28 May 2015
After spending hours digging dandelions out of your grass and perfecting your flowerbeds, it can be frustrating to deal with illusive issues created by pest infestations. Unfortunately, missing the signs of early problems could cause thousands of dollars worth of damage or put your family in danger. Here are two types of pests that can make your outdoor space less enjoyable, and how you might be able to tip the scales in your favor:
26 May 2015
Your kitchen and pantry food items should be organized and protected with the right labels and containers. Using good methods for labeling and protecting your food will help you locate food items in your pantry and can help protect your food from pests. Here are three tips you can implement in your kitchen and pantry to help with this process. Use Containers for Storage Putting your food pantry into good order with the right containers can help you find pantry items easier.
19 May 2015
When your employer asks you to pack up your stuff and relocate to a new place, your first thought might be how this will affect you financially. The good news is that it will probably be a positive change in your life financially, and you should realize too that you can negotiate with your employer about the relocation package you are offered. Here are some tips to help you know how to handle these negotiations so that you can get the best deal when relocating for work.
15 May 2015
Are you relocating to a new state and planning on using a rental truck to move your belongings? If so, you're likely to encounter a few checkpoints along the way. Read on to learn what these checkpoints are, and how you should go about handling them when traveling in a rental truck. What Are Checkpoints? Checkpoints are safety regulation stops set up by various authorities. You'll usually encounter these checkpoints on major highways just as you enter a new state.
15 May 2015
With nearly three percent of loans in default or delinquency at any given time, the debt purchasing industry continues to expand at a steady pace. If you've ever considered expanding your investment portfolio, or if placing your funds in stocks or real estate just isn't up your alley, you might want to consider investing in a debt purchasing company, or even purchasing (or collecting) debt privately on your own. Read on to learn more about the advantages and potential disadvantages of debt buying as an investment.
13 May 2015
Moving around the holidays can be difficult, especially in Chicago's winter weather. Setting your move date for the week before Christmas could save you money, though -- and possibly a lot of it. Specifically, it could help you save on renting a moving truck, which is one of the largest costs associated with a move. Best of all, your landlord might even be okay with breaking your lease early. Here's why moving in the middle of December might be financially advantageous for both your landlord and you.