Small Business Relocation: 3 Moving Tips That Can Protect Mom And Pop Businesses From Liability And Losses

Small businesses, like 'mom and pop' stores, are great for the local community, as 52 to 79% of money spent there stays within the local community. If you're running a standard 'mom and pop' business against some of the larger corporate giants out there, reducing overall business expenses may be the key to long-term business survival, especially since the competition may seem so intimidating at times. Moving to another part of town with lower rent may help; however, the moving process can be tedious and a lot of work.

5 Tips For Storing Documents, Books, And Other Types Of Papers

Trying to organize your home office or library without giving up any of your precious collection? Documents, historical maps, love letters, books, and other paper items all need extra care and attention to survive intact after months and years of storage. Separate Secure Documents The average padlocked storage unit isn't quite secure enough to handle paperwork with sensitive data on it. Find a small lock box at a high security facility for documents like

Pack it in—3 Common Packing Mistakes You Should Avoid to Ensure a Stress-free Moving Day

Moving can be extremely stressful, and with so much going on, it's understandable that some people make mistakes planning the process. However, it's important to keep these mistakes to a minimum, as any major catastrophes will cause you extreme anxiety that you really don't need. As such, here are three common packing mistakes to avoid when planning your move: Being too Proud to Ask for Help Simply put, many people let their pride get in the way when packing their belongings.

Time To Send Your Boat To Storage? Protect It From Mold With These 6 Tips

The air around you is loaded with microscopic mold spores. These spores linger about until they find the perfect trifecta of moisture, heat, and food, and then they land, digest the food, and multiply rapidly. Outdoors, this process is welcome, as mold only feasts on organic material, breaking down old leaves, dead bugs, and fallen trees. On your boat, though, this feeding frenzy is the last thing you want, as it can lead to stains, odors, and a variety of health hazards.

Setting Aside The Hand-Me-Downs: Tips And Tricks On How To Store Baby Clothes, Toys And Other Products

With celebrities having more than one child, larger family sizes in America seem to coming back full force as a trend. Over 50% of moms in a recent study wanted a larger family, and a recent government study from 2004 found that approximately 28% of women between the ages of 35 and 44 have three children or more. Raising a child is expensive, and middle-income families can expect the average cost of raising a baby born in 2013 to 18 years of age to cost approximately $245,000, and that doesn't even include the cost of college.

Moving Tips That Won't Break The Bank So You Don't Break Your Back

Moving can be expensive, especially when there are a lot of heavy things to move. And, moving is a lot of hard work and you could hurt your back if you don't take care of yourself. While there are moving supplies and equipment that can help ease the burden on your back, many people don't think of the little things that can help moving day go smoothly without causing any aggravating back injuries.