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Has Your Credit Card Number Been Stolen? Fight Back

Your Credit Card Number Can Be Stolen We hear so many stories and read so many articles on hackers getting into corporate databases and stealing everything from emails, social security numbers and of course credit card information. I am especially concerned with security being a publisher of online magazines and a consumer advocate that I take a number of steps …

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CONSUMER REPORTS INVESTIGATES SCAMS THAT CAN COST SENIORS THEIR LIFE-SAVINGS

New report features first-hand victim accounts that resulted in the loss of thousands of dollars; Steps seniors and their loved ones can take to prevent financial fraud. YONKERS, NY—Each year, seniors and their families lose billions of dollars to con artists. A new investigation by Consumer Reports, the world’s largest and most trusted nonprofit consumer organization, takes an in-depth look …

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2016 Hazlet Taxes Continue to Climb-What You Can Do

Recent Home Appraisals and Tax Rates I think the single most discussed topic in our town and many others, especially before any elections is taxes.  It certainly was a heated debate in the past few months.  It was explained and as you can see from this tax notice that Hazlet only sees 23.40% of the total taxes paid and the …

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Shutters Faded and Home For Wasps? Restore and Rid Pests Now

You can do this project on the week-end.  Beginner Level…Total Cost for restoration and wasp proofing for four Shutters is under $40 After so many years, my nice burgundy shutters on the front of my home were faded and worn.  Made of plastic as most are today, they were attached to my siding with plastic push pins, 4 for each …

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Do-It-Yourself~Make Healthy “Georgie Meatloaf” For Your Dog

Our Video Has 104,000+ Views, Thank You All For Watching For years I searched for the healthiest food for my little dog Georgie and was ready to give up. Georgie  is now 4 years old and is 75% Chihuahua and 25% Jack Russel Terrier according to a DNA test we ran.  He is the smartest and sweetest little guy and …

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FREE File, Photo and Movie Sharing With WeTransfer

If you are like me and love to share your photos, files, document, and even your movies with business associates, friends and family than you might be using some of the services like Drop Box or others.  But Drop Box requires a bit of a learning curve and not as easy to use for some of us.  I use it …

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Is Best Buy Really The Best Buy? You Bet It Is!

I stopped shopping at Best Buy about 6 years ago. Best Buy was floundering in a world that had embraced the internet and shopping on the internet was exciting and new to most of us.  They couldn’t or didn’t want to compete with internet merchants, wouldn’t compete with the big box stores like Costco and frankly wouldn’t really price match anyone as …

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Organize Your Home, Now Is A Great Time To Do It

For many people, the new year represents a clean slate, and brings a renewed sense of possibility and enthusiasm. It’s a wonderful time to get your home organized in anticipation of the busy months ahead. Effective storage solutions and organization systems will enable you to enjoy your home to its fullest. Here are some tips to put you on track for an orderly and productive 2015. Learn to let things …

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The Top 10 Tips for Saving Money at Home

Family Hanyman’s best projects, hints and tips for budget-conscious homeowners. Air Leak Testing & Sealing Follow these surprisingly easy tips and techniques for sealing air leaks in your home and save big money on your heating and cooling bills.Check your dryer vent Fill gaps around electrical boxes Seal leaky windows (Option 1) Seal leaky windows (Option 2) Stop under-the-door-leaks Caulk …

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Professional Painting Tips – Learn From A Pro

Veteran painter Butch Zang tells you his secrets for faster, easier and better results. Steps to Paint Like A Pro Step 1: Lay a drop cloth and tape floor edges Step 2: Remove wall obstructions and tape fixtures Step 3: Sand and clean the woodwork Step 4: Prime the woodwork Step 5: Roll the first paint coat on the ceiling …

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