Monday, June 26, 2017
Zero Interest Rate Credit Cards: A Myth!

Zero Interest Rate Credit Cards: A Myth!

Obtaining your first credit card is an exciting achievement and an opportunity to start building your own credit. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to make large purchases (such as buying your own home) with a poor credit score. Whether or not we are able to purchase our first vehicle or home stems from our ability to manage finances responsibly. If you’ve found a zero interest rate credit card or you’ve received one in the mail it’s best to look into the terms that apply so that you do not get caught up in financial problems with credit companies later on….

Scoring Fast and Big!

Scoring Fast and Big!

One of the biggest mysteries of the financial world comes down to credit cards. Many people don’t really understand how credit cards work and/or how to improve their credit score (otherwise known as your FICO score). Even though a large majority of people use credit cards, not all of them use them responsibly. Using a credit card can be a great burden for some, but if you stay on top of your bills and pay them off responsibly then your credit card can be a great tool. However, your credit score is a different issue. Having a great credit score…

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The MIDI Sprout Allows Your Plants To Play Music

Musical instrument digital interface or MIDI is a technical standard which can allow various devices to communicate with each other to create unique and sometimes complex music arrangements. Originally used only for those who wished electronic instruments to be added to their music, the MIDI is now a standard and used in a wide variety of applications. As early as the 19th century people have used the power of plants as therapy; gardening can be a form of meditation as one picks the weeds, lays new seed and digs through the dirt. When seniors come together and start a garden…

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Using Sound Engineering To Hack Your Brain Into Happiness

Music has the ability to evoke powerful emotions in people; it can trigger either intense happiness or deep sadness. Music also has the ability to change the way our brains think, and research has proven that studying music can increase the size of your grey matter. With the relatively recent ability to study the brain using computerized tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scientists can now “watch” the way different parts of the brain reacts to various stimuli presented to the subject. A special dye is injected into a person’s bloodstream, which will allow an increase in contrast so…

The New Hoodie That Allows You To Wear Headphones Over It

The New Hoodie That Allows You To Wear Headphones Over It

You have to love the cleverness of marketing; I’ve been wearing a cool hoodie for years but when I started wearing them they were just called a zipped sweatshirt with a hood. I’m sure at this point everyone knows what a hoodie is; with teenagers wearing them everywhere it’s hard not to. But I was completely unaware of the issue that exists with those who want to listen to music while their hood is up. I think it’s mainly because I don’t like to walk around without being able to hear what is going on around me hence, I don’t…

5 Ways To Make Your Home More Green

5 Ways To Make Your Home More Green

People are starting to see that living a life of excess is not going to make life better, and in some cases can make life much worse. Living green is becoming a way of life for many people and if it could I’m sure our planet would thank us for it. Recycling plastic bags and aluminum cans is a great way to teach kids how to start living the green life, but what about the home? Ensuring that household cleaners are made with natural ingredients will cut down on airborne toxins inside the home. Changing light bulbs to more energy…

Workers Flock To Alberta In Search Of Lucrative Oil Sands Work

Workers Flock To Alberta In Search Of Lucrative Oil Sands Work

If you have never seen the Athabasca oil sand, otherwise known as the Alberta tar sands, located in Alberta, Canada, then I highly advise you check it out! Not only is it a cool sight to see, but it is also one of the largest oil reservoirs in the world! With so much oil located up there, this makes it a top priority for those pursuing work in the oil and petroleum business. Alberta, Canada is quickly becoming the number one spot to go for that line of work. So what kinds of jobs are needed in the oil sands?…

8 Of The Weirdest College Scholarships Ever Offered

8 Of The Weirdest College Scholarships Ever Offered

It’s a well known fact that college is extremely expensive and majority of students have to take out student loans in order to pay for it. This makes scholarships and grants a prized possession that many students strive for, but there is only so much money to be taken and only so many takers. This makes peculiar, unusual, and weird scholarships a decent route to go as money of them are easy to get. They may not be as big as academic or athletic scholarships, but they can add up and really make paying for college a lot easier. Here…

Medical Transcriptionists: Standing Up for Their Rights

Medical Transcriptionists: Standing Up for Their Rights

Medical transcriptionists have an integral role in the healthcare system. They translate recordings dictated by physicians and other health care professionals into written documents, reports and correspondence. How Are Medical Transcriptionists Educated? Medical transcriptionists do not have to have training after secondary schooling; there are many employers who prefer hiring transcriptionists who have had the extra training. Training occurs in various colleges, vocational schools and distance learning programs. The course work for medical transcriptionists includes proper English punctuation and grammar, medical terminology, anatomy and legal issues as they relate to documenting health care. Students may also complete training on the…

People Will always Have Brains & Hearts: Job Outlook Promising

People Will always Have Brains & Hearts: Job Outlook Promising

In order to graduate with a bachelor’s degree, potential neurologists must take special testing for admission to medical school. After a lengthy period of education, they are licensed only after taking the state or province board. It usually takes roughly 12 years to complete training and become a neurologist. After they graduate from their medical school of choice, they will complete an internship and a residency. Certification of Neurologists In order to comply with the law as it applies to physicians, potential neurologists must become board certified. Board certification shows that future neurologists have the proper skills, so that patients…

Pretty and Unlawful

Pretty and Unlawful

Estheticians have rules and regulations just as any other profession does. If you have a career in this field, you will need to have proper licensing and permits. You will need to contact your provincial and federal government agencies. Securing Proper Licensing Each local government issues its own licenses for businesses. Consult with officials in your local area to determine which local regulations affect your business. Your esthetician business will need to meet any zoning laws for your area. Some examples of regulations, permits and licenses that apply to estheticians include: Building permits Vendor permits Municipal business licenses Sales tax…

Buy Land – Not Law!

Buy Land – Not Law!

Each transaction in the field of real estate poses potential legal issues. Sellers and buyers sometimes sue real estate agents or brokers, based on common or statutory law. If a property is misrepresented to you, or an important defect is not disclosed, this means that your broker or agent has not handled his job in a lawful manner. The Housing Market Today The real estate market is stronger today than it has been recently. This gives sellers some advantages, but buyers have rights, too. Several claims are listed below. Misrepresentation – This is a more common type of lawsuit than…

Many Hands Make for a Good Pregnancy: The Main Players

Many Hands Make for a Good Pregnancy: The Main Players

Ultrasound is an integral diagnostic tool during pregnancies. It creates waves of sound that enter the body and then bounce back. The returning waves create an image. Ultrasound is a safer way of imaging than X-rays. Ultrasounds in Pregnancy Most ultrasounds are performed during pregnancies. They can help your OB-Gyn to visualize your baby in utero and study the environment, including the amniotic fluid, cervix and placenta. Ultrasounds in the first trimester confirm the viability of the fetus, and check gestational age. The gestational sac can be seen at four to five weeks after your last normal period. The heartbeat…

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Dental Hygiene and Crime: No Laughing Matter

When you apply for dental hygiene courses at many colleges, you will need to pass a criminal background check. Otherwise, you may be unable to complete the courses you need in order to earn your associate degree to become a dental assistant or dental hygienist. Criminal Background Checks Explained If you have a felony on your record, you will need to clarify the reasons why you are still eligible to be licensed for work as a dental hygienist or assistant. The information you provide must be true and accurate. If you falsify information on your forms, it may negatively affect…

The Dead Serious Side of Being a Mortician

The Dead Serious Side of Being a Mortician

Not many people understand a mortician’s job. They are not ghoulish men who thrive on death. They are men and women who carefully prepare bodies for viewing prior to burial or cremation, and assist grieving families in planning the services for their deceased loved ones. What Else Do Morticians Do? People wake morticians in the dead of night to pick up a body to be prepared. They have a great deal of paperwork that goes along with their job. They coordinate all the necessary legal documents, help in writing obituaries, organize the arrangements of flowers sent for the families and…

The Challenges Of Being Nature Friendly

The Challenges Of Being Nature Friendly

Zoologists study the world of animals and their habitats. Primarily biologists, they study animals at times in their natural habitats. Although it is an interesting and rewarding career, they may face challenges and dangers as part of their day to day work. Working with animals, especially wild ones can be very difficult. Animals can be unpredictable and react in ways which have not been anticipated by the zoologist. There have been many cases of zoologists being attacked by animals or receiving life-threatening bites or stings due to their close proximity to dangerous creatures. Zoologists often work in extreme environments and…

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Canadian Lawyers Finding Themselves In-Demand In Africa

Economic development in Africa is reaching levels not previously seen on the continent, mainly due to the many challenges presented there such as civil wars, corruption, and inefficiency. Even with the challenges of conflict and unrest the economy in Africa continues to grow every year due to the investments by other countries. The continent of Africa is extremely unique in that it welcomes with open arms lawyers from other nations, and in fact finds them an integral part of their economic growth. The legal system of the African nations have European origins, and the Canadians ability to work in Francophile…

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