Never Knew About South Africa

(Image Source: CapetownVillas.net) South Africa lies on the southernmost tip of Africa. It is the second most visited country on the continent. There is so...

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How to Reduce Your Home’s Energy Waste in the Winter

During the wintertime it’s common to be using a lot of energy. If you want to reduce your home’s energy waste you...