Monthly Archives: September 2014

Cash Back Credit Cards | Best Cash Rewards Cards – Bankrate.com

No annual fee, no overlimit fee, no late fee on your first late payment and no foreign transaction fee*. Free FICO Credit Score online and on your monthly statement so you can track your score’s progress*. Each Discover purchase is monitored. If it’s unusual, you’re alerted by e-mail, phone or text-and never responsible for unauthorized Discover card purchases. U.S. http://www.bankrate.com/credit-cards/cash-back-cards.aspx

Masco Profit Tops Estimate

Operating margin for the quarter improved to 10.6% from 8.7% a year ago, while adjusted operating margin increased to 11.0% from 9.6% last year. Net sales for the second quarter rose 5% to $2.26 billion from $2.15 billion in the same quarter last year. Twenty analysts had a consensus revenue estimate of $2.26 billion for the second quarter. http://www.rttnews.com/story.aspx?Id=2357627

Meningitis Survivor Pushes Through The Pain

His dream is to become a photographer and graphic designer, and Aaron already has some experience. He was a photographer for Corvallis High Schools yearbook during the 2013-14 school year. Aaron said he wants to go to school in the fall, but he’s not sure if he’ll be recovered enough to go to class or be able to work out transportation to LBCC in Albany. “This whole situation has changed a lot,” he said. http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/118cc5be-0dea-11e4-b342-001a4bcf887a.html

Police: Family of 5 dead in Maine

McCausland says additional information will be released later. Saco is a city of about 18,000 people in southern Maine, about 10 miles southwest of Portland. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. http://globegazette.com/news/national/police-family-of-dead-in-maine/article_bca9279f-6534-5e1c-9199-fa83b8b2ca3a.html

For Your Home: Let Open Shelves Transform Your Kitchen

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But residents should take cover nevertheless, says a Sioux City fire official. Recent Each offer is available online for a limited time only. Act quickly, you don’t want to miss out! Quick Clicks For Your Home: Let open shelves transform your kitchen Saved 2014-07-27T00:15:00Z For Your Home: Let open shelves transform your kitchenVicki Payne The Charlotte Observer Sioux City Journal Loading More homeowners are ditching wall-mounted boxes in the kitchen for a more open, spacious look, especially when the room is small. Upper cabinets are valuable because they give us storage for glasses, dishes and canned goods. http://siouxcityjournal.com/lifestyles/home-and-garden/eb44927e-6ef8-52b3-8ac3-950fd4aea5f4.html

10+ Simple Weekend Home Improvement Projects – Columbus Interior Improvement | Examiner.com

Finding the perfect bedding for the dorm abode

Update the kitchen backsplash Add a pop of color to the kitchen with a freshly painted backsplash behind the stove. Or, add a reflective material such as metal tile, glass or mirror to maximize light and give the illusion of more space in a small kitchen. There are many inexpensive ways to update the kitchen backsplash in just a day or two. Paint outdoor furniture Spruce up old metal patio furniture with in just a day. Simply sand down rusted spots, clean furniture with TSP cleaner, and spray paint with Rust-Oleum spray paint. http://www.examiner.com/article/10-simple-weekend-home-improvement-projects

Stay On Top Of Your Home Improvements To Save Money And Time – Saving Advice Articles

It is important and best that if you do not have the time nor the skills to perform the specific project, hire the right contractor to help you get the project completed. Nothing is worse than doing a project that you are not equipped to perform and then having to redo it thus spending double or more the money due to someone needing to come in and fix the initial project. Always keep in mind your safety if you choose to do these projects yourself. Not having the skills to perform a contact can result in safety issues that could result in more challenging situations long term. Shopping for Project Details Now that you know which projects are in your near future, it is time to start shopping for the specific items necessary for your project. http://www.savingadvice.com/articles/2014/06/23/1024083_home-improvements-save-money.html

Home Improvement Website Names 30 Best New Jersey Garden Centers | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

The article includes descriptions, photos and details about each of the garden centers, including “Special Services” and “That Little Bit Extra.” According to a company spokesperson, “The 30 best garden and landscape centers in New Jersey have three things in common: superior selection, expertise and service. Each individual location also has its own unique appeal.” Beautiful gardens, lawns and landscaping can provide much more than simple aesthetic interest. The Appraisal Institute for professional realtors reports that healthy and well-tended landscaping can add significant value to homes and businesses and also help properties to sell much quicker. The new article by Essex Home Improvements makes a handy resource for New Jersey homeowners to locate high-quality garden and landscape centers in the Garden State. http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2014/06/24/home-improvement-website-names-30-best-new-jersey-garden-centers