What to Do When Your Parents Are Poor Money Managers

With 80 percent of Americans currently in debt, it is clear that many people struggle with their finances. The reasons for this include but are not limited to; not having a budget, over spending, get rich quick schemes, lack of financial knowledge and getting into debt. Almost 90% of baby boomers and 80% of Gen Xers are in debt. If your parents are bad with money, you have probably experienced one or more of these scenarios; They make unnecessary purchases with their money.  They keep calling you to bail them out of every bad financial situation.  They borrow money from… [Read More]

How Do I Know My Electrical Panel Needs an Upgrade?

Customers often ask if they should upgrade their electrical panel. Some reasons are obvious, but others may not be immediately so. A professional electrician can help you determine if an upgrade is necessary. They can troubleshoot and evaluate electrical panels and components as well in many cases. If you’re not sure whether your panel should be upgraded, here are some clues:  Sparking A sparking electrical panel is unsettling at the very least. Sizzling, popping, crackling, and static sounds are hard to miss. If a circuit breaker is sparking, turn off the main breaker to avoid further damage. Sparking is caused… [Read More]

That Friday Linky

It’s Friday again, which means it’s That Friday Linky time again! Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your blogs profile. Myself and my wife, Emily, who blogs at Twin Mummy and Daddy are your hosts. If you’d like us to retweet… [Read More]

Why We Should Be Keeping the Environment in Mind During Construction Works 

As the world’s population creeps closer to 10 billion people, the demand for housing, roads, and new buildings will only rise. It probably doesn’t surprise you to hear that this construction has a considerable impact on the environment, but what can we do about it? As we gain a better understanding of how human development affects the world around us, building companies such as Eaglewood Homes are making sure to think of the environment when they construct new homes. Here a few of the most environmental problems with construction and how new technology can help us solve them. To Save… [Read More]

Making Sure Your Treasured Possessions Are Secure And Safe

The world has changed so much and one particular area where it has changed beyond recognition is employment. Years ago if you were employed by a company the chances are it was a local company in your hometown, and you would spend your working life with the same company. That was the norm back in the day, but times have changed since then. With companies now being global, it has given people the opportunity to move anywhere in the world to climb the employment ladder and improve their position within the company they are working for. Of course it may… [Read More]

5 Unique Ways to Promote Your Etsy Shop

Every Etsy shop owner wants to know the right marketing tactics to promote their small business and stand out in the online marketplace. If you’re not sure how to spread the word about your store and grow your sales, here are five unique methods for you to try out.  Set up a Referral Program  Referral programs are a win all round. With affiliate programs, you pay promoters a percentage of a sale that’s made using a specific code or after clicking on a special link. If they don’t bring in any new sales, you don’t have to part with any… [Read More]

Panel Or Storage Heater – Which Is The Right Choice For Me?

Panel or Storage Heating – Which is which? Storage heating comes in the form of bricks or ceramics. They store heat at night when electricity is less expensive. Panel heating contains oil but relies on electricity to create heat quickly and, because they’re oil-filled, they retain heat even when not being used. Digging deeper: Storage heating: Storage heaters work best with Economy 7 heating. They generate electricity for 7 hours over the course of the night when costs are lower. They use this time to recharge, then store heat which is then slowly and gradually distributed throughout the day. It’s… [Read More]

Neveo Monthly Family Journal Review #AD

The world we now live in is actually in some ways getting smaller. Families can be spread all over the globe, and there are a variety of reasons for this. It could be because of job opportunities, the chance of a better lifestyle, or simply to make a fresh start. So often many families have grandparents or parents still living in their hometown, but quite often children also have grandparents living in far flung parts of the globe. With the advancement of technology it’s now easier than ever to keep in touch. That’s why when I was recently approached by… [Read More]