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Do I Need To Insure My Car During Winter Storage?

It is not uncommon to put a vehicle in storage over the winter months. If you are not planning to use your car during the winter, it makes sense to keep it safe and protected from the harsh weather. It may be tempting to cancel your auto insurance coverage during this time, while your vehicle is not being driven on public roadways. After all, it...

The Dos & Don’ts of Employee Performance Reviews

But I thought I was doing so well! I’ve been here for 30 years. You’re just telling me this now? Susan comes in late every day, and she’s never been written up. What gives? Let’s face it: If you’re a business owner or a manager, employee performance appraisals can be uncomfortable. No one likes to receive a “surprise” evaluation that they’re not performing well. What’s...

Is It Better To Buy A New Or Used Car?

New or Used: Which should you choose? If you think you might be among those shopping for a brand-new vehicle, consider a few pros and cons first: Pros and Cons of Buying a New Car Pros Cons Newer safety features. Customizable. Better warranty. Typically has better fuel efficiency and lower emissions. Typically more expensive to insure. Maintenance costs required to maintain the warranty. No record...

What To Know About Outdoor Patio Heaters

How does a patio heater work? Unlike an outdoor fire pit, you don’t have to huddle around a patio heater to get warm. They’re specifically designed to radiate heat outward where people are gathered. To generate heat, Patio heaters have different fuel sources – usually propane, electric or natural gas. (Keep reading to find out how to choose which one is right for you.) Where...

15 Ideas To Promote Your Business This Holiday Season

Flashy commercials. Doorbuster deals. It’s holiday shopping season again – and if you own a local business, competition from big box stores can be fierce. This year, though, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a wrench into… well, just about everything. And that includes consumers’ holiday shopping plans. A recent survey from SYKES found that 76% of respondents plan to avoid crowded malls this holiday season....