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3 Ways You Can Beat the Competition

Written by David Jones on April 28, 2017

While it may not seem like it at the time, competition is actually a good thing. It forces you to grow and do things differently in order to survive. But what happens when you struggle to stand out? You probably need to give it a little more attention than you have in the past.

How to Leave the Competition in the Dust

Every business faces unique challenges within their own industry, but there tend to be some common principles that hold true no matter the circumstances. If your goal is to beat out the competition and elevate your brand to the top spot in your customers’ minds, the following suggestions will most definitely help. (more…)

When It Does, and Doesn’t, Make Sense to Go to College

Written by David Jones on April 28, 2017

There’s no way around it: Student loan debt has skyrocketed in the US, and millions of students are behind on their payments or even in default. Sky-high interest rates are costing students more money to pay back than they can earn.

College used to be regarded as “higher education” … an innovative opportunity to continue your education in a specialized field. But it’s turned into a machine for universities and banks to generate money through massive enrollments. (more…)

Tax Reform Slow Going, Centers Cuts And New Breakdowns

Written by David Jones on April 18, 2017

In light of Congress’s failure to repeal the ACA – a core aspect of Trump’s platform – Trump and the Republicans are in need of a victory, and they’re pinning their hopes on tax reform. Repealing the ACA would also resolve the tax ramifications that came with healthcare, but now Republicans will need to strike more broadly against the current code. They’ll also need to partner across the aisle if they want to get it done.

Tax Bracket Restructuring

One facet at the heart of Trump’s tax reform plans is a restructuring of the current tax bracket system. Right now, when you calculate your tax bracket, you’re assigned to one of seven possible population segments, based on your income and filing status (whether you’re filing as a single individual or married and filing jointly, for example). The lowest bracket is 10 percent and the highest is 39.6 percent. (more…)

Post-Accident Back Pain? Try These 4 Treatments

Written by David Jones on April 18, 2017

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Back injuries and pain are a very common issue among Americans in every demographic and, in fact, back injuries are among the most common chronic issues. If you’ve been in an accident and injured your back, then, it’s especially vital that you address the problem promptly to avoid ongoing problems.

There are many effective treatments for back pain – so don’t take to your bed. Bed rest can actually make the injury worse. Instead, try one of these approaches to coping with the injury for the best chance of a full recovery. (more…)

Join The Mini Storage Rental Wave When You Spring Clean

Written by David Jones on April 18, 2017

In today’s world, it’s totally normal for the average person to collect things, upon things, upon things. Whether you live in Coolville, Ohio or Thornhill, Ontario, your home is probably filled with excessive clutter. Before you know it, your stuff is everywhere. Closets are overflowing, corners are stacked with boxes, and your cupboards — well, you just don’t open those. Until now. The spring is the perfect time to tackle claustrophobic clutter that’s taking over your house. Take inspiration from the season and add getting rid of your stuff to your list of spring cleaning chores. (more…)