Too many times death happens unexpectedly. This leaves family and friends scrambling to make unexpected arrangements in a short period of time, all while they are going through the grieving process. Unfortunately, this makes it very easy to overspend, or to spend money on goods or services that may not be needed or even wanted. Fortunately, there are ways to save money on the cost of funeral-related services. It will just require a little effort on your part.
9 August 2016
When you are deciding whether to purchase a wall-mounted air conditioning unit or to install central air conditioning, one of your deciding factors may be whether you can cool your entire home with a single wall-mounted unit or whether you will need a unit for the upstairs and another for the downstairs. The following guide should give you a solid idea of whether a single unit will be sufficient to meet your cooling needs or whether you need to invest in two units.
5 August 2016
If you notice strange reddish-brown to black bugs in your home, you may wonder what they are and how to get rid of them. The pests you see are most likely anobiid powderpost beetles. Anobiid powderpost beetles are a species of wood-boring and eating pests that infect homes with high moisture content in the wood. The pests use damp wood to eat and breed. Unless you take steps to test your home's wood for dampness and treat it, you may have a difficult time getting rid of your pest problem.
3 August 2016
The subscription box trend has led to an estimated $5 billion in revenue per year and is only expected to continue growing. While there are already many beauty subscription boxes on the market, there is still room for more since the demand is so high. If you can differentiate your product and create beauty boxes clients will love to receive and show off to their friends and social media followers, you have the potential to have a very successful business.
2 August 2016
Running a business that mainly operates on computers does not require the typical office presence. In these cases, you may have the ability to hire workers that telecommute and complete their work from home. While this type of work may be convenient for many employees, it's important to track their tasks and make sure that the work is still properly getting done. One way of doing this is by hiring a company for document management services.
1 August 2016
When you decide to tap in to the gig economy by establishing a coworking space, your first task is to create an effective and nurturing environment. The freelancers, budding entrepreneurs and independent contract workers who frequent your facility seek a place to focus on work that has the amenities of an office and the opportunity for social interaction. Let their goals be your guide as you choose the furnishings and decor for your new establishment.
19 July 2016
If you're an employer looking for ways to attract top-quality employees to your business, you already know that benefits are the key to attracting the best workers in a competitive field. Health benefits and retirement benefits are at the top of everyone's list, but sometimes it's the smaller, less common benefits that can set you apart and give you an edge with a worker who's debating many similar offers. Take a look at some of the less common employee benefits that you may want to consider adding to your current benefits package.
9 March 2016
If you're looking to increase the success of your remote control hobby store, you might want to extend the time your patrons spend at your location with a purpose built track. A track for remote control, or RC, vehicles, gives your patrons a place to run their cars, trucks and buggies at their limits. If anything breaks on the RC vehicles, the drivers can head right over to your shop for parts and repairs.
3 September 2015
If you have a business that does its fair share of shipping and receiving product, then you might be tempted to reuse the corrugated cardboard boxes that come your way in order to save on shipping material costs. It's also a great way to do your part when it comes to maintaining a sustainable environment. There are a few things to keep in mind if you're planning to reuse your corrugated boxes.
29 July 2015
In Chicago a move in cleaning service can save you time and frustration. When you move into a new home, you want everything to be clean before you move in. The last thing you want to deal with when your new home is filled with moving boxes are cobwebs and dust bunnies everywhere. It's difficult to intensely clean a new home after you've already moved your things in. But, who has time to clean?
27 December 2013