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5 Reasons to Ditch the Stigma of “Working From Home”

Written by 9rules Blog on February 25, 2016

Until recently, working from home was often met with rolled eyes or laughter. If you were “working from home” (quotes included), it meant you were intentionally slacking off. Accordingly, remote work developed a negative reputation—a stigma—that still persists today, preventing thousands of companies and millions of employees from reaping the benefits.


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5 Reasons Indoor Air Quality Matters

Written by 9rules Blog on February 22, 2016

Very few things are as important as the air you breathe on a daily basis. Whether you’re at home or work, you need to be aware of indoor air quality to ensure you’re healthy and happy.

Unfortunately, this isn’t something many people do. As a result, it’s possible that your working and living conditions are poor, and you don’t even realize it.

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5 Resources For Getting Medical Advice

Written by 9rules Blog on February 12, 2016

Your health is not necessarily something that you want to gamble with. If you have any kind of symptom that’s out of the ordinary, or if you’ve been injured, or just generally if you feel like something isn’t quite right, it’s extremely important to do the right thing, whether that be waiting an illness out, or getting antibiotics, or doing extra stretching exercises, or visiting a masseuse or a chiropractor, or the list goes on and on.

You want to make sure you do the right thing at the right time, and more often than not, that means getting some type of medical advice. But that opens up a whole other chain of options for you. Who, exactly, do you choose to get medical advice from? Consider the following five options, all of which have their pros and cons.

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3 Annual Home Maintenance Tasks To Keep Big Repair Costs Low

Written by 9rules Blog on February 5, 2016

Owning a home can be both a blessing and a curse. While you get all the advantages of having your own space and building equity, you also have to take on all the home repairs and maintenance on your own. For those who love being handy, this could be seen as just another advantage of home ownership. But for those who either don’t enjoy home maintenance or can’t afford to make large home repairs, this can turn into a real headache.

While making big replacements and repairs can be both financially and labor intensive, taking preventative maintenance action can help alleviate both of these burdens. By undertaking certain aspects of home improvement annually, you can save yourself from having to take on the more major tasks of complete replacement or professional repair. To help you begin this process, here are three annual home maintenance tasks anyone can do to help keep big repair costs low. (more…)