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5 Ways to Work on Advancing Your Career

If you feel like you have been stuck in a rut at work, you might think that it is time to search for another job and start again. However, instead of returning to a blank slate and working your way up the ladder, it might be time to pay attention to your career objectives and work out whether or not you are doing the best you could be, to help you advance your prospects.

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3 Simple Tips for Shopping Online This Holiday

Will you be shopping with cash or credit this holiday? The coronavirus pandemic will likely sway your decision, according to a new survey by Accenture.

The 14th annual Holiday Shopping Survey polled 1,500 U.S. consumers about their holiday shopping plans, and a whopping 61 percent reported they want to reduce in-store shopping to limit the health risks to retail workers.

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Suspension Kit vs. Lift Kit – What’s the Difference & Which One Do You Need?

If you are shopping for new suspension for your truck, you may see that you can choose between suspension kits and lift kits. In some cases, you may also see suspension lift kits. This can create a lot of confusion if you aren’t familiar with all the terms. Fortunately, it is a lot simpler than it may appear at first. This is how you can choose between the options.

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Your Downsizing Checklist for Living Your Golden Years Worry-Free

If you’re entering into the golden years and considering downsizing, you’re not alone. According to research from Bankrate, a projected 10 million retirees will downsize over the next decade

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Amora Coffee Review

Today was one of those mornings that my coffee needed coffee!  I definitely wanted to trade my mindless grab-and-go for something more magical.  A few weeks ago I received a package from the coffee delivery service, Amora Coffee.

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Reuniting with Birth Family: How to Search for your Biological Relatives

We sometimes lose people, and not always because of fights, acrimonious relationships, or bitter feuds. While most families have patches of history they’d rather tiptoe around, there are many other instances where family members simply lose touch.

Tracking absent branches of your family tree can be a challenge in more ways than the obvious challenge of picking your way along a cold trail. Tread carefully around sensitive family secrets such as adoption situations or other taboo subjects, and do consider that perhaps cousin Hilda dropped out of sight for a reason.

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What To Do If You Are Stranded And Need Towing

Specific fears that drivers share are potential breakdowns or involvement in an accident. Some of those feelings have a basis in the notion of abandonment in unfamiliar territory where there may be little traffic to offer help. Paying close attention to maintenance requirements associated with the car, not to mention being safe and conscientious behind the wheel, can help minimize these situations.

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Fixing a KitchenAid Speed Control Knob with Sugru

All y’all!  I know you are busy, busy doing ALL the homemaking things right now.  Busting out the sewing machine and mixers, making masks and baking bread.  Yep, me too.  And if you have a KitchenAid Stand Mixer like me, you may also be missing your speed control knob because it broke (insert sad face here!).  

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Customized Wedding Invitations

Sending invitations with photos is now easier than ever before, even for those anxious to plan a wedding party. Some are set in the customary style of light pink, light blue, or even lavender with a white background. Designs are formalized to represent the classic wedding cake with all of its trimmings, the curves and the flowers that resemble the newlywed’s latest journey into divine matrimony. The website gives new couples the option to design their own invitations in a way that is DIY-friendly.

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Does Internship Count as Professional Experience?

Internship certainly counts toward professional experience. You’ve spent months in a real-world work environment, learned practical skills, contributed to the delivery of work goals and possibly been paid for it. In fact, over the years, the structure of internships has evolved greatly leading to a blurring of the lines separating an intern from a full-time employee. This has sometimes stirred controversy given that interns are compensated far less (if at all) than full-time employees.

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