Archives for January 2012

Proper Attire

Being properly attired has its useful benefits. For one, you will be in place instead of out of place. Even if you want to be the focus of attention, being out of place by wearing a rugged attire in a wedding event will only make people look down on you. Instead, you have to be in an attire that is fit for wedding. If you want to stand out without stealing what should be the couple’s, you can choose a cloth material that is expensive or have a unique color.

Being comfortable is also another benefit of being properly attired. You should not wear a wedding attire when you should be wearing an equestrian riding apparel, should you?

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Secured Lending Company for Your Long Term Investment

Long-term investments seem smart from any angle: pay now and watch your business reap the benefits for years to come. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to rack up enough cash to pay for that initial investment—even if it’s crucial for your business’ future.

You may be looking for a financial jump-start to get the investment ball rolling. Or you may be looking for a way to get started in business in the first place. Whatever reason you have in taking a long-term investment plunge, you need to start looking for a secured lending company for your long-term investment. But who should you choose? How do you know you’re choosing a lending company you can trust?

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If you’re contemplating the possibility of payday installment loans, it’s important not to jump into a loan with the first loan company you can find. Though there are plenty of secured, legitimate lenders out there, the Internet still hosts some untrustworthy and illegal lenders. Here are some questions to ask before you choose a lender:

1. Does the lender’s website look professional?
If you see plenty of huge “GET CASH QUICK” or “INSTANTLY APPROVED” phrases in all capitals, the lender probably isn’t a good bet. If the company can’t spend the money or the time on a professional website, they’re not worth your time or money, either.

2. Does the lender require proof of income or other financial qualifications?
You should be suspicious of companies who claim that everyone will be approved. Instead, look for sites that require proof of income and a checking account in good standing before they approve an application.

3. Are loan requirements and repayment rules clearly listed on the website?
A secure lender will clearly outline their rules and requirements for payday installment loans– they’re not trying to hide anything from borrowers.

4. Can you repay your loan in full at any time?
Loan installments are provided for borrower convenience, but you shouldn’t be restricted to the installment plan or prohibited from paying your loan off in full at any time.

5. Does the lender reward previous borrowers?
Lenders who give preference to borrowers who’ve successfully repaid payday installment loans in the past are the lenders who genuinely want to reward repayments.

What Big Investments Are On Your Horizon?

Got any big long-term investments in mind for your business? We want to hear about them! Share your business investment plans in the comments.

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Reminiscing Grandma’s Garden

Every morning, I cannot help to gaze on my organic plants. I love watching their fresh soft leaves savor each drop of mildew. There are times that I think they are smiling while greeting me good morning so I greet them back with a wide grin. I remember what my late grandmother used to say “talking to plants can help them grow faster and will keep them healthier”. How would I forget those memories? Grandma used to own a big garden with hexagonal gazebo. That is where we spent most our mornings and afternoons. She sometimes tag me along when looking for gazebo kits and new plants and even asked for my opinion as to which I think would make her garden more beautiful.

Obviously, I got my love for plants from grandma. I am grateful as well that she passed on to me her green thumb. I just sprinkle any plant’s seeds and I am able to get them grow well. I’ve learned that I don’t need a big garden to grow healthy plants. All I need are four basic elements…soil, water, light and good environment (humidity and temperature).

my organic jute plant

Though I do not own a big garden with gazebo like that of grandma’s, my organic plants on pots are as healthy as her plants. Maintaining my organic plants and watch them grow everyday is very rewarding. Now I know exactly how grandma used to feel. Wherever she is now, I am sure she is very proud of me.

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Because He Loves Me

Six out of ten men hate household chores. I am thankful that my husband is not one of those six. He takes half of my workload most of the time. He washes the dishes, helps me with the laundry, scrub the tiles and doesn’t mind cleaning the toilet. But if there is one thing that he hates so much, it is plumbing job When I asked him to replace our sinks with stainless steel undermount sinks, he said he cannot do it without even trying first. I cannot blame him though because plumbing jobs are not easy. They require skills and patience (my husband doesn’t have much of it). I did not criticize him because I understand that it is not his line of work.

My husband may now know everything but still I am lucky for having him. I never have to ask him to help me with the chores. He just knows when I need his help. When I asked him how he does that, he just said he knows my every need because he loves me.

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Special Discounts from Walgreens

This post brought to you by Walgreens. All opinions are 100% mine.

My husband and I are making decent wage each month but seems like our money just passes by our pockets. I always find it hard to stretch the household budget because of the soaring prices of basic commodities, oil price hike, etc., so I searched for ways as to how I can save a little until a friend gave me coupons and discount cards. I was surprised of how much I have saved on the first month of using special discount. Because of that I became an avid discount and coupon lover. Why pay the full price if you can get discounts?

Couponing and special discounts are time-tested strategy to save money on purchases and if there is one store that offers variety of ways to save your hard-earned money, it is Walgreens. They have this special discount on annual membership at Walgreens Prescription Savings Club. For just $10 a year, a family membership covers everyone in your immediate family, including a spouse, dependents 22 and younger and pets. Individuals may join for $5.

Join and receive special discount prices on more than 8,000 brand-name and all generic medications. You can also get discounts on flu shots, pet prescriptions, nebulizers and diabetic supplies plus bonuses when you purchase Walgreens brand products and photofinishing services.

To keep updated on Walgreens’ discount and bonuses, like Walgreens on Facebook and followWalgreens on Twitter @ Walgreens.

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