Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Explained

Employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) provide many tax advantages. An ESOP is a retirement plan under which a trust acquires the employers stock in trust for the employees. The ESOP trust will purchase the employer's stock from the employer or the employer's shareholder. The ESOP will acquire this stock by obtaining a bank loan. The […]

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One Step Forward For Women In The Unites States Military Forces

Women in the United States have long fought for the right to be included in many facets of society, from the right to vote to breaking into professions like the medical field and other traditionally all-male fields to getting females elected to major government offices. But one of the most intriguing questions of integration has […]

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How to Install a Catch Basin

Installing a catch basin can solve many drainage problems whether in your yard or in a commercial parking lot. Many people have problems with standing water on their properties due to flat terrain that does not drain well or to soils that simply will not absorb the surface water. Low areas in a garden or […]

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Halcyon Suite: A Seattle Adventure With Nanci Griffith and Mary Gauthier

The Halcyon Suite. . . just the name brought up such a classic and romantic vision. It's part of a bed and breakfast offering. We drove from Tacoma to the small complex on Queen Anne Hill in Seattle and went to the owner's apartment. She had left us a note and a map. "A map," […]

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Attorney Fees for Living Trusts

Unfortunately, there is not a set rule regarding the fees attorneys who charge for establishing living trusts. The basis for the fees charged for setting up your living trust should be the complexity of your estate. Usually, the larger an estate is, the more complicated it will be. The larger and more complicated your estate […]

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How to Make Your Next Business Expo or Trade Show a Virtual Marketing Extravaganza

In today's inconsistent economy, everyone is trying to figure out how to best and most effectively spend their advertising and marketing dollars to get the most bang for their buck. Savvy business owners know that they should aim to effectively expose their business products or services to as many potential customers as they can, while […]

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Tips For Disability Claimants on How to Find a Specialty Doctor

Taking the pain out of finding a specialist doctor Most individuals find the process of applying for tiresome disability. Forms with special letters and numbers coupled with extensive questions and the request for additional records often leaves a disability applicable exhaust, both mentally and physically. After a claimant files his / her initial application either […]

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Revolutionary War Service of Uriah Corning (And Information About Other Cornings)

As much as he enjoyed visiting other New England states, such as New Hampshire, my father’s roots in Connecticut were as deep as the Atlantic Ocean. His paternal grandmother, the former Ann Matilda Corning, was born in Preston, Connecticut. Preston was also the birthplace of his dad, Frank Everett Peckham. According to family records, our […]

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The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Loan Modifications Aka Loss Mitigation

Is your house in foreclosure? Have you been working with the mortgage company for months to try and get a loan modification which could solve the issue? Does the mortgage company seem to be dragging their feet, asking you for the same documents over and over and yet you do not seem any closer to […]

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How to Relieve a Runny Or Stuffy Nose – 10 Tips to Naturally Relieve a Runny Nose

Nasal congestion is a condition usually caused by viral infections. A cold or flu are usually responsible for a runny nose but there are other things that can cause it, allergies, air pollution and nasal decongestants (when used for more than two or three days) can cause a runny or stuffy nose. A runny nose […]

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Tools in Marketing Small Businesses: Advertising How-To Tips and Effective Use of Signs and Banners

How to design signs using good color and contrast and adequate letter height. Marketing: How is yours doing? Marketing is the number one way to help get the word out about your small business. Without it, potential clients could go on uninformed about your business. Thus, helpful marketing tips can help increase your sales and […]

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Can a Sex Offender Be Approved for an Apartment?

In recent times, apartments stepped up their background checks in order to better protect their existing tenants and maintain their property prices. They thus conduct background checks which include criminal and credit. When it comes to criminal background checks, an apartment concentrates on checking for felonies involving sex, drugs and violence. Sex offsets can be […]

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Proper Etiquette for the Wedding Invitation

The invitation is the first impression of the type of wedding you have planned. Your invitation may be custom made, sophisticated, eloquent or a do it yourself creation. With all the styles and colors to choose from, it should not be too difficult to find the perfect invitation. Whether your invitation is traditional or casual, […]

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Passport Fees – How Much Does a Passport Cost?

Passport fees that an applicant must pay depend on the type of service requested and how quickly the travel document is needed. That being the case, the cost of a passport can vary from $ 15 to several hundred dollars. This article will provide you with a breakdown of the fees that you will need […]

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Components of a Successful Student Trip to Washington DC From a Teacher's Perspective

Over the past 25 years I have worked with many K-12 teachers to organize student trips to Washington DC This spring I received a thank you letter from Shawn Tierney, a teacher at Santa Rita High School in Tucson, Arizona, detailing aspects of a trip to Washington DC that made it a "resounding success." I […]

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Medicare & Medicaid Doctor Directory – How to Find Doctors Who Accept Medicare and Medicaid

If you are receiving Medicare and/or Medicaid, it can often be difficult to find a doctor, be it a general practitioner or specialist, who will accept your insurance. Unfortunately the payment schedules set up by the government have resulted in many doctors opting out of the system because they simply cannot afford the substantially lower […]

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Indoor Boat Storage Or Outdoor Boat Storage?

Boats are very popular these days, and if you are thinking of buying one, then congratulations on making a great decision! You can go on family outings, pull skiers, or just sit in the middle of the lake and relax while you reel in a few fish. There is a side of boat ownership however […]

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Chicago Condos

Chicago, with a population of three million people, is the largest city in the Midwest. Because of it's strategic location in the center of the country, near both the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River it is a transportation hub, and world restructured as a business and financial center. Chicago's skyline is among the tallest […]

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Carbon Monoxide Dangers In The Home

High levels of carbon monoxide (CO), if found in the home, can pose grave risks or even the risk of death. Carbon monoxide is a by-product of combustion and can come from defective, improperly installed or worn out appliances, chimneys, vents and flues. Wood burning devices can be a source of CO. However, the most […]

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So You Want To Be a Home Inspector – How Much Training Do You Need?

It seems that everyone wants to be able to learn to do anything and everything Online or by a video today. If it can not be taught on the web, or on a DVD in the privacy of the home, then it is too much trouble. I am coordinator of a state accredited, college level, […]

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