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15 Tips for Building a Home in Arkansas
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15 Tips for Building a Home in Arkansas

Buying a home can be an exciting investment opportunity that will be sure to have you raking in a hefty profit, especially in a great housing market like the one currently in Arkansas. Currently, there are more than 3 million people living in Arkansas, causing a housing boom that you should be sure to get in on ASAP. Making a profit all depends on how you invest in your home, how you budget, and understanding that certain qualities of a home will attract future homebuyers. Among these, location, weather, schools, and the look of a home are just some of the things future homebuyers look for when determining their selection. All these qualities apply just the same, and in Arkansas, you can be sure people are also looking for low property taxes when buying their home. Indeed, buying a ho...
7 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter in Arkansas
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7 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter in Arkansas

Arkansas is associated with beautiful landscapes and warm weather, but the winters can be harsher than many people realize. In January alone, Arkansas typically sees two or three inches of snowfall. That can pose a problem for homeowners who are not pretended for the change in temperature and weather. Cold weather and snow can cause real damage to your home and property if you aren’t ready. Don’t leave preparations until the last minute. Get ready for Arkansas in the winter well before the bad weather rolls in. There are many ways to prepare your home for winter. Both inside the home and outside, there are things you can and should do to make sure your home will weather the storm without damage. Neglecting these steps could mean that you incur lasting damage that could ...
6 Things to Consider When Relocating to Arkansas
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6 Things to Consider When Relocating to Arkansas

If you are thinking about relocation to AR, there is a lot to consider. Currently, more than 3 million people live in Arkansas and that’s with good reason. It is a beautiful state, earning its nickname as “The Natural State.” Beyond the beautiful natural features, there are also good employment opportunities and a thriving arts scene. It might not be the best place to go if you are attracted to big cities, but for folks who enjoy a quieter life, the cost of living and great outdoors can be a big reason for relocating to AR. However, moving to a different state is a big task. You will need to think about taxes, houses, climate and so much more. If you are looking for a home in Arkansas, here’s six things to keep in mind while you’re relocating to AR. 1. Do You Have Air Conditi...
Here’s How to Better Maintain Your Health During the Time of COVID
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Here’s How to Better Maintain Your Health During the Time of COVID

Are you trying to better maintain your health? It's a lofty -- but great -- goal to have. Better maintaining your health in the present ensures that your vitality is bolstered in the future. There are countless ways to maintain your health, but it's important to start in this year, in particular. After all, the global pandemic has resulted in many people staying at home to protect their health. While we might be safe from the virus, however, many people have had their health impacted in other ways. Health problems during COVID-19 There are a few common health issues that have cropped up as a side effect of social distancing because of COVID-19. Most people are being encouraged to stay in their homes, limit their social interactions, and work from home if possible. This is essenti...
How to Make the Best of Long Term Marriage Breakup
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How to Make the Best of Long Term Marriage Breakup

Marriage, for many people, becomes the joy of their lives and gives it the ultimate meaning. To find a partner to love and hold, cherish through good times and bad, all while sharing your hopes and fears can be a transcendental experience unlike any other. Whether you're with your "soul mate" or perfect compatible partner, marriage ranks up near the top of "to do" lists in most people's overall lives. The vast majority of couples take vows that include "till death do us part," so ending a long marriage is not usually in the cards. Otherwise, why would anyone get married? Unfortunately, approximately 40-50% of marriages also end in divorce, meaning that for many people splitting up is just as common as getting hitched. Divorce has not always been legal around the world and, therefore, h...
Top Tips to Keep Cool During Summer
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Top Tips to Keep Cool During Summer

UPDATED 11/25/2020 Staying cool in the summer is a top priority. While you can cool off the indoors with air conditioning, you want to spend time outdoors in the fresh, summer air. That's where a pool comes in. Spend your summer days swimming and splashing away the summer heat. A pool doesn't have to be expensive, either. While the average cost to add a pool (in-ground) is about $30,000, you can save thousands of dollars if you opt for an above ground pool. Swimming pool installation is also more affordable for an above-ground pool. Sometimes you can even put the pool together yourself. To get an idea of the kind of above-ground pools are on the market, browse backyard pool designs and prices online. You will find many affordable pool designs to choose from, making this...
Opening a Business in Arizona: What You Should Know
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Opening a Business in Arizona: What You Should Know

UPDATED 9/5/20 There are more than 30.2 million small businesses in the United States, which makes up over 99 percent of all businesses in the United States, according to the Small Business Administration. Considering the many reasons for starting a small business, such as having a one of a kind business idea, wanting a career with flexibility, the concept of investing in yourself, and complete financial independence, the vast number of small businesses should not be a surprise. Although not every small business is primed for success and many of them actually fail. In fact, only two thirds of small businesses with employees last at least two years and only half of all small businesses last five years. Case in point, starting your own small business can be a ser...
Top Parenting Tips for Single Parents
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Top Parenting Tips for Single Parents

Divorce can be a difficult time in anyone’s life, although raising a child alone can be even more difficult. The hectic life of a single parent can be overwhelmingly stressful. For single parents, it is paramount to fully understand and cope with this pressure for it not to rub off on your child. The good news is, you are not alone. In the United States, as low as 40% and high as 50% of marriages end in a divorce. As a result, single-parent families are more common than ever before. In fact, there are around 12 million households headed by a single parent, according to the United States Census Bureau in 2017. These parenting tips for single parents will help those manage the special challenges and circumstances they experience and provide their child with a healthy, happy, and fulfilli...
Information About Local Businesses and When You Can Expect Things to Return to Normal
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Information About Local Businesses and When You Can Expect Things to Return to Normal

There are over 30.2 million small local businesses in the US, and COVID 19 has caused many of them to be shuttered. The same question is on everyone’s mind “when will things get back to normal?” More information about local businesses has been researched in the last two months than any other time. Consumers are searching for information about local businesses hoping to find the services that they need and what the plan is moving forward. Unfortunately, for many businesses, reopening may take a while, but for other businesses, it has been business as usual. What Information About Local Businesses Are You Looking For? Whether you are a happy camper or an unhappy camper when you are looking for information about local businesses really depends on which type of business you are inqui...
A Life On The Road: How To Recognize Your Truck Driving Employees
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A Life On The Road: How To Recognize Your Truck Driving Employees

Did you know that people in the U.S. spend at least 1,896 hours per year at work? Employee satisfaction is an essential part of any business, whether you work in marketing or customer service. Ensuring that your employees are recognized is one of the best way to keep them feeling fulfilled and valued; in fact, around 86% of companies with employee recognition programs cite an increase in worker happiness, proving that even the simplest of rewards can have a significant impact. Unfortunately, some industries are more difficult than others when it comes to employee recognition programs. The Canadian trucking industry is a perfect example; it's worth over $65 billion and possesses more than 400,000 employees overall, 260,000 of which are drivers. When more than half of your workforce is co...