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Every adult—whether they are wealthy or not—should have a valid will. Yet, over half of all Americans die without one. In fact, national estimates project that 70% of American adults currently don't have a will. The truth is creating a will is a lot easier and cheaper than you think. more...

- - Last Wills

With retail sales predicted to be somewhat slower this holiday season, here are some top tips to help your business not only survive but thrive in November and December. more...

- - Promoting Your Business

Did you know Americans generate 25% more waste during the holiday season? Do your part to reduce waste and conserve energy with our simple tips for staying green this holiday season. more...

- - Seasonal Tips

Do you daydream about being your own boss? If you are searching for that perfect idea to begin then look no further. Here's a list of the coolest businesses to launch before 2008. more...

- - Starting Your Business

91% of Americans believe it's important to be prepared for emergencies. However, only 55% of households report taking any steps at all to prepare. Are you and your family prepared? more...

- - Prevention & Safety

There is a saying "tall fences make good neighbors." For many people this could be true. However, there are some neighbors who do not respect tall fences or any other border. There are a few sayings for that type of neighbor as well. So what can you do to prevent or stop encroachment? Read more on neighborhood border disputes. more...

- - Home & Leisure

You've scoured the catalogs or gone through an international agency and found your foreign soulmate. A few phone calls, letters, maybe a visit, and she said yes to your marriage proposal. Now what? For your fiancée to come to the States, she must obtain a K-1 visa. The following will help you better understand just what to expect. more...

- - Immigration

People are having their photos snapped without their knowledge or permission. The problem: many of the photos are strategically aimed "up the skirt" or "down the shirt." The Video Voyeurism Prevention Act was just passed in Congress to prevent these invasions of privacy. What does this mean? It means you have some rights. more...

- - Privacy

Take a minute while you're at a red light or stop sign and look at your fellow drivers. E-mailing, texting, eating and drinking, touching up makeup, and even reading the paper are not uncommon. But, studies have shown that this multitasking generation is more dangerous on the road than drivers who are legally drunk. So, what exactly are states doing to slow down multitaskers who use their cars as an office, bedroom or bathroom? more...

- - Prevention & Safety

We have all heard the nightmare story: an unsuspecting homeowner pays thousands to a contractor only to be left with an unfinished kitchen. The homeowner then spends the next couple of months trying to recover financially. So, what can you do to protect yourself when you want to make home improvements? Here are a few of our tips to finding a contractor you can trust. more...

- - Prevention & Safety