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Often, when people think about charities, they think about fundraisers for charities. Many charities hold events throughout the year to collect money for organizations of their choice. It is always possible to think outside of the box when it comes to collecting money for a charitable organization. Donations are another good way to provide help to organizations that aid worthy causes. Collecting boats for charity, like boat angel,is a unique idea that can be pulled off with a little work setting up. Find a Worthy Cause The first thing...

Now more than ever before, a wide variety of financial resources are available to the general public, providing the basic information necessary to begin an investment portfolio. Many individuals that have become successful investors claim to be self-taught, learning how to be their own investment manager through tutorials available on the internet and by reading textbooks and manuals available at their local libraries. To many of us, this success sounds too good to be true, but more seasoned economic experts are not surprised by this...

The great values of a proficient PR campaign should focus on constructive news stories meant to help companies gain the trust of their customers. Delivering value at an affordable price is becoming tougher with every day that goes by. As far as food PR agencies are concerned, we cannot help buy admit that it’s extremely challenging to make people believe what you’re selling is healthier than your competitors’ products. Because of the recent downturn of the media industry, now it’s trickier than ever to create an impeccable image...

In 2012, U.S. e-commerce sales amounted to 289 billion U.S. dollars, up from 256 billion in 2011. Smartphone shopping, and a 2012 e-commerce market forecast projects online retail revenue in the United States to reach 361.9 billion U.S. dollars in 2016. Smartphone shopping makes shopping even easier. In fact, 79% of smartphone owners are “smartphone shoppers.” While online shopping offers convenience and ease for consumers- where potential victims go, hackers go. Follow these simple tips for a hassle free shopping experience: 1....

Web hosting in the cloud or Cloud hosting is the future of web hosting. The cloud is made up of several linked servers into a single platform. Because there are a lot of servers working together instead of one, load balancing, increases capacity, and minimizes the probability of failure. Unlike shared web hosting servers, where the data is stored on a single server, web hosting in the cloud is based on a network of servers, this way if one server fails, or if the hard disk of a server is down, the site is not affected, because their...

Did you know that saving money is as easy as installing applications on your phone? New apps help you save money on the go and stay more conscious of your spending and saving activity. Take a look at some of the most popular mobile apps for cost-cutting that will help you stay on budget! Shopkick Shopkick gives you rewards points for buying particular items or simply for walking into stores like American Eagle and Macy’s. Cash those rewards points in for gift cards you can use towards purchases. This application is as simple as turning...

With smartphones and social media, everyone is an amateur photographer. But for those that want to stand out among the photo-taking throngs, ditch the desktop and consider these advanced editing apps to get creative, share an experience, and get some recognition for your stellar skills at your fingertips spot. 1. Adobe Photoshop Touch-For Photoshop Loyalists and Pros Photo Credit: Flickr/See-ming Lee Adobe Photoshop Touch takes the professionally minded Adobe Photoshop desktop system and translates it to the small touch-screen of phones...

It goes without saying: maintaining a good credit rating is essential to obtaining mortgages or loans in the future. Most people understand what can affect their credit rating: missed payments, bankruptcy, and so on. However, there are a number of unexpected factors that can affect your credit score that; hitherto, you may have been unaware of. Closing a credit card account Closing a credit card account can have a major effect on your credit score. While you might think that it’s a good idea to get rid of accounts that you no longer...

With more companies embracing a lean startup approach to increase employee productivity and creativity while decreasing discontent and complicacy, you may notice some changes at the office. You’re probably seeing new polices that allow employees to use their own devices for business and work remotely more often. For most employees these changes are great news! However, as a member of the IT team, the introduction of every new policy seems like another nail in the coffin of the company’s network security. Regardless of whether you’re...

Money Management is a MUST during this trying/difficult economic times and every individual or business enterprise should always go for cost effective measures to manage cash position. A business owner or individual should spend their money on interest bearing things or items and should identify NEEDS and WANTS.  Spending beyond our earning or sales capacity and uptick in prices of goods, raw materials & gasoline could cause business bankruptcy or emotional stress. On a personal point of view, everyone should understand their buying...