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One of the biggest challenges of working for yourself is resisting distractions. It is very easy to become distracted, and then the work doesn’t get done, Every minute spent on distractions is a minute away from what’s really important: producing excellent work, meeting deadlines, acquiring new clients, improving your cash flow, and just generally running your business. In isolation, each of these five tips can help move the needle. Together, they could just turn you into a production machine.

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Unfortunately, countless drivers are injured (in some cases fatally) on a daily basis on the nation’s local roads and highways. As a result, healthcare costs and auto insurance and life insurance rates go up, though they obviously pale in comparison to the injuries and ultimately human losses suffered. That said there are ways to make vehicles safer for all involved.

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The overall costs associated with an air conditioning installation can come as a little surprise to many, however, deciding to replace your old unit is a smart move, as older air conditioner models run a much higher risk of needing repairs, which are often costly and a lot more frequent. They are also culprits for running that electricity bill a lot higher than newer air conditioner models on the market today. Here we’ll discuss key factors to consider before contacting your nearest air conditioning installation specialist. Correct Sizing With regards to size and capacity, a lot of homeowners don’t have…

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Since 2007, smartphones have become an essential part of work, leisure, and just about every aspect of daily life, and it’s hard to remember life without them. Besides putting mobile computing in consumers’ pockets, it’s also made many people, especially of a younger generation, so used to touch screens that it’s their first instinct to push a display button. The introduction of tablets in 2010 have only further solidified consumer habits – but military and aerospace industries have been slow to adopt touch screens in their technology. Part of the reason for the delayed uptake has been the demanding environment…

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There’s a lot to think about when planning for a big trip: flight schedules, hotel itineraries, packing the right clothes and so on. But long before you decide where to go, there’s an important step even the most diligent travelers should never overlook: picking out the best credit card for travel.

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It’s called “crowdfunding.” It refers to creating a campaign online to raise money. It reverses the usual way to raise money. Instead of soliciting big donations from a few select investors, it appeals to average people, your friends and contacts, for whatever amounts they can contribute. Why raise money through crowdfunding? It began as a way to raise money for businesses, a way a startup might use an online app to raise money for equipment, legal costs, furniture, or other capital assets or expenditures. You create a funding campaign and distribute it to your social network friends, urging them to…

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You may or may not have heard of a furniture protection plan before. If you haven’t, you’ll be pleased to find out that they are quite common and in fact, many furniture retail stores offer such a plan to those purchasing a brand new piece of furniture from their store. An example would be the furniture protection plans offered by Guardian Protection Products at select furniture retail stores. But what exactly is a furniture protection plan? Is it like health or car insurance? Should you add one to your total purchase at checkout? Will you really use it? Let’s get…

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For nearly a decade, the real estate market has been in a huge slump and many people have decided to wait it out and not sell their home. That said, many of these people are developing plans to add-on, so that when the market does come back, they will be able to sell quickly and for profit. There are a great many additions that you can install in your home if you want to increase its value and overall salability – if you plan to move some day. However, there are some projects that might seem like great ideas, until…