Preparing for emergencies makes good financial sense, but not if you’re doing it impulsively based on hysteria marketing. That type of advertising appears to be reaching new heights among (re-) sellers of emergency preparedness supplies, most of whom appear to be passing on the costs of their excessive marketing campaigns to consumers. The U.S. spent […]
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Surely you’ve heard that this season’s flu is severe, and perhaps you’ve also heard that you really ought to get vaccinated. The stakes are higher than ever, so you literally can’t afford not to get a flu vaccine. Here are 25 reasons you should go get vaccinated as soon as possible. Get Vaccinated The influenza […]
Does your home include an underground shelter for protection against the new extremes — both related to climate change and geopolitical threats?
Shopping for glasses or contact lenses often comes with a level of sticker shock, even if some of the cost is covered by insurance. However, if you need them to see, you donāt have many options available expect to pay the price. However, there are ways to save money on the purchases, especially since the […]
Does it feel like you have more money going out than coming in each month? Do you get to the end of the month and wonder where all your cash has gone? If youāve answered yes to these questions, you arenāt alone. While itās certainly not easy to make a comfortable living and pay all […]
Playing online casino games are among the most exciting and popular activities on the web according to several recent polls. More and more Canucks are switching over to online casino gaming in place of traveling to often remote brick and mortar casinos and resorts. There are plenty of reasons for this rising trend including convenience […]
Whether you’re a homeowner or are responsible for the air conditioning system in a business or retail environment, there’s no denying that air conditioners are expensive pieces of equipment. You’ll do well, then, to service your air conditioner regularly to ensure you don’t end up paying for costly repairs further down the line. In this […]
Attention, shoppers: 2018 sales tax holiday schedules are out, so start planning your shopping trips accordingly.
Most of us daydream of having our very own (small) online businesses over which we will have full control. Still, how many of us dare to venture into the world of business owning? We donāt feel confident, we donāt know the dos and donāts, we wonder if thereās a secret magic formula we need to […]
In 2016, British mining conglomerate Rio Tinto introduced what some have described as an exciting (and potentially troubling) new addition to its workforce: a fleet of self driving dump trucks. The trucks, manufactured by the Japanese heavy industrial equipment maker Komatsu, each weigh in excess of 400 tons and drive on a continuous 3-mile loop […]