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5 Tips for Shopping & Applying for Online Loans

By Sophie King | 2016-08-03
Since a lot of brick-and-mortar payday loan stores have come under fire from jurisdictions across the province of Ontario, many payday lenders have headed online. And this is quickly proving to be a more cost-effective choice for borrowers because of the increasing competition. Online payday lending companies offer customers with competitive rates, while the Internet allows you to compare     Details...


5 Ways to Become A True Windows 7 Pro

By Douglas Robinson | 2016-08-09
It has already been seven years since Microsoft released Windows 7 to the general public. The brand new operating system was praised by critics and users alike. Many had believed that it was a considerable upgrade from its predecessor, Windows Vista. To this date, Windows 7 is considered to be one of the company's best OS designs in the history of the company. Since then, Microsoft has rel     Details...


How to Choose the Right Contract Packager for Your Project

By Meg Adler | 2016-08-16
When a project or a certain task requires the help of a contract packaging service provider, you need to be sure you are making the right choice. Whether you need someone to manufacture your product for you, or someone to label your boxes, keep in mind that the company you hire will act as an extension of your own company. Here are some tips to help you choose the right contract packaging     Details...


Shredded Paper: 13 Ways to Reuse It In An Efficient Manner

By Linda Silver | 2016-08-24
  If you tend to end up with a lot of shredded paper from junk mail and other shredded documents like unneeded paper credit card statements, you don’t have to relegate it to the recycling box. There is the option to consult with a paper shredding company like Shred-it to help you dispose these documents. Alternatively, here are some handy ways to use your shredded paper around t     Details...


What Are the Different Types of Industrial Filters?

By Frank Trent | 2016-09-01
Industrial filters come in a huge range of types and models, each of which has its own specific use. Some are designed to purify water or air and some remove solids from oil. Filters are used in a multitude of industries like desalination, water, chemical filtration, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, electronics, oil and gas, air and gas, power generation, pulp and paper, coolants, and ink     Details...


6 Tips When Meeting with Gold Appraisers

By Harry Parker | 2016-09-07
Gold has had an incredible 2016. Year-to-date, the yellow metal has climbed more than 20 percent, and many financial experts contend that it still has plenty of legs for the remainder of the year. With concerns of rampant inflation and continued monetary easing taking place all over the world, gold still maintains that dependable investment aura and safe haven asset for gold bugs. The prec     Details...


5 Debt Relief Tips to Become Debt-Free This Fall

By Bernice O'Connor | 2016-09-13
A recent survey, which reminded us of pecuniary difficulties, rocked headlines across Canada. According to a new study by the Canadian Payroll Association, nearly half of Canadians are living paycheque to paycheque. Forty-eight percent of Canadians said that if they missed one paycheque that they would face a financial crisis. Another 24 percent admitted that they couldn't come up with $2,     Details...


5 Ways Your Small Business Can Avoid Non-Solicitation Clause Disasters

By Daniel Murray | 2016-09-16
Let's take a look at what a non-solicitation clause is: it's a clause in an agreement that states the employee agrees not to approach the business's clients and employees of the company and encourage them resign and seek out other job opportunities. An example of this can include a former chef at Rick's Cafe opens his own restaurant, attempts to encourage his former colleagues to work for     Details...


Hiring A Contractor to Repair Your Furnace: A How-To Guide

By Robin Devin | 2016-09-19
Furnaces can be a house’s best friend during the cold winter months. So if your furnace suddenly breaks down in the middle of a very cold day, you no doubt want to get it repaired as quickly as possible. Emergency repairs can end up costing you a lot of money if your cry for help is answered by the first heating contractor you see online or in the phone book. Here is how you can find     Details...


Enterprise Content Management Software: 6 Business Tips

By Liam Oliver | 2016-09-23
Managing a business is a complex task, and you certainly don’t need the stress of losing important papers and documents. Fortunately, an enterprise content management software can make things easier for you. An enterprise content management software will help you organize, manage and distribute the different types of content you are dealing with. Before you can benefit from such a so     Details...


10 Benefits to Becoming A Canadian Citizen

By Mark Tavern | 2016-09-27
Canadian nationality law decides who is eligible to be or become a citizen of Canada. Nationality in Canada is usually gotten by birth in Canada, birth in another country when at least one parent is a citizen of Canada, or by adoption where at least one parent is a citizen of Canada. People may also obtain citizenship after being a permanent resident for a certain period of time. You can re     Details...


10 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Vaping

By Claire Russell | 2016-09-30
Once in a while, society will experience a development that changes a generation. The Internet is one example; e-cigarettes is another. The electronic cigarette (or vaporizer) trend is growing wildly despite the controversy that has surrounded it for the last few years. Vapes have one obvious purpose: so smokers have an alternative. Vaping has gained popularity recently and there are many s     Details...


6 Ways to Recover From A Sports Injury

By Tanya Wicks | 2016-10-04
Recovering from a sports injury is possible, but it requires time: a few weeks or a few months, depending on your injury. If you have been injured while practicing a sport, it’s important to seek medical attention and to take some rest.Depending on the type and the severity of your injury, physiotherapy might be the right solution for you. Here is how you can recover from a sports inj     Details...


How To Choose A Real Estate Valuation Service

By Jasmine King | 2016-10-18
If you are interested in investing in real estate, you will probably have to meet with different professionals who will be able to give you helpful and valuable advice. You will also need to find a company that can provide you with accurate, timely and reliable valuations. Here are some tips to help you find a good real estate valuation service to guide you in the complex real estate marke     Details...


Indoor Navigation: How It Can Help Your Business

By Liam Oliver | 2016-11-10
For the most part, users take advantage of mobile navigation applications to get them to a company's front door. However, they tend to abandon any other form of navigation once they step inside the retail outlet, which is strange because this is where all of the action unfolds. Indoor navigation, otherwise known as indoor positioning systems, is a revolutionary technology that has a lot of     Details...


Finding Small Business Grants: 5 Tips to Help You Succeed

By Daniel Murray | 2016-11-18
  Getting your hands on a small business grant in Canada can be tough some times. While there some out there, most of them are for specific businesses doing specific things. There are very few no-strings-attached small business grants available. Most will match money you have raised through subsidies or contributions, which means unless you already have or can get other money, you won     Details...


Answering Services: 5 Crucial Tips for Your Business

By Anita Park | 2016-12-01
You may think that answering services are something out of the 1980s or the 1990s, but you would be wrong. Answering services, even in a modern era of personal digital assistants, voicemail and Skype, still prove to be essential tools for busy professionals, hefty corporations and penny-pinching startups.   An array of professionals involved in a wide variety of industries have taken     Details...


5 Ways to Save Money When Using Your Colour Laser Printer

By Linda Silver | 2016-12-08
It may seem like you're spending a lot of money just to use your colour laser printer. However, with the right methods, you can transform your colour laser printer into an ATM machine that spits out Canadian currency. You just need to know how to properly utilize your printer. Whether it's for personal use at home or it's for the company to use, a colour laser printer can cost you a chunk     Details...


How to Optimize Your Forms for iPad: 6 Tips

By Douglas Robinson | 2016-12-22
More and more people are using their mobile devices daily to communicate, work, shop, and entertain themselves. This means that if you want to reach your customers, you need to make sure your website is optimized for their mobile devices. If you have forms on your website, you also have to make sure it will be easy for your customers to view them and fill them on their phones and tablets.     Details...


7 Legal Tips to Ensure A Hassle Free Divorce

By Caitlin Hunt | 2016-12-29
Even if you and your spouse both agree that the time has come to go your separate ways, you might still need to hire a divorce lawyer to make sure your best interests are protected. You certainly don’t want your divorce to turn into a ruthless war, so it’s important to take some time to search for the right divorce lawyer. Here are a few tips to help you define the type of divo     Details...


Visiting Your Honda Dealership: 5 Tips to Be Smart With Your Money

By Bill Russell | 2016-12-31
After much painstaking budget calculations, discussions with your family and endless research, you have finally opted to purchase or lease a brand new or used Honda vehicle. Congratulations on the fine choice! You will be very pleased with your decision as soon as you turn on the key. Once you walk into a Honda dealership, you will be amazed by all of the new car smells, the friendly faces a     Details...


5 Tips for Maintaining a Clean Office Throughout Winter

By Linda Silver | 2017-01-04
  If you are a business in Canada then keeping your office clean, neat and sanitary can often feel like a futile task, something that can never be fully achieved for a long period of time.   As any Canadian company can attest to, the slush, the snow and the sleet can destroy a firm's attempt at cleanliness on a near daily basis. With a number of employees walking through the fr     Details...


A Guide to Saving Cord Blood: What New Dads & Moms Need to Know

By Agatha Bradley | 2017-01-07
  Medicine and science are coming up with new methods to combat, cure and treat genetic and hematopoietic disorders. For years, laboratories have been working diligently in discovering and creating treatments to ensure someone can eradicate or at least cope with some type of disorder.   One of the latest trends that seeped into the medical community has been umbilical cord bloo     Details...


5 Ways to Save Money on a Catering Event

By Karen Gold | 2017-01-09
  Whether it's for a corporate affair, a family celebration or a wedding, it can oftentimes be far more affordable and convenient to simply cater the event rather than heading out to a restaurant.   Indeed, catering is a superb alternative for an event of 10 or 100, an event filled with carnivores and vegetarians, an event that maintains a holiday theme or a personal occasion.     Details...


5 Tips on Compaction Equipment: What Not to Do

By Linda Silver | 2017-01-12
  Whether you work in construction, landscaping or any other industry that involves compacting, you will often come across a wide array of difficult tasks to complete on any given day or week.   Perhaps the most difficult task, but also the most important one, is compaction. This is extremely imperative for any construction or landscaping job because it helps establish the foun     Details...


5 Mortgage Tips for First-Time Homebuyers in 2017

By Jasmine King | 2017-01-15
  Due to the skyrocketing home valuations in the Greater Toronto Area's housing market, many first-time homebuyers are looking outside of this region to acquire a house, one that they want to live in for the next 20, 30 or 40 years. One area that is becoming popular is Windsor.   Now that a first-time homebuyer has decided to move out to Windsor to purchase their first three-be     Details...


Product Packaging: How to Choose A Designer

By Linda Silver | 2017-01-17
Investing in the right product packaging is crucial if you want consumers to notice your product and to pick it off the shelf. To be able to create the right packaging, you need to know your product, but you also need to work with a talented and creative designer who can understand your expectations.   Whether you have already worked with a designer before or this is your first time     Details...


How to Recycle Your Electronics: 6 Tips You May Not Know

By Linda Silver | 2017-01-19
You might have heard about computer recycling, but did you know it was also possible to recycle your electronics? Recycling old or broken electronics makes more sense than throwing them in the trash, but it will also require a bit more effort on your part since you can’t simply put them in a recycling bin.   Recycling is a thoughtful gesture for the environment, but it can also     Details...


How To Create A Home Office With A Steel Building

By Robin Devin | 2017-01-21
Working from home can have many advantages, but it can be a real challenge when your family members are around. Setting up a home office is a good solution if you are in need of some peace and quiet. If it’s impossible for you to turn a room of your home into an office, you might be able to build your office outside of your home.   Prefabricated steel buildings can easily be tu     Details...


Why You Should Install A CCTV System At Home

By Douglas Robinson | 2017-01-24
Technological advancements have offered several benefits ranging from making our lives more comfortable to improving our safety and security on a daily basis. Criminal activity that targets the home can range from simple theft from property to violent home invasion and even kidnapping. CCTV surveillance systems are one way to help ensure the safety of anyone at your home. Here are some reas     Details...


How To Choose Restaurant Supplies: A Guide

By Claire Russell | 2017-01-27
When you run a restaurant, you want to stock the best-quality equipment, appliances, and food processors. You want to be sure that the equipment you buy will be worth the money you spend, and lasts for a long time without requiring any costly maintenance and repairs. Here are some tips and tricks to ensure you chose the best equipment supplier for your restaurant.   Great Customer Se     Details...


Vacuum Cleaners: A Guide to Accessories & Attachments

By Linda Silver | 2017-01-30
You shouldn’t be confused about the accessories that come with your vacuum cleaner. It’s not uncommon, though, to always use the same one for everything, or to totally skip using them altogether. Here are some helpful tips and hints for getting the most out of your vacuum session.   The Big Four If your upright or canister vacuum came with attachments, these will most l     Details...


5 Social Recruiting Tips for Marketing Recruiters in 2017

By Anita Park | 2017-02-03
If you want to attract the right talent of the day then you will need to turn to social media.   Social recruiting has been the trend for professional recruiters in recent years. This is especially true for marketing recruiters who need to garner the attention of millennial and perhaps even Generation Z graduates and workers seeking careers in the exciting world of marketing.       Details...


5 Ways to Save Money on Auto Insurance in Just 30 Days

By Jacob Ward | 2017-02-07
Ask anyone in Ontario what expense they detest the most and it will be auto insurance.   Despite pledges made by Queen's Park to tackle the issue and make auto insurance more affordable, many motorists in Toronto, Oshawa, North Bay or Windsor have barely seen their premiums go down. It is a shame for a great number of consumers who are really facing financial hardships in this provin     Details...


A Guide to Cosmetic Surgery: Advice & Tips

By Agatha Bradley | 2017-02-11
Plastic surgeons all over the world have seen it all. They have witnessed individuals wanting to change their appearance to look like a celebrity. They have seen victims of serious injuries wanting to get rid of something they feel self-conscious about. They have come across those who want to get rid of fat or add muscle without doing any of the hard work.   Simply put: plastic surge     Details...


5 Tips for Writing the Best Biohazard Labels

By Robin Devin | 2017-02-15
Despite goals of brevity and clarity in any writer's compositions, labels are often sources of confusion, vagueness and weak language. Suffice to say, companies need to do a better job.   Biohazard labels, which are some of the most important types of labels in the marketplace today, are ignored by a lot of people. This is because the imagery is lame and the wording doesn't make an i     Details...


How to Choose A Good Software Development Company: A Guide

By Liam Oliver | 2017-02-17
Finding a great idea for a new software or application is a good beginning. Developing your idea and turning it into a functional, user-friendly software or app is more complicated. You will need to find a software development company to help you with this new project.   Finding the right software development company, however, might not be as easy as it sounds. Many companies can hel     Details...

Alternative Cancer Treatment Options

By | 2017-03-28
Alternative cancer treatments are those that haven’t been approved by the government for the treatment of cancer. They might include manual procedures, herbs, chemicals, and diet and exercise. Read on to discover some natural and effective alternative cancer treatment options. The Gerson Therapy and Juicing Max Gerson developed a highly effective natural cancer treatment almost 100     Details...


A Guide to RAAS: 10 Accessible Features for Aircraft Maintenance

By Liam Oliver | 2017-02-21
Airplane maintenance is vital to any airline company. Just like an automobile, aircrafts need regular maintenance to keep them flying smoothly and safely. Keeping track of the repairs done to a plane or the inventory of parts is a fulltime job for some commercial airline companies. Detailed, accurate records are essential to avoid catastrophic events.   Remote Access Aviation System     Details...


5 Ways to Deal with Headhunters

By Anita Park | 2017-03-01
It is safe to say that headhunters always prefer to contact you than the other way around. They opt to be elusive, clandestine in their methods and certainly adaptable to any situation.   Headhunters, who are employed at the professional and senior end of the labour market, are usually tapped by a company to screen, interview and shortlist potential candidates. They are generally kno     Details...


Top 5 Reasons Not To Miss Baby Shows

By | 2017-03-31
If you're about to have a baby, you know what an exciting time this is as you wait for the new arrival that will change your lives. Perhaps you've already had a baby and you know that your whole world right now revolves around him or her. Whether you're expecting or already had your baby, you're now looking for all the help and advice you can get. Nothing is more important than the happines     Details...


Finding the Right Retirement Home: 4 Tips

By | 2017-03-31
There are many different choices that people have to make in their lives, but few are more difficult than the one to move from your own home into a retirement home. That’s why it’s really important to not just find a new place to live out your golden years, but to find the right retirement home. Luckily, there are now many more options for seniors and their families to consider.     Details...


Commercial Recycling Guide: Helping Business Go Green

By | 2017-03-31
What is commercial recyclizing? Commercial waste recycling is reclaiming for reuse or recycling scrap materials from industries or businesses. It is generally collected in commercial recycling containers or bins before it is taken to recycle centres. They are usually made of stainless steel that is durable and easy to keep clean and maintain. Separate containers or sections are available f     Details...


How To Choose The Right Logistics Partner For Your New Business

By | 2017-03-31
Like many new business owners, you have decided to outsource your logistic needs to a third-party logistics company. This decision can help you save considerable time and money, as long as you find the right logistics company for your needs. There are many logistics companies offering their services, but here are a few tips that will help you making sure you are partnering with the right o     Details...


6 Ways to Deal With A Personal Injury

By Daniel Murray | 2017-04-05
A personal injury can greatly disturb your health, but it can also mess with your relationships, your job and your finances. Being involved in an accident, whether it’s a car accident, a bicycle accident or a slip and fall, is always a difficult and confusing experience.If you are suffering from a personal injury, you might be wondering how you can deal with your situation. Here are a     Details...