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Cruising for Classic Car Coverage

Spring is upon us and many people are washing and waxing their antique or specialty vehicles, preparing them for a summer of cruising. Classic cars and trucks are popular during the warmer weather, but how are you insuring them? Most people just add them to their personal auto policies like they would any other vehicle, but is this the best way to cover your cherished cruiser?

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Five Steps to Fearless Public Speaking

Most people admit they would rather do just about anything other than get up and speak in front of a group.  However, presentation skills are important and letting these feelings get in the way of speaking in public can hinder your career.   Here is a step-by-step approach to help you cut down on your anxiety before a presentation, whether it’s in front of a small group or an audience of hundreds.

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What You Need to Know to Go Wireless

Are you thinking about setting up a wireless home network, or maybe replacing your current router?  Here are some points to take into consideration first.

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The Best Offense is a Great Defense

For those of us who are basketball fans, we are entering the most exciting time of the season.  In high school sports, boys and girls are heading into their sectional tournaments, sometimes known the “the second season,” with hopes of a long tournament run.  School spirit heightens with the anticipation of very competitive games.  Pep rallies, spirit days, and ticket lines are all part of the event.

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Hit a Home Run with Your Contingency Plan

I love the month of February, because it means Spring Training is just around the corner!   Since I am an avid Chicago Cubs fan, the only way I can possibly feel any sort of victory by season’s end is by playing fantasy baseball.   Sad, isn’t it?!

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The Cold Truth about Ice

Two of my all-time favorite movies are A Christmas Story and National Lampoons Christmas Vacation.  I just can’t wait to dust off those classic movies every year and stick them back in my DVD player.

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New vs. Used: The Car Buying Conundrum

When it comes time to buy a car or truck, most people struggle with an important question: new or used? There are pros and cons to both choices, and serious consideration should be taken to be sure you do what you feel is best. Below are some things to think about when deciding which path to choose.

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Building Your Winning Team

Did you watch the Super Bowl this past weekend?  Even if you aren’t a pro football fan, I’m sure you will agree that both the Patriots and Giants have definitely been successful at building a winning team with the help of good player selection.

NFL teams follow the players throughout their college careers to determine if their skills will be a good match for what the team needs. They make their draft decisions after observing the game performance of the athletes. The pros know whether they need a quarterback or a defensive end before the college draft begins.

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Do Your Passwords Pass the Security Test?

Do you worry about someone hacking into your computer and stealing your private information?  Many of us bank, manage credit cards, and report our income taxes online, and use Facebook and other social media websites.  All of these types of sites are password protected and that means we’re all aware of the importance of keeping our passwords to ourselves or sharing with others (such as a spouse) in a secure fashion.

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Office Safety Starts With Good Housekeeping

When you think office housekeeping, you probably think of tasks like keeping things off the floor, hanging up coats in designated areas and not on the backs of chairs, leaving the conference room with a clean table and chairs pushed in, and picking up your trash after using the break or lunch room.

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