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12
Nov

Looking for Easy Money?

You may be able to find easy money “laying” around your house—in the form of potential energy savings. Consider the facts: Americans spend nearly 10,000 times more per gallon for bottled water than for tap water. Your refrigerator? It consumes about 17% of your home energy bill. Opening your refrigerator door alone costs you about $30-$60 a year in electricity.

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12
Nov

Revving Up Your Metabolism

Diets. Diets. Diets. Why do you have to diet when all you want to do is lose a little weight? Isn’t there another way to lose weight? While you can’t buy a magic weight-loss pill, you can make a few lifestyle and dietary changes that may heat up your metabolism. Here are 8 tips for supercharging your metabolism: Build brawn.

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12
Nov

How to Putt Downhill

Your ball has landed on a fast green and the hole is downhill. Too much punch in your putt and your ball is heading to the other side—of the green. How do you retrain your more forceful tendencies to do a more tender putt? The short, downhill putt on a slick green requires a very delicate touch. Practicing distance control

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12
Nov

100% Depreciation Deduction Benefit for Business Taxpayers

If you’re a business owner, you can reap the benefits this year of changes in the tax code enacted in December 2017. You can write off most of your depreciable business assets in the year the assets were used. Here is what you need to know about the new deductions: Business assets with 20-year recovery periods or less may be

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12
Nov

Recipe Of The Week

Doubly Cheesy Meatball Bake Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 cups packed torn crust-less stale white bread ½ cup crumbled feta cheese ⅓ cup finely chopped fresh mint, plus more for garnish 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 pounds ground lamb or beef chuck (80% lean) 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes 1 cup lower-sodium beef or chicken broth 2 tablespoons fresh

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12
Nov

Quote Of The Week

“It’s not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for.” — Robert Kiyosaki

12
Nov

The Impact of Oil and Elections

Weekly Update – November 12, 2018   Last week, markets experienced a 4-day winning streak before dropping on Friday, November 9. Despite those losses, domestic indexes posted gains for the week.[i] The S&P 500 increased 2.13%, the Dow added 2.84%, and the NASDAQ was up 0.68%.[ii] International stocks in the MSCI EAFE had slight growth, ending the week up 0.20%.[iii]

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5
Nov

Timber! Wasting Tissue and Paper

Following the paper trail is easy in the United States. The average American uses 50 pounds of tissue per year. To reduce your use of paper (tissue in particular), look for post-consumer recycled material. Get either 100% recycled or FSC-certified tissue. (FSC stands for Forest Stewardship Council.) Go with e-billing to help reduce paper waste. Paper bills produce nearly two

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5
Nov

Wrestling with Arthritis

Degenerative arthritis (osteoarthritis) usually produces symptoms of pain and stiffness in your joints. Rheumatoid arthritis and gout are among the more than 100 types of arthritis, which is sometimes referred to as joint inflammation, joint pain, or joint disease. Arthritis often affects the joints in your wrists, knees, hips, or fingers. It can also involve your connective tissues and organs.

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5
Nov

Don’t Fret Over the Uphill Putts

The good news: You’ve landed the golf ball on the green. The bad news: The hole is about 50 feet away. And it’s uphill. The first scenario: You make a short, punchy putt, and the ball doesn’t make it even half the distance to the hole. Then it rolls back downhill about a dozen feet back toward you. The second

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