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Chicago Trash Trucks Need Side Guards

Chicago’s trash trucks need side guards to be installed faster as more cyclists take to the road. A woman died in August, riding in the West Loop when she was hit by a dump truck that was taking a right turn. She was taken to the hospital before being pronounced dead. Residents claim that the... Read more »

Best Places to Stay in Chicago For A Weekend Trip

Between the Willis Tower and Wrigley Field, Chicago can be a wonderful place to visit. The third largest city in America, Chicago has a rich history from the days of Al Capone to the early political days of Barack Obama. There is a deep culture within Chicago of blues music, smoky BBQ, and hometown pride.... Read more »

How to Prepare for Travel Overseas

Your bags are packed. You’re ready to go. The world is calling your name, and you are prepared to answer. Before you jump on a plane for a trip to a far-off locale, you need to make sure all your t’s are crossed and all your i’s are dotted. Whether you are traveling solo or... Read more »

3 Things Jay Leno Can Teach Us About Business

Jay Leno took the world by storm, made a fortune and is one of the most recognizable faces on the planet. When Leno told CNBC that he doesn’t hire based on resumes, it raised a lot of eyebrows. He claims that a personal contact is most important, and it’s those small first impressions, the look... Read more »

10 Ways to Make Money From What You Find Around the House

Almost all of us have been in a situation where we needed to make some quick money to cover an unexpected expense, fill the empty refrigerator or go on a mini-vacation to get away from it all.  Even with the current U.S. economy in a historic boom, money remains tight for many of us in the... Read more »

3 Security Measures Even Small Businesses Should Take

Small businesses can’t afford a major security breach: digital or physical. If a small business had all of their inventory stolen or their register robbed, it could leave the business vulnerable to failure. To be able to protect against theft, it’s important to take off-site and on-site security measures. 1. Keep Copies of Sensitive Data... Read more »

How To Start Your Fitness Journey Off Right

Every year, millions of Americans start the year off by making resolutions to better their health and increase their fitness levels. As many as 92% of them actually fail. While there is nothing inherently wrong with making New Year’s Resolutions, there may be a number of reasons why it isn’t exactly the best way to get... Read more »

Why Your Fleet Management Plays An Important Role In Your Business

An efficient fleet management system makes your duties easier as a manager. Track every vehicle that is working, where it’s going and how many miles it has traveled. The system of maintaining a fleet includes the use of software or tracking devices that are attached to the vehicle. Know the reasons why managing your fleet... Read more »

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Save Money on Energy Heading into Winter

Small businesses spend an estimated $60 billion per year on energy. The majority of that energy comes in the form of electricity. Just as you look for ways to cut back on your energy costs at home, there are ways to reduce your energy usage at your small business. Here’s how: 1. Install a Smart... Read more »

How to overcome driving anxiety

There are many people who suffer from driving anxiety. These are individuals who experience serious panic attacks when facing a situation where they have to drive. These are often people who are licensed to drive and have nothing bad on their driving record. It’s possible they drove for years and then started having panic attacks. ... Read more »
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