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Coupons Can Do Magic for a Tight Budget

Written by 9rules Blog on March 29, 2015

Not every individual, couple or family lead a good life. Some are fortunate to have more than enough funds that allow them to live the life they want while the others are struggling with their finances.

But there’s hope for those who don’t give up in finding ways to make both ends meet. The solution lies in coupons.

These coupons that offer discounts to a wide range of products particularly important household items can help save thousands of money.

woman using grocery coupons

With patience and resourcefulness, you can be sure to find great deals and lead a better life moving forward. You don’t have to compromise your personal hygiene and nutrition because you can even purchase the top brands of your needed groceries, toiletries and cleaning products using discount coupons. (more…)

6 Luxury Fashion Items Every Businessman Needs

Written by 9rules Blog on March 27, 2015

Whether you’re preparing for graduation and getting ready to enter the business arena, or you’re an experienced professional who’s finally come to his senses, you might not be fully aware of the impact of fashion in the workplace.

Women have gotten all the attention in the media for what they wear, but fashion is important for men, too … even if there aren’t as many options. In fact, the lack of options is a big part of what makes it so vital for you to master the nuances of style.

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Don’t stroll into your office without these six items

If success is your goal, you probably shouldn’t head to work without at least considering the potential impact of these six luxury fashion statements: (more…)

How to Prepare Your Child Who Wants a Degree In Art

Written by 9rules Blog on March 25, 2015

So your kid wants to be an art major, huh?

Don’t freak out; it’s not as bad as you might be thinking. Slow your heart rate, take a few deep breaths, and check out how you can help to prepare your child for their path down the road of humanities.

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Support Their Dream

One of the worst feelings a child can have is to feel they’ve disappointed their parents. As a parent, you never want your child to feel this way. They’ll get some grief from other people for their educational decision; they don’t need it from you. For this reason, it’s vital that your child feels you support their dream to get a college degree in art. It’s acceptable to ask them questions such as why they want to pursue this degree, what form of art they are passionate about, and what they plan to do after they graduate, in order to get both some answers for yourself and get them thinking about their future as an artist. (more…)

4 Benefits of Obtaining an Online Education

Written by 9rules Blog on March 20, 2015

Thanks to advancements in technology, you can now do nearly anything you want online. From grocery shopping to receiving medical assistance, the internet has made an entirely new way of life possible.

One of the greatest advantages of the internet is the opportunity to learn about anything, and one of the best ways to take advantage of this is to enroll in one form or another of online education. While this can seem intimidating for some, due to possible distractions or a fear of not being able to see a teacher or professor in person, there are many benefits for getting involved in online learning.

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Save Money

There are many reasons why getting an education online can help save you money. According to Study.com, online classes often cost less per credit, there are no housing or transportation costs, parents don’t need to pay for childcare, and nearly all resources required can be found online. The lower cost of online learning also makes it possible to take an occasional class if you simply want to widen your knowledge base, rather than obtain a degree.
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3 Ways Net Neutrality Will Affect You Directly

Written by 9rules Blog on March 20, 2015

With all the confusion and technical lingo surrounding net neutrality, it can be hard to know exactly what has been voted on, what will change, and how those changes will affect the average American. Since no one truly wants to read the entire document outlining every aspect of net neutrality, here are some key takeaways about how the new rules and regulations of net neutrality will affect you in your daily life.

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Your Bandwidth Won’t Get Throttled

Net neutrality ensures that there won’t be any fast or slow lanes for certain types of activities you use the Internet for. This means that you won’t have to give up successfully streaming Netflix so you can successfully stream Spotify. All content should come to you at the same speed. Without net neutrality, companies would have to pay more to the Internet service provider (ISP) in order to make their content get to you faster.

In the same turn, ISPs could also slow down certain content for whatever reason. But with net neutrality, no content will be given second-class status. Had net neutrality not passed, consumers may have had to pay a special fee to get the content they were previously provided, stated Michael Weinberg, VP of the digital advocacy group Public Knowledge. (more…)