March 8, 2021


7 quick tips to save money on your gas, electric and water bills right now

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The average family spends about $126.65 per month on their electric bill. That adds up to more than $1,500 per year. And when money is tight, reducing your electricity bill is one of the quickest ways to save each month. But if you’re like many people, you’re not sure how to do that. After all, we all have to use electricity, right? We’ve rounded up a few of the best free ways to reduce energy consumption and save money on your electric bill right now (as well as a couple of bonus tips to save on gas and

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Five Tips For Mentoring Young Students About A Career In Business

CEO and Founder of QA Madness, overseeing tech startups and seasoned players` business processes and software quality assurance globally.

I guess every person reaches the point in their lives when they can and want to share their knowledge. Recently, I was invited to talk with high school students about business as a part of my son’s school initiative. It made me realize two things. First, preparing for a lesson is not an easy task. Second, many teenagers are very reasonable when you talk to them about business.

Initially, I decided to share my career achievements and describe how

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Virtual Personal Training Tips: 6 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Session

But “realistic” also applies to what is practical in the lens of at-home workouts, when equipment for many of us tends to be limited. For instance, maybe your be-all, end-all goal is deadlifting your bodyweight. If you only have a few pairs of lighter dumbbells at home, you may not be able to achieve that in the short-term.

What you can do, though, is achieve mini-steps on the way to that, like maintaining strength in your hamstrings and glutes, and working on power that’ll help you get to that goal. Kettlebell work, for example, translates very well to the barbell,

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4 tips for starting or reinventing a business in tough times | News

Think the best time to start a business is in a booming economy? Maybe. But some of the biggest business success stories in recent decades actually came from a good idea hatched during a recession.

Consider these names: CNN, Uber, Airbnb and Square. There are many more.

The effects of COVID-19 are forcing existing businesses to reinvent themselves, and some of today’s most significant business obstacles will spark new startups offering innovative solutions.

With the pandemic quickly shifting consumer behavior, more than $3 trillion is expected to be lost or moved to the businesses best prepared to exploit the possibilities,

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World Travel, Personal Stories, Witty Tips

Accomplished globetrotter, chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain died in 2018, yet his heartfelt, soul-stirring travel stories live on, continuing to inform and inspire. Now a posthumous new Bourdain book — World Travel: An Irreverent Guide — hits bookstores on April 20, 2021. Published by Ecco (an imprint of HarperCollins), World Travel is available for preorder now. As Bourdain began brainstorming the manuscript, Laurie Woolever, his assistant and friend for almost a decade, signed on as co-author. After Bourdain’s untimely death, Woolever skillfully stitched together his unique words and wisdoms, perceptions and notions, acid wit and

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Personal Finance Tips from the Year of the Ox

We’ve survived 2020, and people are hoping to put aside the struggles of a global pandemic, a contentious election, civil unrest and destruction. The effects of 2020 are still being felt by everyone, but there are ways to channel good energy.

On the 2021 Western calendar, Feb. 12 corresponds to the first day of the first month of the traditional Chinese calendar and marks the start of the Chinese New Year, also known as “Spring Festival” – the longest and the most significant celebration for Chinese families across the world.

The Chinese calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles,

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