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Pros and Cons of Awning Windows

By lenardjohnson, published on Oct 8, 2018

Unlike casement windows that pivot on side-mounted hinges, awning windows pivot on hinges mounted on the top. This means they open from the bottom up, rather than from the side. Albeit providing a more modern look, as well as adding more curb appeal, awning windows can have their drawbacks. Are awning windows right for your home?

How Much Does an Awning Window Cost?

So, how much will awning windows cost you? That depends on the material, size, and manufacturer. Because of these factors, a high-quality awning window may cost you anywhere from a few hundred dollars to... (more)

Tags: real estate, home, windows

3 Reasons To Buy A Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle

By lenardjohnson, published on Aug 30, 2018

Cars lose a significant amount of their value as soon as they are driven off the lot, which means that if you are careful you can find a nearly-new model from 2016 or 2017 that is being sold at a deep discount from the sticker price simply because it already has a few thousand kilometers on it. What people may not know, however, is that buying a used car doesn’t need to mean foregoing some of the significant benefits that come with buying new. With Certified Pre-Owned vehicles, shoppers can get the best of both worlds.

So, what is a Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle?... (more)

Tags: cars, vehicle, mazda

The Wild World Of Sporting Event Security

By lenardjohnson, published on Aug 30, 2018

And you would not be wrong for thinking so. Baseball diamonds, soccer pitches, hockey rinks, and football stadiums are built big these days; they regularly seat crowds of 20,000—50,000 people. Michigan Stadium, located in Ann Arbor, has a seating capacity of over 100,000! That’s a lot of people to keep from behaving badly.

Yet even when these spaces are packed to the rafters, you can usually only spot one security guard for every 50—100 people, and rarely more than two or three at a time. So how does such a small security corps manage to keep the population of a... (more)

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Exempt And Non-Exempt Assets In A Bankruptcy

By lenardjohnson, published on Aug 27, 2018

The bills are piling up, you’re facing penalty charges, late fees, and high interest rates, and you’re not sure how much longer you can keep juggling all your payments. It may be a sign that you’re insolvent, meaning you don’t have the income or assets to pay back your unsecured debts. That opens up options such as bankruptcy or a consumer proposal.

The big thing that frightens people away from bankruptcy is the belief that they could lose everything they have. In fact, there are a number of assets that are protected.

These are some of the assets that... (more)

Tags: finance, bankruptcy

What Are "Dadchelor Parties", And How Do You Throw One?

By lenardjohnson, published on Aug 27, 2018

But, on the other hand, he also knows how to have a good time, and will take pretty much any excuse to have a get-together with his buds. From these two seemingly opposing characteristics, the “Dadchelor Party” was born. What exactly is a Dadchelor Party, though, and how do you go about planning one? Read ahead to find out.

What Is A Dadchelor Party?

Sometimes called a Man Shower (which carries its own, unintentional double entendre) the Dadchelor party is, in essence, the male equivalent of a baby show, with a little bit of bachelor party vibes thrown... (more)

Tags: event, party, axe

4 Questions That Dental Patients Ask About Dental Financing

By lenardjohnson, published on Aug 25, 2018

Unfortunately, the cost is more than you can afford right now. Instead of trying to save the money and come back in as few months, consider the alternative of a dental loan. While you have questions, a reputable provider is happy to provide the answers. Here are some examples of the more common questions patients ask.

Is It Hard to be Approved?

A dental loan obtained from a reputable lender typically involves qualifications that are a little different from the ones associated with a standard bank loan. Someone who would be turned down for a conventional... (more)

Tags: health, finance, dental, dentist

How Freight Factoring Fits Your Trucking Company

By lenardjohnson, published on Aug 23, 2018

If you’re the owner of a trucking or transportation company in the US, you understand how integral it is to find the right financing. It’s unwise to think that all financing is the same or that ‘money is money’ because choosing the wrong type of financing can be detrimental for trucking businesses of any size.

In recent years, freight factoring has become more and more popular as a funding option for trucking companies. Below you’ll find a number of benefits unique to financing freight bills — which will hopefully help you figure out if this type of financing is a viable... (more)

Tags: company, trucking

What You Need To Know About Storing Gold And Silver

By lenardjohnson, published on Aug 23, 2018

Unlike other investments, silver and gold are the real thing. They’re physical objects, not just paper. That’s part of their appeal, but it also means you need a storage plan.

Storing Gold & Silver at Home

Home storage is the preferred method of thousands of gold buyers out there. It goes hand in hand with the appeal of buying real gold bars and coins. It’s “real money,” a physical commodity that you can hold in your hand that has durable value. Gold is one of the few physical assets that maintains its value over millennia and investors put their faith... (more)

Tags: investing, silver, gold

Why Ford Cars Are Some Of The Most Durable On The Road

By lenardjohnson, published on Aug 22, 2018

For some, power is everything; others prize agility. Some measure a vehicle’s worth in horsepower, while others still argue that the most important thing about a car is overall performance. But everyone agrees that one of the crowning virtues a vehicle can possess is durability.

We live a significant portion of our lives in our cars, and rely on them to carry us safely to our destination regardless of weather, road conditions, and distance. Because a car is, after a home, the biggest purchases most North Americans will make, finding a car that can go the distance year-in and... (more)

Tags: cars, road, ford

The One Renovation That Will Put Money Back In Your Pocket

By lenardjohnson, published on Aug 10, 2018

If you want to fix up your house and make a solid financial investment, you should replace your windows and entrance doors with energy-efficient versions.

When you upgrade your windows and doors youare guaranteed to conserve energy on cooling or heating the property, shrinking your hydro bills the moment after they are installed. The improvements will stop your air conditioning or heating from seeping through gaps around frames, and they will guard against unwanted drafts trying to force their way inside.

The upgrades make the home’s building envelope tighter... (more)

Tags: money, house, renovation

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