Are you being paid what you’re worth?

Looking to save money? Reap the rewards of frugality.

  Sometimes when you find yourself in a lot of stress or feel as if you are being overworked, you might ask yourself whether you are being paid what you’re worth.   It could be that your peer has said something which makes you believe they are being paid more, or maybe you are just struggling with the bills at home and need a helping hand.   Whatever the reason for checking your wage, it is usually one which becomes apparent when we are having a hard time financially. To find out whether you are truly earning what you deserve

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Finding a career tailor-made to your talents, character, traits and needs.

Finding a career tailor-made to your needs.

A lot of people treat their job as a chore. After all, “Work isn’t supposed to be fun.”   How many times have you heard that line? But something about that just doesn’t quite sound right.   Yes, your job should be a challenge. You should feel pushed to really work hard and put everything you have into your career, but does that mean you should hate your job?   And how can you find the determination to really give your career everything you have if you hate it?   Nobody likes doing chores. Eventually, you’ll find yourself turning on

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4 key habits to increase your home’s longevity.

4 key habits to increase your home’s longevity.

  Increasing the lifespan of your home is about keeping up with the required maintenance.   There are numerous parts of your home that need to be maintained, and here are some ideas for increasing the longevity of your home.   Maintain your exterior.   Having a properly sealed home prevents the interior from becoming damaged. This includes maintaining your roof and siding. You should inspect your roof each year to ensure that there aren’t any visible signs of damage. A leaking roof can damage your sheet rock. It may even lead to mold growth in your home. You might

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5 signs your pet needs to go to a pet hospital.

5 signs your pet needs to go to a pet hospital.

  From food, to shelter, to emergency medical care, your pet depends on you for everything. While it’s difficult to think about, sometimes dogs, cats, and other pets have medical issues that require quick, expert attention from a veterinarian. If your animal companion is exhibiting any of these behaviors, it’s a good indication they need to go to a pet hospital.   Vomiting.   Whether from eating and drinking too fast or the occasional hairball, it’s normal for pets to occasionally vomit. However, certain factors can make it a cause for immediate concern. If your pet is vomiting repeatedly, blood

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4 important things to look for in your next family car.

4 things to look for in your next family car.

  You may already have a good idea of what you want to look for in your next family car. Everybody has an idea of the car that would be best for them and their family.   However, if you’re not quite sure what you need to look for, we’re going to discuss the 4 most important things. If you can feel confident that these things are covered, you can have peace of mind.   Safety.   Safety should be your highest priority when it comes to ferrying your family around in a new car. You must check out the

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How to get your finances in order this fall.

How to get your finances in order this fall.

  Fall seems to come around faster and faster every year, just as thoughts of how much of an expensive time of year it is for your household. New clothes, bulk buying for the holidays and even unexpected costs such as fines or a new car can soon put your household budget out of sync.   You might be faced with the same old saga each and every year, seeing you out of pocket even before September ends. However, this need not be the case this year!   What if you could turn over a new financial leaf and be

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How to manage a household of drivers and a full garage.

How to manage a household of drivers and a full garage.

  Managing a household with several drivers may seem like a daunting task. However, with a little planning and practice, you’ll master the coordination necessary to make it work.   To begin, you should look at three main areas to manage a household of drivers and a full garage – parking, insurance, and being prepared.    Parking.   Once you begin to add drivers, you typically must add to the existing parking areas. First, determine if you will have assigned parking spaces. Doing so will eliminate arguments, and possibly accidents. Even if you don’t assign a specific space for each

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The undeniable benefits of retrofitting a home.

Undeniable benefits of retrofitting a home.

  Retrofitting a home has become a necessity in the time of global warming.   Having a more energy-efficient household, you can reap numerous benefits including saving money, updated home decor, and contributing to the preservation of the planet.   Plus, with everything technology has to offer these days, it’s hard to dispute the undeniable benefits of retrofitting a home.   It’s all about energy efficiency.   Retrofitting your windows and doors for better insulation will save you a lot of money as far as electric bills go. No matter the season or the weather, it should slash the carbon

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