The safety net that helps Americans with disabilities stay afloat

(BPT) – John Miller never much thought about the possibility that he might one day become disabled; he was too busy building and renovating homes throughout suburban Washington, D.C. For 40 years, Miller (a pseudonym to protect his privacy) worked long days with his brother – until an unexpected illness and injury struck. Like thousands.. read more →

Spring cleaning your small business technology

For small businesses, technology is like the windows in a home. It’s an essential component of your overall operation, one of the important ways in which you see and interact with the world, and, like windows in a home, you probably don’t think about cleaning it that often. Yet your technology needs care and maintenance,.. read more →

Save money and do a world of good with reusable containers

(BPT) – Even as the country moves out of the great recession, many Americans are still in a money-saving mode – looking to conserve wherever possible. Good news. There are simple ways to save money especially if you go back to the time-honored concept of BYO – “bringing your own” container of coffee, lunch or.. read more →

Renting: A financially smart option for South Florida small business

Starting a business is a huge endeavor for entrepreneurs, especially when larger expense items are on the required equipment list. During a business’s first few years of operation, renting equipment, rather than purchasing it outright, can allow the company to save money and invest toward becoming established. Entrepreneurs started more than 550,000 small businesses in.. read more →

Renovation loans give homebuyers an edge in a competitive market

(BPT) – In the past, homebuyers could choose from a bounty of properties on the market. However, things are starkly different. In many locations throughout the United States, inventory of homes for sale is at historic lows, creating a seller’s market where multiple buyers get into bidding wars over move-in-ready homes. “Move-in-ready homes may be.. read more →

What’s your ‘TV persona’? Picking the set that’s right for you

Long gone are the days when TVs were a “one size fits all” proposition, when all you really wanted was the right size box for your living room: a picture tube TV with an unassuming appearance, only matched by its archaic remote controller. Today, the game has changed, and the choices of flat-panel HDTVs are.. read more →

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