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8 Inflation-Busting Tips to Help You Stretch Your Money
When inflation goes up, consumers have less money to spend on goods and services. However, you don’t have to let price increases lower your overall standard of living if you are willing to make changes to your spending behavior. Here are some inflation-busting tips to help you stretch your money further.
Smells Like Teen Angst Music
Most people tend to experience at least some level of teenage angst during their teen years: Anxiety Self-Esteem Issues Trouble at School Fights with Friends Breakups Arguments with Parents Grades Life Feeling Complicated
Promoting Your Brand in a Deeply Divided America
Brand marketers can have a hard enough time getting the attention - let alone the business - of their target market due to intense competition in most niches. However, creating effective marketing messages in a politically divided environment can seem nearly impossible. Luckily, there are some ways that you can avoid political controversies while successfully promoting your brand's messages to your target audience.
4 Reasons to Invest in a Roth IRA
While the Roth IRA doesn’t offer the immediate tax-savings benefits of a traditional IRA or 401(k), it does offer incredible wealth-building opportunities and other valuable benefits that make it a very attractive investment vehicle. Not to mention the IRS never gets to touch the earnings from your investments if you wait to withdraw them after age 59 ½. Here are the biggest reasons why everyone who qualifies for a Roth IRA should consider investing in one.
Handling Your Anxiety in a Healthy Way
Many adults struggle with anxiety for a wide variety of reasons. For example, you might be staying home more often to keep from getting sick, or potentially exposing someone else to an illness, which can make you feel socially isolated from others. People also struggle with anxiousness due to other health and personal problems that can make them feel depressed. Whatever the reason is for your anxiety, you need to deal with it in a healthy way to keep it from hurting your quality of life.
4 Ways to Boost the Competitiveness of Your Business
The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said that "change is the only constant." That's especially true when it comes to the impacts that globalization and disruptive technologies are having on business. Those entrepreneurs and managers who can embrace change, create value for stakeholders, and build competitive brands will succeed in the future. However, the biggest key is being able to compete well against other brands in your niche. Here are four important ways to boost the competitiveness of your business.
5 Tips to Avoid Craigslist Scams
Craigslist offers buyers and sellers an incredibly affordable and wide-reaching platform to connect and do business together. Unfortunately, not all ads and offers are legitimate. In fact, many people fall victim to Craigslist scams. For example, users have been scammed out of money, tricked into sharing their personal information, and even become victims of crimes. Here are some common sense tips on how to stay safe when using Craigslist.
Home Security: Protecting Your Family and Valuables
Home invasions are one of the most common and scariest crimes in America. Unfortunately, millions of households serve as inviting targets for would-be burglars. That's because many homeowners don't take precautions to implement home security measures. For example, many yards are left nearly completely dark at night, which makes it easy for a prowler to sneak around in. Another problem is when people leave their house unattended for several days. If you don't have a home surveillance system, then a burglar could be long-gone by the time you discover your house has been robbed. In short, here is an overview of what you should know about home security, and protecting your family and property.