Posts Written ByFranklin Kaplan

Although Americans enjoy some of the best water quality in the world, the fact is, many contaminants exist between the water filtration plant and your home. For this reason, filtering the water before you drink it is a practical step that can help protect your family. You have many options for filtering the water that comes into your home. From the humble pitcher to whole-house systems, there’s a lot to consider. Below are several tips to help you decide which water filtration system is right for you. What’s in Your Water? Before you begin shopping for home water filtration systems,…

Every parent wants the best for their child. We each have our dreams and hopes for our kids and want to give them every opportunity to achieve their full potential as they grow and develop. Today we’ll look at a few things that you can do to ensure that your precious child gets the right start in life that puts them on the path to a healthy, productive life: Learning Starts Early With evidence supporting that an early learning environment is integral to a child’s education experience, finding a quality early learning center to set your child on the right…

Ah, the old generation divide rears its ugly head once again. The ‘Millennial vs Baby Boomer’ gap is often a source of angst and family conflict that often leaves the slightly more mature of the generations asking: ‘how do I relate to these strange beings’? Even worse, when special occasions approach, there’s the every-present crisis of what to buy your favorite, uber-entitled millennial that genuinely has everything? Whether there’s a birthday, graduation, or any other gift-giving occasion coming up, consider these emotionally empowered gifts to impress the millennial in your life: 1. Eco-Cup Eco-friendly reusable coffee cups are a necessity…

Are you in the process of redecorating? Looking to breathe fresh life into the rooms in your home? Not sure what colors, patterns or styles to decide upon? If so then we have some great tips on how you can create a natural feel to your home, by bringing nature indoors. When you opt for a natural style, you can count on creating a relaxing environment which can fit in with just about any room in the home. This is a style which is easy to accomplish and can really set the mood in whichever room in the home that…

Every homeowner wants to make some modifications from time to time but budgets are usually limited. At the same time, in so many cases there is not enough time to dedicate all throughout the weekend. Fortunately, you do not always have to spend a lot of time or invest much money for some home improvements. In fact, just with the money you would pay for some no till drill parts for your garden you could make some great improvements you will surely love. DIY Shiplap This home improvement is really great for those rooms that are way too white all…

If it has been a while now since you have enjoyed a day trip or even a vacation for that matter, why is this? For many individuals, it oftentimes comes down to money. As much as they would like to get away, their wallet or purses do not have enough funds for such adventures. As a result, they are stuck at home. If you are hoping to save money on your next getaway, doing so is easier than you might think. Start Your Search for Savings Online In hopes of keeping more of your money, start your search for saving…

There are circumstances under which pay-per click advertising will serve you better if you target specific areas rather than going with a wide campaign. If you’re selling ebooks for example, you might sometimes want to focus your efforts on a particular region—particularly if the subject matter of the book is more relevant to a certain area or community. There are a number of other advantages to taking this approach as well. Here’s a short list of reasons why you might want to geo-target your PPC campaigns. Optimize Your Spend If you’re thinking this strategically, you probably already know pay-per click…

  Photo Credit When deciding on what type of business to have, many people prefer to choose one with passive income options that allow them to work smarter, not harder. And one way to do this is with a coin-operated laundromat. That is because this type of business can be run seven days a week with or without an attendant, which increases its potential earnings significantly. Also, its services are constantly in demand since everyone always needs to wash their clothes.  There are two different coin-operated laundromat options that a person can choose from though. The first one is a…

If you were caught running a red light in California, you face hundreds of dollars in fines, possible license suspension, increased insurance rates and other possible consequences. Don’t let a simple mistake mess with your future and contact a red light ticket attorney for help fighting your case. In the meantime, here are five things that you can do to increase your chances of getting your red-light ticket dismissed. Verify Your Record If you have other traffic violations on your record from the past three years, you do not qualify for a red-light ticket dismissal. However, you should still show…