Taking a few simple steps now can help you protect yourself and your family from the effects of thunderstorms, lightning, tornadoes, floods and similar extreme weather events, say the experts at the Us centers for disease control and prevention. They advise you to have on hand a battery-operated flashlight, a battery-operated weather radio and extra batteries for both.  They also suggest you keep list of important personal information, including telephone numbers of […]

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Format: Most job seekers use the chronological resume, which displays job history starting with the most recent position. This makes sense when applying for upward promotion in the same field. If you are making a career change, however, consider a combination resume. Start with your achievements and skills and then mention your employment history and education so there isn’t an obvious disconnect for a potential employer. Intention: Abandon the notion that a […]

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Guidelines for making budget savvy choices when stocking your kitchen We all know we should be eating better. But we also know that buying healthier foods, such as artichokes in January, asparagus in September, or whole-grain organic bread at any time of the year, does not always make for a healthy budget. But cutting costs at the grocery store doesn’t mean you have to subsist on ramen noodles and canned corn. There […]

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December is a month filled with best intentions. Most of us start the holiday stretch filled with bright hope and song, longing to spend time together with family and friends and sprinkle good cheer throughout the land. But longer lines at the local grocery store, endless gifts to buy, and fewer hours of daylight take their toll, and so many of us finish the season desperately longing for a beach-side […]

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