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A lot of us feel like we need to be rich before we can be happy. I myself have thought that many times, but this is simply not the case. It seems a bit like an oxymoron to write an article about finances and to say that they won’t make you happy. When I think...
XRP is a digital currency, not unlike Bitcoin (BTC). This has been in development for years, and has recently gained a lot of traction with many institutions. To put it in comparison, XRP is like a Lambo to Bitcoin’s Model T. With 3 second transaction speeds, microscopic fees, and security to protect users XRP is...
Like most people, my first real job was working for someone else, as were the jobs that followed, until just very recently. Along the way, I would hear of people who owned their own businesses, or said that they were ‘self-employed’. In my younger days, I assumed that these people were wealthy, and had carefree lives. But...
In order to save the country some money, the U.S. Government Accountability Office has issued on five different occasions a formal proposal to the Treasury and Federal Reserve announcing that the $1 bill should be replaced with the $1 coin. That hasn’t happened, but if it had, the country could have saved about $5.5 billion...
Sleeping in is what most of us dream of doing if we could afford such a luxury. Waking up and leisurely reading the latest news over a specially brewed cup of coffee, maybe go to the golf club or just go see the latest action flick. Go pick up your niece or nephew or grandkids,...
Ever think of why we should invest in mutual funds? Why are mutual funds better than any other investment? Looking at various research it’s obvious that mutual funds investment is growing immensely. To know more about market behaviour and planning aspects, please continue to read further. Recognizing the Reason to Invest Markets are not always...
The word cryptocurrency was first used in 1998 by Wei Dai in the Cypherpunks mailing list, supporting the idea of a new form of money, which uses cryptography, to control its creation and transactions, thus replacing any central authority. Ten years later, Satoshi Nakamoto published in the same mailing list the first specifications of bitcoin...
You may question whether you should use Credit Karma or Credit Sesame to monitor your credit score. While both sites offer you the convenience of seeing your score in real-time without having to wait for it to arrive in the mail, the two credit monitoring services have differences. By comparing and contrasting, you can make...
Maintaining credit card security is paramount to preventing identity theft, avoiding fraudulent charges, and protecting your credit score. Keeping your credit card information in secure locations will partially mitigate the potential risks of identity thieves stealing your information and using it for purchases, to obtain credit under false pretenses, and/or to sell it to others....
The Opportunities Are Limitless The crystal ball on Times Square had dropped, and the confetti cleaned up; now it’s time to get back to your daily grind. Though consumer confidence regains its highs after years of economic stagnation, it’s still wise to remain prudent. The good news is that if you had struggled to save...
What can you do to lower your business credit and debt costs today? What steps can you take to improve your odds of getting a loan and reduce the costs of carrying debt? Improving the Odds of Getting a Business Loan Relationships matter in business. Lenders are more willing to lend money to an existing...
Wholesale prices are the prices that retailers pay when they purchase items from a vendor. For example, if one vendor is selling pants wholesale to a large retailer, like Sears or Target, for $6 each, it’s likely you will pay about $20 for these same pair of pants because Sears and Target need to pay...
Let’s say you have a bunch of stuff you don’t want any more- most people do. What is junk to you is probably something that someone else wants and would even pay for, but how can you get money for your clutter? It turns out that there are a lot of ways to get money...
You’re broke. Worse, you’re broke and you owe money. How much doesn’t matter; the bottom line is that you are in debt, and you don’t have the money to get out. If this sounds even REMOTELY familiar, welcome! I’m right there myself, so what do we do to fix this problem. Rejoice! You have already...
With the rapid changes in the global economy and the increasing demand, resources have been exhausted to meet demand. Here, we are talking about the need for financial resources called money. Individual and company houses need funds to meet their personal and professional needs. I am a full-time employee and have a fixed monthly income,...
Before discovering stock options, I thought that the only viable way to purchase stocks through a brokerage account is to place a buy limit order. This is done by setting the number of shares to be purchased at a specified price. Selling a cash-secured put can effectively achieve the same, but you are able to...
How hard is it to save money when you’re a millennial? If you’re the typical millennial like me, it’s pretty hard. Banks and insurance companies, even our parents and older people, wonder at the very easy way that we swipe our cards or buy things online. No wonder, many ads target millennials as their preferred...
They are called systems, courses, and seminars. They promise to teach you how to buy a house for pennies on the dollar using foreclosures, tax liens or sheriff’s sales and they all have that one real estate guru who knows how to make YOU money. Can the bad ones be weeded out before you plop...
Dave Ramsey’s envelope system is one way that you can learn to budget your money and have a little fun at the same time. The envelope system is also called the zero-based money management system because basically you spend until you get to zero! Let’s see how it works and then decide if this is a budgeting system you can live...
Before going over some of the options on how you could create passive income, I must say that it is not always easy as described on the Internet. Usually when people are looking for tutorials on how to make money, they face people they make money out of these tutorials by describing everything in a...
Buckets of money budgeting is akin to the money envelopes method. A budget is determined before the start of the month, including how much money is set aside for several very large categories prone to overspending. Envelopes and “buckets of money” in a household could be household, groceries or entertainment. The family can spend the...
When looking at your personal finances, most people find that they overspend on groceries. The typical family of 4 spends around $500 per month on groceries. You may be wondering how to save money on healthy food at the supermarket. I have been researching this question ever since I became a stay-at-home Mom 5 years ago....
When I entered the workforce at the age of 19, I thought I would be able to retire by the time I was 40. As I approached my mid-twenties I realized that I would not be able to retire by age 40, but age 50 was possible. At the age of 30 I had adjusted...
Anyone familiar with Bitcoin or cryptocurrencies must have at least once come across the phrase, Bitcoin is a safe haven asset. It has been used by anyone from experts, influencers, to even someone who blindly believes in cryptocurrency. However, that will not be the only opinion you must have heard, like every coin which has...
Firstly, the most important thing to do is to identify your talents. There are several ways to make money online, but you will want to get started in the areas where you are willing to work the hardest. Are you someone creative who likes to write a lot? If that’s the case, then writing articles...
Does it ever feel as though some people are just born lucky while others have to work twice as hard as everyone else to make ends meet? True, some people are indeed born lucky. That is, they were born into families that already had power, privilege, and wealth. They had access to good healthcare, prestigious...
What is Bitcoin to Society? The world of digital currencies is a fascinating one, and in many ways, the bitcoin phenomenon is a sort of milestone in the history of such innovations. There are many reasons why people are enticed to it. The most significant among them is probably the fact that it is open-ended...
How much money should a family spend on groceries? Expect to spend $100 per person per month at a minimum. Unless you live in a very expensive area and eat organic everything, you won’t spend more than $200 per person per month on food prepared at home, according to the USDA. How can you keep...
If you’re looking for Bank of America foreclosures, you’ve come to the right place. This article will tell you how to find Bank of America foreclosures and provide some tips to help you determine which properties to buy and which ones to avoid. Finding Bank of America Foreclosures The easiest way to find real estate...
In 1980 I was young and broke. I was about to starve to death! I had no money, drove an old beat up pick up truck and had not so great credit. Not a really great launching pad for a would be real estate investor would you say? Despite all that I had going wrong, I did...
Over the last five years I have been working from home part time selling online. My first try was Ebay. Ebay has been around forever and it seems like everyone knows someone who sells on Ebay. I dabbled with Ebay on several different occasions and am currently considering doing so again. As of right now...
How many times have you felt like saying that? How many times have you wanted to quit fighting, struggling, going to work every day, trying to balance the budget, keeping the car on the road, keeping a warm roof over your head and the heads of your family, keeping food in the bellies of those...
Paid surveys are just that, websites that give surveys from companies and such to their members so the companies can get intel. When you have answered a survey you will be rewarded with points that can be later redeemed into gift cards and cash. Is it Worth Your Time If you are thinking you will...
Eating healthy and staying in budget sounds like a contradiction to many of us. It can be if we just go about it in a reckless manner. I know you are thinking that I’m crazy for even believing this, but I’ve actually done it. It can be done. Here we will help you accomplish just...
Why Now? You may hear your parents or mentors say “There’s never a better time to save than now?”, well they’re mostly right. I’d say there’s never a better time to invest than now. The sooner we invest our money, the more money our money will make for us. When I first started looking into...
Why Choose Green Gifts? Green gifts can be inexpensive, thoughtful, and less harmful to the environment. Why spend money on expensive gifts when you can make, recycle, or find environmentally friendly gifts for all occasions? Some people eschew gift giving completely. While that may be the greenest option, it may not be practical or ideal...
Why Kids Need Money Education Kids need to learn about money like they need to how to read and write. Even families with rich, well-maintaining parents can be insufficient in their children’s financial education. Learn how to get your kids involved with money NOW. 1. Ages 6-8 Years: Give Them an Abundant Allowance From age...
Save Money by Using Groupon Online Google Offers gives you printable discount coupons in your local area stores. Millions of people are using these in many stores all over the country. I show you how to get them and save money. How to Access Google Offers You can access these money saving offers by signing...
Are you expecting a tax refund this year? Don’t treat it like a windfall. Treat it as an opportunity ti improve your financial health. Read on to learn more about how to make the most of your tax refund this year. Get the most value out of your tax refund once it arrives. With tax...
Options Basics Equity options are generally exchange traded instruments where the buyer pays a premium to the option writer. The option provides the buyer with the right to buy or sell a fixed number of shares at a set price on a set expiry date. The buyer is under no obligation to exercise the option...
Become A Self-Employed Business Owner Most people have thought about starting their own business at one time or another, but very few people actually take action, for understandable reasons. Venturing into the world of self-employment comes with many uncertainties, especially in the beginning stages of a new business. Although there are no success guarantees after...
Many people want to make money on-line because it is very convenient to work at home or anywhere where you have Internet access, this type of work allows everyone the possibility to get clients, sell almost anything and earn money without been limited by an office or physical location. There are many ways people can...
How to furnish your new place without busting your budget. You’ve found a new location, perhaps your first home or apartment, or maybe not your first. In any event, you may have decided that taking some of that big, heavy, furniture to your new place wasn’t worth it. You may have also decided to get...
Some tips to help you not lose your hair during the home-buying process… We all know that purchasing a home is one of the largest purchases in our lives. So, how do we do it in a way that is smart and overall makes sense for our finances? Check out these three tips below that...
Many people are intrigued with real estate investing. They attend a seminar or watch an infomercial on late night television promising easy riches with little to no effort. The transition from newbie to guru, however, is a process. A process that is full of intricacies and challenges, obstacles that most are unaware they will face...
Is Being Frugal a Good Thing? Being frugal is a philosophy of life. The frugal person, tries to get the most out of each dollar spent, and it can be really fulfilling if you see frugality as a positive thing, nothing to do with having money problems. 1. Buy Only What Is Necessary Every time...
The internet is much more than a place for you to go for news and gossip with the occasional laugh thrown in. Today more than ever, increasing amounts of people are using the internet to start businesses, using this tool of ours to help them achieve their goals. Considering the sheer number of websites, blogs,...
Why You Should Consider My Financial Advice I am not classified as a finance professional in any way, but you may be surprised about how much I have discovered about financial planning as a business major, business manager, and a single mom on a very tight budget. I have taken the time to learn details...
Many pieces of financial advice require radical financial changes. Refinance a loan. Draft a budget and try to follow it. Shop around for new services and hope you get a better deal. Don’t buy anything you don’t need for a month and see how much you save. The challenge is finding ways to save money...
Expense Tracking – Why it’s important Expense tracking is paramount to creating and staying within your personal or household budget.  Knowing not only how much you spend but also what you spend it on can help you adjust your spending habits.  If your cash inflows are somewhat fixed (paychecks, interest income, retirement income, etc.), then spending...
Being frugal is one of the traditional characteristics in the Chinese culture. Flaunting wealth is something that some of the newest generations cultivate because of the exploding growth rate of millionaires and billionaires. But as ironic as it is, genuinely wealthy people never lay bare of their bank accounts. I remember living frugally like yesterday....
No-spend-months I don’t normally write about personal finance but this is the beginning of my first no-spend-challenge. If you read frugal living blogs occasionally (or religiously like me) you are bound to have come across it previously, however, if this area is new to you then let me share my understanding of the no-spend-challenge: you...
Save thousands monthly when you consolidate credit card debt So, you’ve gone a little wild and crazy and maxed out a few of your credit cards. Ok, you’ve maxed out ALL of your credit cards! Without really thinking about the consequences of your reckless spending sprees, you’re now faced with recurring monthly interest fees and...
We accumulate a lot of things. There cannot be an unoccupied space around us. Every corner has to be filled. Every surface has to have something on it. We just have to have stuff everywhere around us. But do we really need it all? The Desire for Stuff We want stuff. We have to have...
Introduction Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, or the TCJA will reduce most people’s taxes and simplify the filing process. This article provide a summary of the changes. – Dec. 2018 Details… The main changes for individual filings are the standard deduction amounts. To simplify most people’s tax filings, the government decided to double...
Help! I’m a freelancer. How can I save money for my retirement and still live comfortably now? Here are some tips on how to contribute to your retirement savings, an emergency fund, or your children’s college education when your freelancing income fluctuates. Many freelancers can enjoy a comfortable retirement if they plan ahead. If your...
Investing Seems Complicated When it comes to investing, many people feel overwhelmed…and rightfully so. There are so many options that you can put your money toward. There are bonds and bond funds. There are individual stocks, stock mutual funds, and stock ETFs. There are Index Funds. There are money market funds. Within these categories, there...
In the world of architecture, the creative minds and hands are able to come alive. Thrusting different types of building materials onto a blank canvas, as if they are brush strokes with endless paint, is somewhat of a magical possibility. Yet, for an architect, it is a reality. The Architect’s Paint Brush and Palette The blueprints...
Concrete may not seem like a likely tool to be used in today’s architectural designs. It may seem like a cold, harsh, and even cumbersome approach to executing a design. However, the dream of any architect is to not only deliver on execution of their design, but it is to revolutionize an idea and make...
Concrete has had an underrated life due to misconceptions that it is a one dimensional, dreary colored bore. Fortunately, if that seems to be the case, it is only because of the architects lack of creativity, or their clients insistence on a standard blanket of color. Because truly, concrete has an endless amount of canvas...
Dullness Became Enlightenment When dusk’s grey sky lit up your pale face with traces of moonlight, dullness became enlightenment. Your thoughts have been trapped in the most hidden archives, but I discovered them. You are not as lost as you want yourself to be. Your map is not so hard to read, no matter how...
“Did you hear?” Detective Jake Blevins said to his partner, William Benton. “Hear what?” Benton grumbled. It was too early in the morning and the triple homicide from the night before was equally disturbing. He felt Blevins’ joke can wait. “I think we got ‘em.” Blevins answered. Benton swung around. He considered clocking his long-time...
Reading a book takes you to a different time in a different place. The more adventurous, the more romantic, the more unusual it is, the more we like it. When it comes to fiction books, the question arises whether or not anything in it can be trusted as truth or is everything considered fictional. The...
To celebrate the premier of Star Trek: Into Darkness there will be screenings of some of classic Star Trek episodes. It is set to be one of the biggest occasions for Trek fans around the world. The first season of Star Trek: Enterprise featured many beloved characters and was very successful. However, many fans are...
Not so long ago, I had a dream about the whales and told my story to a good friend of mine. She laughed, the same women who laughed at my joke about ants getting blown away by lightening. This time she told me that the story was about a different kind of whale. She told...
Correct Usage of Hyphens in English Grammar Using proper hyphens in HTML is an important part of creating web documents. Because the majority of people type HTML text rather than clip art or images, it is critical that the document is correctly formatted. While correct usage of hyphens is not difficult to learn, there are...
Patrick and Mara’s Pursuit Two hours ago their life had been idyllic. It’s funny how life can change in a split second. Their gryph had delivered a note from Mara’s home. On the note was one word, “Flee”. She and Patrick had gathered together a few essentials and bundled up daughter Rhianna. Ten minutes later...
Shut the floodgates of my mind Please shut the floodgates in my mind, I need to sleep I need to find, some peace and quiet in my mind. I toss I turn, I ache I yearn for peace to come, for me to learn, to close my mind, relax and breathe it seems so easy...
Katie Bland is a girl that has long blonde hair, blue eyes, and her skin is white as the clouds that hovered over her new hometown. All the adults in her life tell her she is absolutely beautiful. She is fifteen years old and her sophomore year at Stanport High starts today. Katie hopes silently...
There are many of us out there who admires the canine animal and wish to become one. There are several ways you can become a dog, I will list them and then identify the most practical way for you to turn into a dog. OK, let’s delve into the dog’s world. Cast a Transformation Spell...
Faith, and the Blues–just east of St.Louis- for a fortnight. I’ve spent a very brief time traversing Illinois at 75 miles an hour, I was belted across its girth roaring out of Indiana> Soon I’ll cross the Mississippi and slip beneath the arch, that bends with grace, at my approach. A night in old St....
Writers’ block is a psychological condition, most commonly associated with long-term creative stagnation or inability to create new work. This block is not due to the inability of writers to produce creative work or commitment issues. It is not the product of being unable to think creatively or lack the desire to write. It is...
David was a shy 10 year old boy and for being so young, also very cold. He never really got along with the other kids at Old County Orphanage, although he did manage to make friends here and there. He moved to the orphanage when he was 7; a rough age for kids that need...
Instruments and Impements Flesh …steel…hate; these three. Flesh, soft and pliant, yields before cold unrelenting steel. And yet it is flesh that wields steel. Steel, of itself, has no ‘animus’, no life force or passion that drives it. The blade, or any other weapon formed by ingenious flesh, lacks a will to act on its...
I was born in 1958 and raised in Tallahassee, Florida. It was George Wallace country…. You were alive When I was a child I knew of your torment But still I smiled Surrounded by bigots I ignored your scars We waved the flag But it was the stars and bars While you marched To remove...
You Had Me With Romance Dinner and the right amount of wine, your planning was perfect, at least through dinner. You held my hand with a firm grip as we left the restaurant and walked to the car. Before helping me in the car, you gave my hand a tight squeeze and I thought you...
Love There are many shades of love. Each hue, is a variation of the love that is naturally inherent in all beings. Pure unconditional love that is tinted by perception and experience. In its original form, unconditional love can be found deep within. In its purest form this love needs no acknowledgement or attachments. It...
The toll for a woman is high She scrapes the ground, but ne’r the sky and always she is wond’ring why the world is so unfair. The time would come, once she had need, When boys would start to pay her heed, and she’d pretend their every deed, was something keen and rare. Then as...
You have just learned that you are a keeper, and you will soon be receiving your first clippers, and cutting lessons. A clipper is something of a necessity in order to trim eyebrows, put in straight lines, make your eyebrows less bushy, and generally improve your looks. It is also somewhat of an art. But...
I had a free hour in a town that was new to me in Rhode Island. Never having been in this town before, I was thrilled to see a Barnes and Noble Booksellers store. There are no Barnes and Noble Bookseller stores within an hour of my home in Connecticut, so to unexpectedly find one...
I have thought things over more than a hundred times and maybe I might have been wrong, I can’t make out if you were right either. And am thinking what if one of us would have swallowed their pride and said a damn “sorry”..we’d probably be riding together till death do us part.. ..promises meant...
How to Improve Your Skill in Writing Before you exercise writing fiction short stories, make sure you read and write in parallel. Start reading fiction stories, especially those that interest you. Some lines will grab your attention but while you will forget them, your subconscious mind will retain them. When you sit down to write...
Are the subliminal messages on the radio meant to draw us into a world of marketing schemes? Or are these ads teaching or tricking people into scamming our government? My response to these ads. “If you are a baby boomer or a senior, please listen closely to this important message, politicians in Washington are quietly...
By Wayne Brown Guns were not my priority…at least not until ‘Banks and I became friends. My dad had one old single-shot shotgun that I had fired only a few times. The experience had not left me longing to fire it again anytime soon. Other than that, my only exposure had been with a BB-gun...
Introduction Whether it is a dull day at school or a dull mood on a boring day, a joke or two is always welcome. And to set the mood I have purposely written, ‘Funny Jokes’ in the title. Aren’t jokes supposed to be funny? Well continuing on that note, I have compiled some jokes that...
From cold forest to warm hearth The forest is dark and cold At five in the morning, I’m told By a little girl wearing a homespun dress, And a gray beret over her curly tress. Her face is dusty as she fetches water in that dark, cold place, Until she meets the man who knew her...
Evie comes home I have to admit, when Kelli first told me that she felt we needed a puppy, I was a bit skeptical. Mind you, I had nothing against dogs. In fact, I have always been an animal lover. The real issue was that I was not sure we had the time to give...
“Come on, Jack; I don’t wanna be late!” June said, beckoning me to hurry my apparently sluggish self out the door. I was rushing or at least I felt like I was. My apparent lack of willpower did nothing to help me get ready any quicker, nevertheless I scurried out to the car. The drive...
When the clerk told him that he is her father. David apologized and nodded, “Sir, I didn’t know that.” Come on, it’s good, then he listened to all the details. The clerk remembered the story of the mother-daughter when she was telling the mother that a girl had grabbed the bottle and then one day...
It is the time where our day starts with social media and ends with the same. Social media is just like a frequent visiting place where people go for many reasons like shopping, learning something new, to promote something. There are plenty of things that we can do on social media to gain the attention...
Degree Inflation Everybody knows that having a college degree is important in today’s professional job world. The unemployment rate for people with college degrees is much lower than for those with only a high school diploma. You probably already knew that. What you may not know is that having a college degree has in many...
Post Office Open for Good Friday The United States Postal Services recognizes Good Friday, but they still operate on that day. Easter which is the Sunday after Good Friday is a nonissue since it always falls on a Sunday when the Postal Service doesn’t operate. It’s true that not rain, nor hail, nor snow, nor...
Once upon a time I was somewhat of a Panini Queen. I owned a small sandwich shop that specialized in panini-style sandwiches. During my time there, I noted a similarity when it came to some of the patrons that strolled through the doors of our sandwich factory. But before I get into that I want...
Google Adwords How do we make an online advertisement on google? What is Google Adwords (Ads), how does it work | In this special post today, we are going to know this? Let me tell you in advance that Google Adwords (Ads) is a part of search engine marketing. To create your own Google Ads...
Introduction Cloud computing has been heralded as the future of IT, replacing a network of personal computers with massive server farms. This turns the future PC into a terminal connected to a central mainframe, the computing model of the 1950s. What are the risks of cloud computing? Security Do you truly know if your data...
Introduction The book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” discusses the P/PC ratio, the ratio of production to production capability. The classic example is the goose that laid the golden egg until it was killed. A good financial example is your financial nest egg and the interest or dividends it yields. Pull too much...
Product and Service Reviews Now Compared to the Past In the past, when you purchased a product it usually carried a card in the packet that you could fill out and mail back to the company with your feedback. When it came to services, there were usually cards sitting on a counter or desk somewhere,...
INTRODUCTION A person will change careers several times during their life as they mature and learn more about themselves and the world around them. New employment fields are being invented every day as technology leaps forward with gaining momentum. For example, a few short years ago no one had ever heard of a Social Media...
Sawmill work is hard work . . . A wiser string of words have never been said by man or beast. In early times one did not “work” in a sawmill. One “toiled” in a sawmill from daybreak to sunset–six days a week. And unless you are never had to “toil’ in a sawmill, this...
Do you want your voice heard through the products or services you offer? There is no better market or time than this! The drive to get our voices heard has never been intense as many channels of trade and businesses open up at an increasingly built-up pace. One of such sure-fire places to sell your...
There isn’t a business that enjoys receiving a bad online review. Usually, when you see a negative review about your company, your first reaction might be to take the review’s comment and low-star rating as a personal insult. However, taking it personally isn’t the best path for dealing with negative reviews. Getting angry or upset...
After attending a local annual motorcycle show, my husband was having a chat with one of the exhibiting dealers from whom he had purchased a new bike. The salesman told him that the dealership had sold 73 bikes as a direct result of their exhibit at the show. That’s impressive and a testament to their...
Accountant with Auditor An external audit is an audit performed by a certified public accountant that is not affiliated with the company and has no financial interest to the accountant. It is done on top of an internal audit by the accountant of the company. It is done periodically to determine whether the company is...
Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs) are competitive, and for a reason. Google set them up as part of Google ads management strategy. With this format, the company makes money while pushing advertisers to adhere to the adaptive search environment’s best practices. Most people don’t like competition, but it is healthy since it sparks innovation. For...
Storytelling in Business. Arouse their emotions with a story! Entertainment is the key in telling a tale. If your stories entertain , the informative and persuasive elements in them will also be remembered. So if your want your workshop, educational, or conference keynote to be really effective, build it around an entertaining story. In speaking to an audience nothing...
Yes! It’s Possible to Make Money With Google Ad-Sense You Can Make Money With Google Adsense Absolutely Free. You Must Be Consistent in Your Search for Making Money Online In order to make money online, you must be consistent with your activities. It is not enough creating a web page and posting it online and...
Working online has already been a practice of many individuals for years. According to Forbes.com, One in five Americans work from home. In the Philippines setting, BusinessMirror.com.ph stated that the Philippines is the 3rd country in the world after the United States and India in online freelancing. In that same article it was further stated that based on...
Most of us in Middle America have to get up everyday and report to a job. We go to work to earn a decent salary to provide our families with the necessities of life such as housing, food, autos, clothing. We sometimes have extra money to go out to dinner or take a vacation with...
One stop shopping Lee has created many and diverse items worth, in a sense, “purchasing” (accessing and reading). Here they are all gathered under one roof and conveniently organized for efficient shopping. Lee is always creating more (and more), and they, too, will be brought into the store as soon as they are ready to...
View a Layoff As An Opportunity If you’re breathing, you’ve probably been affected one way or another by the downturn in the economy, especially by layoffs. Whether you’ve been laid off yourself, a friend or spouse has been laid off, you’re afraid of being laid off, or you’re the one left to pick up the...
‘Homework’ Can Be Enjoyable “I work at home” is no longer the rare statement it once was. Nowadays the chance to work at home is not the privilege of the few; many more workers are given that opportunity and it can only be advantageous to employers and employees alike and those who run their own...
It’s High Time for The Cold Truth to be told about my life in my Post-Graduation Days that came on and near May 24, 1972. Only God Himself knows just how much that I had grown to dread those days after I graduated from Hamilton High School which is located in Hamilton, Ala., and both...
Snakes for Profit Circa 1930 Today I pass along a story about an adventurous boy created quite a pile of money hunting rattlesnakes in the 1930s depression. That is until his Mom found out! I heard this told from an old-timer, we’ll call him Jack, born and raised in the Denver Metro Area, CO, USA....
The question is directed towards me – how would ‘you’… I have different styles of dealing with different kinds of ‘difficult’ people. However, I would be taking the stance of a ‘difficult’ person with whom you need to interact day in and day out – say your spouse, colleague or boss. First of all, I...
Overview You have only 5 seconds to make a first impression on your CV. Knowing this, you hand the employer your CV. The employer’s eyes glide to your personal Statement and
 He takes a long sigh and proceeds with the interview, and what do you know: You didn’t get the job. Personal Statement can make...
Overview Facility managers, residential property managers and multi-family management companies are torn between offering the latest and greatest amenities and spending as little as possible to maximize profits. Giving residents satisfaction surveys yields general scoring to let you know how happy the respondents are but little insight into why they are unhappy or what could...
Many say working at a company built from other countries’ investment is fun, both the matter of prestige, salary, company facilities, and others. I admit that. Although you could say, my salary was not overflowing. I still often had to find a freelance job to fulfill my passion for books and traveling. I was happy...
Introduction Theoretically, it is believed that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) enhances growth by attracting production intelligence, technology, and managerial skills. The arguments posit that FDI constitutes the largest component of net resource inflows in developing countries. Most economists consider FDI as an important element for economic growth in developing nations (Rehman 2016). In particular, the...
Teachers are perhaps the most threatened group of jobless people in the USA today. In fact teachers have one of the highest unemployment rates in the USA. This is primarily because of two major factors. One is that students have not completed their secondary school and hence need teachers who can teach them. The other...
Public Speaking and the Circle of Self-Interest Welcome to this segment of Speaking Tips: Public Speaking Getting the Audience’s Attention, and, in particular the concept of the Circle of Self Interest. Managing the getting the audience’s attention is only part of it, of course. Keeping it right throughout the the presentation is the real challenge. It is...
Introduction How can you promote a website without a penalty for too many website links? How can you promote website links without a spam penalty or offending your would-be customers? Let’s look at a few options for promoting your website while staying within the limits of good taste. Pictures and Graphics A beautiful picture that...
A company’s economic success is largely dependent on customer satisfaction. To have loyal,happy customers and to maintain those customers is by no means a simple task. Hence improving customer relations,maintaining customer retention, formulating feedback systems where the customer concerns are reviewed, solved and updated, is what caters to the overall performance efficiency. It is true...
here are a couple of different product ‘types’ you can sell on Amazon. The first are brand things like Nike, Adidas, Reebok trainers and clothes, GHD hair straighteners , Calvin Klein perfumes and so on, basically a well known product with a brand name, that many people recognize. The next items would be the unique...
We have all heard it before. Power makes people change, but I would argue that power simply allows individuals to become their “true self”. When a person gains a powerful position, they no longer have to fear repercussions or conform to a group. They no longer are in the same social situations has the “powerless”....
Supporting small business Most countries depend on small businesses for taxes. Frequenting them may not lower your tax burden however can help support local governments. It also helps small businesses keep their doors open. Many small businesses are now located on the internet. People who write to earn are considered small business owners. In many...
At the beginning of the second decade of the 21st century C. E., the only thing constant about business both local and global was change. For that reason, organizational leadership in 2011 and beyond meant understanding the implications of change and how to successfully navigate a given enterprise through times of change. One prevalent source...
You observed a number of other men and women give their feedback concerning online marketing, but it is time that you just learn about it and grow an expert on your own. While this might require an added responsibility, you will definitely get back everything you dedicated to it. This article will provide a lot...
How To Get Rich Quick – Important Keys On How To Make Money Works How to get rich? Is it only the smart people who can pull off this rags to riches miracle? Or is there really a shortcut on how to become rich? Yes, there is! And you can find out how to get...
Newsletters That Do And Don’t Work Most of us can relate to the sinking feeling when receiving corporate emails. The newsletter that talks about how amazing a specific company is, but does not relate to us at all. It is a common problem in marketing. Businesses often think marketing is all about them and not...
Don’t Get So Busy That You Miss Your Opportunity Do You Know What is Holding You Back? We all have these ridiculous inner battles, and we things that must be done, and things that we can put off. We select the easy accomplishments because they feel like a win. There is no such thing as...
A large part of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) mission is to educate consumers on how to file federal tax returns. In many ways, this is exactly what the FTC does in its educational efforts on how to get Covid-19 stimulus money. But some of the information in this guide may be difficult for some...
I’ve been working from home since 2001, but I haven’t always done the same things that I do now. There are a lot of ways you can work from home these days, and there’s a bit of a journey that some of us need to go on in order to figure out just what the...
Logging and Logging Trucks a Dangerous Job. would you be happy or shocked? Not to worry, I am far from even getting close to one of the most-dangerous machines that are on the road: log trucks. Do not take this as a slam to one of America’s most-important industries, because I am not. I am...
Most of the time, the front-line staff is the first contact that the customer has with a company. If they don’t provide good customer service, then they aren’t worth hiring. Companies have spent millions on marketing, so the only way to get the customer’s attention is to meet them where they are: at the front...
Coworking spaces is the new-age phenomenon revolutionizing office culture. There was a time when you could usually find entrepreneurs toiling away in their home to build their business from the scratch. This was largely because the options for leasing office spaces was quite limited. Investor or client meetings became that much harder. Coworking spaces have...
Staying At Home Staying at home can be very challenging. You must take care of the house and the children. However, there are plenty of opportunities that a stay at home mother can do to make extra income. Don’t settle for just being at home with your little ones make some money doing it. Below...
Depending on which source you listen to or read from, there are many positive and negative predictions concerning employment in the 2020s and the preceding decades. Many of these predictions involve how technology will affect the global workforce, while others go over things like the future of the climate and evolving geopolitics. I’m not one to...
Newbies, Please Nail It In The Beginning Got a job recently? Congratulations on clearing the interview. You are all set to embark on your new journey, but your first concern must be that you are a beginner. You must worry because you will fall under the strict radar of the entire work fraternity. Before proving...
“There is but one rule that everybody ought to know: That all men are created equally, and that no man ought to be above the law.” This is a famous quote of Robert Gibson. In his book, The Laws of Success, Gibson has made this same statement. The problem with this famous quote of Gibson’s...
You are an attorney. It is late afternoon and you just learned an Answer is due today. To make matters worse, Requests for Admissions were propounded and served with the Summons and Complaint. You are out of town, so who will you turn to in order to get the job done timely and to get...
How To Impress A Job Interview Many people are nervous about how to impress a job interview. There is no doubt that this is a time when employers are looking to find a good worker for their company. If you can make an impression on the employer during a job interview, you stand a better...
Imagine a workplace that embraces natural light, practice paperless meetings and promotes sustainable barter. Unrealistic, but it’s true that going sustainable in the office isn’t that difficult. You never know what triggers a breakthrough moment and offer opportunity to a sustainable living. Follow these few holy grails to choose greener lifestyle at work and to...
SEO strategy, as the name suggests, is an SEO strategy that is focused and effective. SEO, or search engine optimization, is a process of improving a website’s search engine rankings through various techniques. SEO strategy uses different strategies to achieve these ends, and a well developed SEO strategy can really go a long way towards...
I used to be an adjunct English professor. What that means is that while I was part time, I was part time at multiple institutions. The most classes I ever taught in one semester is 10 – and an average full-time faculty member would teach four to five. On top of that, I was taking...
Travel Your Country (Or the World) While Making Money You read that right. The #1 reason why I love this kind of work so much is because I do exactly that. I travel where I want when I want, and I get paid to do it. I know that may sound crazy to some, but...
Working hard has become working long, and that’s a problem Salaried 50-60 hour weeks and 12 hour days have become more common in offices, cutting into our lives. Many of us work with the goal to subsidize the rest of our lives, but are getting less and less time to live outside of work. We...
Introduction One of the most common productivity tips given is to minimize if not eliminate distractions altogether. But what can you do when the largest source of distractions in your day are your coworkers? Personal Solutions to Professional Distractions Install privacy screens to segregate your work area from the general traffic flow. When the privacy...
Do you think your team members are selfless enough to help others improve? If not, then you’re in for a tough ride. Developing the team requires everyone’s participation in improving others. There was a farmer from Nebraska who grew award-winning corn. Each year he entered his corn in the state fair where it won a...
Background According to Langevin Learning Services, most classroom instructional design projects require 25 days (see work break down) of development for every day of instruction. Here is a typical work breakdown: Design Timeline Task Estimated Duration   Number of Work Days As a Percentage of Total Plan Project 2 8 Analyze Learners 1 4 List...
That feeling of dread… That’s what most people get at the very thought of having to stand in front of a room full of people and make any sort of presentation, and yet strangely that’s how I’ve chosen to make a living, so I thought I’d try to distill 25 years worth of experience into...
As a freelancer, I could potentially keep myself busy during all 24 hours of the day. Fortunately enough, I am able to get enough sleep but this doesn’t mean that I never have to deal with last-minute projects that manage to put a wedge into my schedule and make for a busier day. It happens...
Entrepreneurial Marketing Marketing is a management process for anticipating, identifying and satisfying customer requirements in a way that is profitable to an entrepreneur.it includes all efforts used to create, satisfy and retain the customer. Entrepreneurial marketing is a unique set of marketing practices and methods used by entrepreneurs startups or small businesses to build and...
Content marketing isn’t something that is optional. In the modern world it is a necessity for a successful business to have an effective content marketing strategy. Content marketing goes a lot further than simply creating, distributing and sharing content, it is a marketing campaign and needs to be thought out in a clear, concise manner,...
It’s time to get started in your career, so here are five interview tips and five common interview questions for all of you recent college grads. Prepare With a Pre-Interview You know that there are typical questions that you’re going to get such as, “Tell me a little bit about yourself,” “What makes you the...
Good Employee Retention What is an Exit Interview? The exit interview is a tool for gaining information relating to turnover reasons and has gained widespread popularity amongst organisations, most notably in corporate America. When any organisation sets out to develop a retention strategy with the aim of ensuring that they are able to keep the...
Structured job interviews can be beneficial to employers because they can make comparisons between interview candidates much easier. Behavioral based interviewing allows you to judge the abilities of job candidates based on past performance. A competency rating system makes it easy to rate answers to accurately compare each candidate’s skills, experience, knowledge and abilities. What...
Introduction Education majors regularly face challenges in finding employment. New teachers are regularly laid off due to first hired-first hired rules put in place by teacher’s unions. Teachers who retired to lock in pension benefits may find themselves needing additional income. What types of jobs are available to education majors who can’t find teaching positions?...
The art of listening “But communication is two-sided – vital and profound communication makes demands also on those who are to receive it… demands in the sense of concentration, of genuine effort to receive what is being communicated.” Roger Sessions American Composer The communication process In theory, the communication process is very simple. All you...
How do I get items to sell? Whether you sell on eBay, craigslist, or at your local flea market. This is a question we have all had to ask ourselves. The fact is this question is a relatively easy one to answer. There are a number of ways and places to get items to sell....
Starting a business online is a good way to earn money and also to stand up to The Man. The current environment marked by improving technology, lower costs and excellent online tools makes it a good period to commence your business online. Before you get started, it is wise to consider the following: Who your...
When You Work With Mean Girls Have you ever worked at a job, where you don’t fit in with the rest of the crowd, because they have been there longer? It doesn’t matter how hard you work or what you do, they always point out your flaws even if they have a million of their...
Do restaurants need facebook or google accounts? Why being in Facebook and Google is essential Because of the notoriety of web based life and an expansion in the commitment of social consideration, conventional verbal interchanges has been supplanted by electronic informal. Facebook, the most famous site in the United States, is home to almost 18...
When What You Wanted Turns Out to be Not What You Want. Ever reach a goal, milestone, or position that you really wanted, but discovered at some point that you no longer wanted it? That can happen to any one of us. It’s happened to me several times. Let me tell you about the most...
There are very few people who realize that intelligence can actually be developed. This mindset is called the growth mindset. Imagine what ingredients would druid Getafix from the Asterix Comics series add to his magic potion of genius. I bet the first thing he would add would be the ‘extract of correctly oriented effort,’ the...
Introduction Women under 35 without children are now earning as much as male counterparts with equal education level in several of the largest cities in the United States. Why, then, do women make less on average? And what is the history of the pay gap? Reasons for the Historical Gender Pay Gap Men tend to...
America’s Working Class was Hit the Hardest The impact of the coronavirus on the American working class isn’t letting up any time soon. Another week of high unemployment claims has caused some economists to warn that July might show little progress in the way of job recovery. In fact, it’s likely that we will see...
What is financial independence? Financial independence refers to a state where we have enough resources at our disposal to meet our expenses as well as fulfil our future financial goals.”Never having to work again”, some might imagine. You don’t have to look for hope here. For many US citizens, this “dream” is “automatically” fulfilled when...
The success of start-up social media marketing business depends on the use of the right strategy. It is a proven fact that most people in society have an affinity for social networking. The reason behind this phenomenon is the fact that the internet and social networking are the new buzz word. The buzz word refers...
Taking your employer to Tribunal can be time-consuming and stressful. Before embarking on such an endeavor it is wise to consider all of your options and what you hope to get out of this course of action. that includes compensation. Is it Worth it? One of the most important questions that you will ask yourself...
Study in Management Classics and Change Management This is the first of two discussions where I will take a look at aspects of “classic” or foundational management theories. This discussion is an update/revision of a paper I wrote while working on my doctorate in business administration and management in which I am examining, briefly, theories...
Introduction Thomas Sowell said that anyone who enjoys holding meetings should not be in any position of authority over others. And this sentiment is widely shared, given how many think all meetings are a waste of time. The time meetings take away from productive work and the tendency for them to turn into a place...
What are the interruptions in remote jobs? Remote work can benefit a worker to manage his work environment. Working from home means there are no talkative workers. Plus, there are no buzzes from electronic devices that aren’t yours, and pop-up meetings. But it doesn’t mean that you wouldn’t deal with distractions that may spring up...
One of the largest global health crisis memory can recall, COVID-19 has brought more economic destruction than one could have ever anticipated. The large scale global crisis has sent economies across the world crumbling into pieces, which even the strongest nations have been unable to avoid. The peak of the pandemic caused a new economic...
Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life “Work-life balance is a term commonly used to describe the balance that a working individual needs between time allocated for work and other aspects of life. Areas of life other than work-life can include personal interests, family and social or leisure...
Introduction Call centers tend to be minimum wage positions. However, their profit margins are also low. These jobs have high turnover, with some organizations seeing 400% turnover – facilities where most employees leave within three months. How can you improve call center performance and morale without spending a lot of money? Methods to Improve Call...
Designing an Office for Millennials- A Beginner’s Guide “Old is gold but young is bold” this is a new mantra adopted by organizations while hiring today. Basically, while experience always has an edge, organizations are recognizing the need to attract new and young talent. This is largely because the targeted market is getting younger by...
Introducing Nuclear Power World energy consumption is rising by 3 per cent annually placing more demand on existing power supplies. The Kyoto protocol gives developed countries legally binding targets for reduced emissions, which encourages countries to lessen their dependencies on fossil fuel power stations. Generating power using fossil fuels has many negative environmental impacts. Coal...
This request threw me for a mental loop. I love conundrums, and this is a huge one, especially the first question in the request. The reason I decided to answer this, though, is because it moved me in a way I can’t explain. Thinking back to my child self and considering if she’d be thrilled...
Universal Healthcare With or Without Universal Healthcare Universal healthcare is a topic of great debate within the United States. The documentary Sicko by Michael Moore clearly shows one side of the debate. From Moore’s point of view the United States has too many flaws in their health care system. Moore easily entrances audiences in the positives of...
Introduction Mental strength is an undervalued trait. This is a common trait among the most successful people on Earth. Just like your physical strength, your mental strength is something that can be improved over time. We see so many people hitting the gym or exercising to strengthen their bodies. But people don’t put enough efforts...
College is more than a just a dream for homeschoolers. It can be a reality. Best yet, it can be affordable, thanks to several scholarships aimed at homeschoolers. According to College Scholarship.Org, several scholarship programs are focusing – and even encouraging – students who have been homeschooled to apply. One reason given is that homeschooled students...
“Any time you spend on improving your assessment will be richly repaid – your students will be better learners as a result.” – D. Prozesky How to Design a Good Assessment It is generally agreed that assessment is an improvement process in which educators make their students practice the subject, recognize their abilities and make them develop their...
How Life Experience Works to Your Advantage Are you nervous about returning to college as an adult? Fear not! Older students have the advantage over younger ones in three areas critical to higher learning. More life experience means greater capacity to see things in context, compare two ideas, and courageously face new challenges. Context It is easier...
The Amazing Abilities of the Mimic Octopus A truly intelligent, fantastic creature! Also known as the shapshifter of the sea. The scientific name for this fantastic marine creature is Thaumoctopus mimious. Only discovered recently in 1998, divers have verified the many faces of this chameleon of the sea. They are found on the coast of Sulawesi, Indonesia,...
Why should we use cultural spaces as forums for conversations about ethical issues? Introduction Culture is deemed to be one of the most influential forces within the world. It is central to things individuals see, and aids in defining individuals’ perception of the world. As individuals from different cultural groups work together, values occasionally conflict....
Everyone remembers when they smelled cotton candy at the fair. The sweetness filling the surrounding air, you could almost see the fluffy pink stuff swirling around the machine, drawing you closer. Or waffle cones at the ice cream shop, as soon as you walked anywhere near it, you wanted that sweet item- whether it was...
“Don’t Call Us Disadvantaged” When I was thirteen, my father moved us into government housing. He was working as a janitor at the time and barely making enough to support my nine year old brother and me. I had an older brother as well, but he had already been put in foster care for troubled...
List of Topics Included (1) What is “Hydrolysis”? (1/A) Meaning of the term, “S. T. P.” (1/B) Meaning of the term, “Self-ionization of water”. (1/C) Characteristics of hydrolysis. (1/D) Hydrolysis occurring in inorganic chemistry (salt hydrolysis) (1/E) Some examples of salt hydrolysis. (1/F) Hydrolysis occurring in organic chemistry. (1/G) Some example of hydrolysis of organic...
Very few small towns have a college. Monterey boasts a few Picturesque Monterey, California is not known as a college town. Instead, its recent fame was that of being the old stomping grounds of John Steinbeck, and the current location of a world-class marine aquarium. Still, the small seaside city is located in a region...
The Long U The long vowels are easy for the children to understand because they are the only letters of the alphabet with the sound like the name. The sound of long u is its name. So if you explain the sound of long u to the children, just tell them that it is the...
Going to college is a challenge for anyone. However, when you’re already struggling with a learning disability, it can pose some very unique problems. If you were diagnosed early, your parents have been advocating for you throughout your elementary, middle school and high school years. By the time college rolls around, it’s your turn to...
Learning about angles and triangles is an important part of geometry. There are different kinds of triangles called Equilateral, Isosceles and Scalene. Triangles have three sides. The tri in triangle means three like in tricycle. A tricycle has three wheels. Triangles also have three angles. These are the areas colored in red on the pictures below. Angles...
Introduction to Albania The nation of Albania is located in Southeastern Europe. It shares borders with Greece, Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro. It also borders the Adriatic Sea and Ionian Sea. The form of government is a Parliamentary Democracy. Albanians elect representatives to make laws. The elected representatives make up the parliament, which makes the laws...
In this final installment of the action research series for the Master of Art in Education, Adult Education Training degree, the student explored the outcome of the project and offered suggestions for improvement. The action research project lasted for eight weeks with the acknowledged participation of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
The Night Sky is Interesting Wherever You Live Wherever you live in the world you can easily develop a keen interest in astronomy and gaze up at the stars in awe. The word Astronomy comes from the Greek word Astron meaning ‘star’. It is an exciting hobby for anyone to have and need not cost...
Up until a very recent time period, issues related to the symbolic and semantic problems were considered taboo in the history of arts. Lately, however, many published works describe the connection between cosmos and mankind and its activity. This theme has been well researched and developed in art, especially in the ancient art forms. Outer...
The SAT test became a “rite of passage” for college-bound students. They stress over it; spend long hours preparing for it; and in some cases, they base their entire post-secondary academic and professional careers on it. Not only that, high SAT scores are used by teachers, parents, and school administrators as a “badge of honor”....
Over the years I have done an about-face when it concerns archaeologists and their expertise. I have found at least 2 subjects that they have no knowledge of or how they work; yet they feel qualified to wax eloquently on each. {I will qualify this article with disclaimer that this article is not talking about...
Our Kids Deserve Better At the risk of getting a blast from Conservative supporters in Ontario, our kids deserve better than what Ontario’s government is trying to give them. Heck, our people deserve better than what the Ford government is proposing. For the uninitiated, the Ontario government has either proposed or pushed through widespread cuts...
is wrong with our system of education today? Why is it that high school students are pushed into going to college? It may be a great idea for those who want to be doctors and lawyers. I definitively do not want someone doing open heart surgery on me who does not have any experience. However, I know what...
For years I have wondered why music could give us emotions. It’s like a language. When I hear music quite often it seems to me like the instruments are talking to each other in a language we can’t understand in the way we understand words, but it talks to us in emotions. It can make...
“Learn a new language, It will make your life more interesting.” I have tried studying and learning multiple languages in the past; but, sadly, I failed. Looking back, I realized that I didn’t have much motivation then. I just happened to see a book, movie or a dictionary showing another interesting language, and viola! I...
The Diagnostic Process The overarching goal is essentially to find out what is wrong Take a patient-centred, thorough history. Formulate differential diagnoses, problems not to be missed, red flags, yellow flags based on the history findings. Construct a directed neuro-musculo-skeletal examination. Perform a directed neuro-musculo-skeletal examination. Formulate an evidence-based working diagnosis. In partnership with the...
What the Paper Found The title of the scientific paper analyzed in this report is “The rock-paper-scissors game and the evolution of alternative male strategies” by Sinervo and Lively. Sinervo and Lively studied side-blotched lizards and looked at their throat-color polymorphism. The polymorphism is visible when the males mature and can be used for territory...
Not Just A One-Sided Degree Business school is also known by many names. There’s biz school, b-school, school of business, school of business administration or school management. With all those names there some much that your could do with a business degree. A business degree itself is not just a one way street. The opportunities...
Is war driven by something that is specific to humans? I was asked a similar question in one of my school discussions. After doing some reading I realized I already knew my answer to this question. Although my answer is not a popular one I would like to share it and get your ideas. I...
Abstract The Catholic Church in Kenya is vibrant. The presence of two emeriti Cardinals and a serving one in Nairobi plus its array of human capital in terms of priests, religious and laity, as well as rich cultural dynamics, tells the story more. Despite this seeming flamboyance, the Church in the East African country has not reached its...
When one thinks of history, thoughts of places like Philadelphia, Boston, London, or Rome come to mind. Each of these areas have full of history that could take you years to fully explore. Yet sadly, history that is right in your own backyard gets ignored. Your local history can be very colorful and part of...
The beginning India and China have been neighbors.for close to four Thousand Years. For long periods Tibet was a buffer state between India and China. Despite being physically so close the interaction between the Indian people and Chinese people was minimal. One reason for this was the presence of the Himalayan mountain chain, the highest...
Introduction Few other events in history evoke such a powerful reaction as the crusades. The history of these ‘holy wars’ has a different meaning to the various people whose history and culture was shaped by them. Jean Flori, one of the most well-known French historians of the crusades, stated that the “first crusade is without...
Brother – full song I don’t have to tell him about my pain Which is grey and dark just like rain. He can recognize it in my eyes Like l already told him about it twice. He would listen to me for hours For me he would burn towers. Only knowing that he is here...
First and foremost I highly respect the profession of teaching the leaders of tomorrow and the content of this article is not meant to be an attack on the teaching profession. The importance of the value and reference to educational curriculum at all levels of our education system cannot be underestimated. It is hoped the...
What is the principle of alternative possibilities? The Principle of Alternative Possibilities relies on the idea that a person is morally responsible for what he does only if he could have done otherwise; the ability to have done otherwise is necessary (thought not sufficient) for placing blame. Questions arise as a result of this generally...
Colleges need to mandate financial education classes now. By not doing so, institutions of higher learning are doing students a huge disservice. It seems, they prefer to send their students into the world without basic tools for success. Let’s solve the student debt crisis. Let’s make financial literacy as important as any other literacy. Something...
Missing No More After signing up on Hubpages seven years ago, I promptly went missing from this place. Then I forgot about it. To my recollection, I don’t think I published a single article here, then. The reasons for that escaped me, somehow. Then again, I signed up at a lot (three or four, a...
Humans, humans, what have you done? What is your concept of ownership? You think you own the sky, the land, the sea, everywhere I observe you are there? Every creature on this planet is being affected on this planet by your activities!! You think the planet and everything on it belongs to you! Ownership is...
Introduction to Droid 4 For Dummies Droid 4 For Dummies was written by Dan Gookin. Dan Gookin has written more than 100 technical books and many Dummies titles. He covers the basic and advanced features of the Droid 4 in this book, adding his unique sense of humor sprinkled in among the graphics and instruction...
Writing a Composition My debut article begins with how to write a composition. In layman’s term, a composition is any body of artistic work and therefore could mean different things for different people under different situations. Different types of writing, for example, operate on its own set of rules. When you are given a writing...
Most of my life was spent in Alvin Texas, a small town sandwiched between Pearland, League City, and Angleton. Nothing ever happens here, and everything is five minutes away from all angles of the town. The biggest thing in the town is a Wal-Mart. My mom and step-dad, have found their place here. So has...
Introduction Books are considered as one of the best friends a person can have. There are so many self-improvement books out there. I personally have many books in my library. Some books give me new ideas, other books give me inspiration and motivation. I am a book lover and I remember in 2003 I read my...
I was out here, alone. Again. Like others, I feel the sea calling out to me. But in a different way, the sea calls to me our similarities. The sea has always been my friend. I have always been a quiet person—serious, you can say. Despite this, I was surrounded by crowd of friends—a five...
The beautiful Nevada countryside Desire -38th Good Word of the “Good Words” Project Desire is the 38th Good Word in Jo Goldsmith’s Good Words Project, words she gives us a new word weekly to help us realize that if we live by these words and practice them, we will become better people and better writers. This...
Introduction Conjunctions are also known as joining words. We use conjunctions to join two words, two clauses or two phrases in a sentence. Conjunctions are also used to join two sentences together. By using conjunctions, specific meaning is conveyed through the combined expression. Read the given examples. Ila and Tina go to the same school. Give me...
When a series comes to an end, you hope that everything wraps up to a positive conclusion and T.C. LoTempio leaves this series on a high note. It’s the week before Halloween and Nora Charles has picked up a fast catering job for a gala at the Cruz Museum, where the grimoire of Morgan le...
The first thing Walt notices when the lights come back on is all of the dust flying around in the air. There is so much of it floating around in front of the spotlights giving them a blurry look. He wipes his face with his left hand as he looks over at Marcus sitting there...
Boxing Clever Angela tottered across the warehouse floor in high heels, the heady scent of her designer perfume lingering in the dusty atmosphere. Dressed immaculately, she looked distinctly out of place in her new surroundings. With her aquiline noise poised high in the air, she deliberately failed to acknowledge the greetings of any of the...
This exercise is unedited – typos have been fixed when possible so as not to distract the reader, but the content is left as it was written. I typically do timed writing exercises in a notebook with a pen and paper, but want to show the flow of writing automatically using a computer. This exercise is timed...
The small town of Carrara (current population approximately 64,000) nestles in the foothills of the Alpi Apuane mountains in the north-west of Tuscany, north-west Italy. I had the great pleasure of staying there, in the centrally located Hotel Dora, for six days in July 2017, and the beauty, grace and elegance of the town will...
In this article I have chosen to review The Lusty Argonian Maid, a controversial book by Crassius Curio. It’s controversial in the sense that it contains a large amount of innuendo, and is banned for indecent content in the Summerset Isles. Now those of you that know me understand that I am always on the lookout...
A smile A kid smiles whole heartedly when he was a child he doesn’t know how the world is when he was smile… The child of a kid is as pure as God, When the child grows he smiles when he gets any presents or gifts The smile is due to the gift When he...
I begin by saying Most of what you will read here is available somewhere or another on the Internet. Most, but not all; some is just my imagination running amok once more. Some of the hypothesis, the accusations, and the supposed “expert” analysis are out there though. Others have thought them, have studied and/or proven...
Greetings! One of my big qualms with writers and storytellers today is the blatant lack of understanding in romance. Actually, I see this being a full blown crisis. We are selfish creatures with terrible needs for relationships leading to domestic violence, broken homes, and tattered hearts. I think writing has one of the better chances to...
My arm twisted to the brink of pain I did not think existed. “Please Don’t harm me, I did not mean to alarm you, I guarantee!” “whisper in my ear, that it’s me you hold dear!” I beg you don’t hurt me anymore, I don’t wanna end up bloody on the floor again” “DO WHAT...
One of My Aunts… What can I say? I believe it was from this particular aunt that I somehow inherited in a sideways manner my sense of humor and fun. I’ve mentioned her before, in my hub on genealogy and determining cousinships and quasi-cousins. This particular incident I know of only second hand, but I...
His name is Mike. He is bordering thirty, or at least pretends to. He seems older than that. He looks like the type of guy that follows Andrew Kibe’s advice closely, noting just how exactly women should be treated. He uses words like you guy, my guy in his sentences; he has a baby momma who...
I have been meditating since the age of 16; I’m now 56. That’s forty years, so quite some time. I have also been a life-long artist and writer, and I have noticed some definite parallels between these disciplines. When engaged in art I have always found that my mind tends to become very one-pointed and...
The argument never ends Is he, she, it real? Is he, she, it not real? I have heard raging arguments from both sides concerning the validity of Sasquatch a/k/a Bigfoot, the muscular, tall creature covered in hair who’s scream in any section of dark woods can petrify even Sylvester Stallone. That, folks, is strong and...
The threat of attack by greater numbers means Braendings Slange must be steered into the shallows between the isles off Estland Braendings Slange cuts like a blade through the eastern sea to gain shelter of islands when the Jomsvikings are seen ‘What did Gauti have to say for himself last night, Hunding?’ ‘Oh’, Hunding answered...
From an early age, most of us are taught to be quiet while others are talking. This way, one person will not talk over the other and dismiss what they have to say. Not only is it a rule of respect for others, but also an effective way for everyone to share their ideas. In...
Fastest and easiest way to learn a new language in just 7 simple steps! Set goals: The first and the main step for learning a new language is to set the language learning goals. In this way you can measure your progress that whether you have achieved your goal or not. Set short term goals:Long...
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