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6 Ways to Save on an Engagement Ring

Written by Teresa Te on January 8, 2018

When you’ve found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, you naturally don’t
want to put a price limit on the perfect ring for her. But your bank account might disagree. Engagement rings can be upwards of $10,000 or as affordable as $50, although $50 will buy you a cheap ring that certainly won’t last.

The average engagement ring costs about $6,351, according to research from The Knot. You could buy a decent used car or make a down payment on a home for that price. You want a ring that will let the world know she’s yours forever, but do you really need to spend that much money when you’re just starting out as a married couple? (more…)

5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect (and What to Do)

Written by Teresa Te on January 4, 2018

The primary purpose of a nursing home facility is to care for elderly individuals who need extra help and assistance. Ideally, they are loving communities where individuals receive the level of care they need to continue living a comfortable life as long as possible.

Unfortunately, in the real world, this isn’t always the case. Nursing home abuse and neglect is much more common than it should be. According to research, more than two million cases of elder abuse are reported each year.

More than 40 percent of nursing home residents have reported abuse, while 90 percent say they, or another resident of the facility, have suffered neglect. (more…)

How to Cope With Losing a Family Member to a Sudden Accident

Written by Teresa Te on January 4, 2018

All deaths are tragic in their own way, and when that death strikes close to home, the ensuing weeks and months can be a major struggle to get through. It’s even worse if you’ve lost a family member to a sudden accident. Thankfully, there are some strategies that can help you get through even these tough times.

The Unique Tragedy of an Accidental Death

If you’ve lost a loved one to a sudden accident, you know the grieving process is complicated by a few unique factors: (more…)

4 Reasons to Lease an Exotic Car This Winter

Written by Teresa Te on December 26, 2017

Buying and leasing a car are similar in some basic ways, however there are a few reasons why the latter is the better option around the holiday season. Whether you’re looking to lease your dream car this year, or simply want to get noticed driving around something new, this article will help to explain the many benefits that leasing will offer you.

1. Extra Cash

The first and most obvious reasons why leasing an exotic car is better than buying right now is the money you can save. When buying a car, the loan value you receive is based on the entire cost of the automobile, but leasing, on the other hand, means you’re only paying for the depreciation that occurs during your lease term. This ensures that your monthly lease price will be lower than a monthly loan payment you would receive if you had bought the car. (more…)

Put On Your White Hat: 3 Tips For Ethical SEO

Written by Teresa Te on December 23, 2017

SEO is at the heart of website performance. Do it right and your website will top the rankings; miss the key elements and drop to the bottom. Of the countless elements that factor into SEO, though, one of the easiest ones to get wrong is links.

Links are an important factor in building your site ranking, establishing a reputation for reliability and quality, but there is a wrong way to use links. Known as black hat linking, these ethically questionable links are part of broader “black hat practices” that can hurt your site’s ranking. (more…)