When to Buy New Tires

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Tire stores are constantly advertising sales and great deals on wheels & tires . It is reassuring to know that when you need new tires, you will probably be able to find a good price. The question is, how do you know when you need to buy new tires?

Newer tires come equipped with wear indicator strips. When the strip or bar is visible, it’s time to get new tires. If your tires don’t have a wear indicator, a good rule of thumb is that tires should have at least 1/16th of an inch of tread. Anything less than that should be replaced. If you’re unsure, then check with … Read the rest

Jesse James and Bank Safe Robberies

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There is a typical fascination for most people with villainous characters from our nation’s history. And the outlaw characters from the old West have a significant placement in our historical perspectives. Somehow, a few generations or a century or two can turn a despicable outlaw into a folk hero. This has certainly been the case with Jesse James, who was actually well on his way to becoming a legend in his own time. He remains one of the 19th century’s most famous bank and train robbers.

James was part of the James-Younger gang who robbed plenty of banks and trains in their time. And while some bank robbers would … Read the rest

So Your Kids Want a Swing Set

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Children are notorious for knowing what they want and going to great lengths to get it — only to tire of it and move on to the next thing. This can be financially stressful to parents, especially if the desire is for a bigger ticket item like a swing set, bicycle, or video game console. If your kids are insisting that they can’t live without a swing set, then you have some important things to take into consideration.

First, you need to realize that a swing set represents an ongoing responsibility for you and your spouse. You can’t just pay the bill, install the set and forget it. … Read the rest

Reclaim Your Life After Addiction

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Different people of many different lifestyles can face problems with addiction. If you find yourself addicted to a substance such as alcohol or drugs there is a way to cure it. Don’t suffer from addiction any longer. The solution is to find a quality drug rehab center as soon as possible. The longer your addiction is allowed to take over your life, then the longer you’re in the position where you’re living a life of pain.

If you or a family member is facing an addiction problem then the time to do something is now. Find immediate help and reclaim the life you deserve to be living. There is plenty … Read the rest

Helmets and Motorcycle Accidents

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There are perhaps more than two schools of thought when it comes to the wisdom of wearing a helmet or not. However, the arguments generally fall into two pretty distinct camps. One side argues that the statistics definitely show that wearing helmets do save lives, and the other side argues that it is a choice that should be entirely up to the rider.

Anyone riding in the southwest as a matter of habit, or for special reasons, does so with the hopes of experiencing the thrill of the open road. Most riders enter into it with at least some knowledge of the risks involved, and no one sets out with the … Read the rest

5 do-it-yourself Tractor Trailer Repairs

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If you are an owner operator then the economy has hit you harder than company drivers. In times of ever rising fuel prices and driving rates that go down by the day, it’s important to save some cash anyway you can. There are some really simple tractor trailer repairs and maintenance that you can do yourself and effectively cut your costs.

1. Changing Oil
Changing oil is about the easiest maintenance that you can do yourself and it can save you a bunch of money in the long haul. This will add more years to the life of your engine and will save you the money it cost to have … Read the rest

Why Rent a Photo Booth?

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When planning a party there are dozens of decisions to make, from the big ones like location and invitation list to small things like party favors and what font to use on the napkins. When it comes to entertainment, hosts are faced with a plethora of options from bands to DJs to street performers and countless other entertainers.

So why not combine two decisions into one? Choose to rent a party photo booth and you get both a record of the event and an entertainment feature in one. Not only will guests have fun posing in the booth, they’ll spend the rest of the evening comparing photos with each other.… Read the rest

Achieving Success Without Going to College

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Society today puts a lot of emphasis on the importance of pursing higher education, going to college and eventually earning a degree. Unfortunately, higher education can be a very costly and time-consuming process that for many people just isn’t an option, even with the help of financial aid. But just because you don’t go to college doesn’t mean you have to spend the rest of your life working at McDonald’s. It is still possible to make a good living working in the successful career you’ve always dreamed of.

One industry that provides good jobs with benefits is the finance industry. While there are some upper level management jobs that … Read the rest

Social Security Benefits for Family Members

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Winning a claim for social security benefits usually comes as a relief to an injured worker and his or her family. The financial strain caused by inability to work combined with the mounting medical expenses can quickly devastate a family not only monetarily, but also emotionally. Knowing that benefits are on the way is an important step to rebuilding financial and psychological stability.

It’s important to note that benefits aren’t just for the injured worker. Family members may also be entitled to benefits that can total up to fifty percent of the monthly rate. There are qualified social security disability lawyers that can help a family determine which members … Read the rest