2017

  • 3 Potential Steps To Take After A Contractor Does Poor Work

    When you hire a contractor for any project, whether it's to build a house or to make improvements to your existing home, you probably expect for the work to be done properly. However, unfortunately, this is not always the case. If you are a homeowner who has recently hired a contractor to do work for you but if you aren't happy about the work that was done, you could be wondering what you can do about it.
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  • Tips For Increasing Your Odds Of Being Approved For A Vehicle Loan

    Whether you are interested in buying a brand new vehicle, or a vehicle that as a few miles on it, unless you have the money to pay for it in cash and in full, you are going to need to obtain a vehicle loan. If you are a little concerned about your odds of receiving an approval, you will want to take a few moments to read through the following tips.
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  • 5 Ways To Enhance Your Small Business Cyber Security

    Cyber-attacks can happen to anyone and to any business—regardless of size. In fact, if you own a small business, you may be at a higher risk of experiencing an attack if you lack resources dedicated to cyber security. You may feel your business is not a target because there is not much to steal. However, your small business has plenty of valuable information that criminals are looking for, like bank account information, customer and employee records, and access to your company's finances.
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  • Three Reasons To Consider A 15-Year Mortgage

    Too often people look at their monthly payments for a mortgage and automatically decide on a 30-year versus a 15-year mortgage. But there are good reasons to consider a 15-year mortgage. The following are three of them. If you are in your middle ages, it can help you after retirement If this is a mortgage for a new home purchase and your expected retirement age is still in a time frame that is greater than a 15-year mortgage, it may be a good fit for your retirement planning.
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  • Planning For Retirement When You're Self-Employed

    Planning for retirement can be a daunting task when you're self-employed, but it doesn't have to be. Knowing how to manage your income and set aside for savings will help push you closer to your financial goals. Making Room To Set Aside If you're self-employed, your income may fluctuate. This can make it really hard to set aside for retirement. The good news is, you can beat the feast or famine mindset by giving yourself a paycheck.
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  • Considering Co-Signing on a Bail Bond? Understand Your Responsibilities First

    It's the middle of the night and you're awoken by a frantic phone call from a friend or family member. The individual has been arrested, and they need you to co-sign on their bail bond before they can be released. In many states, the court will allow your friend or family member to hire a bail bondsman. The co-signer will pay a premium to the bondsman, and the bondsman in turn guarantees the remainder of the bond.
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  • Buy With Confidence And Secure Your Investment—Questions To Ask Your Diamond Dealer

    Diamonds are elegant, timeless, and a fantastic way to show your commitment. For all of their common uses, however, many people find themselves hesitant when it comes time to buy them. Diamond buying does require a financial commitment, and if you find yourself unsure about the process, it can be somewhat intimidating. The best tool to combat intimidation is information, and you can gather that information by asking the right questions.
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  • Benefits Of Surety Bid Bonds

    When you first hear the word "bond" you either think of "Bond, James Bond," or bail bonds. However, as a type of bond that you may have never heard of, surety bid bonds are very beneficial to those in the construction world, specifically contractors. From saving the contractors reputation to offering secure financial assistance, this article will discuss the unique benefits of surety bid bonds. Read on to learn more. 
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