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Tips on Hiring the Right Roofing Contractor

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 13, 2019 | Categories: His Lifestyle

For the past couple of months, it has been the rainy season in my neck of the woods. Now, I am not complaining about that, since the alternative form of precipitation would have been snow, and that is just no fun. But still, this much rain will let you know quickly if your roof is […]

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How to Encourage the Entrepreneur in Your Teen

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 6, 2019 | Categories: His Lifestyle, Uncategorized
Matt Redhawk

This is a sponsored post. All opinions regarding how to encourage the entrepreneur in your teen are 100% my own. When raising a child, you want to give them all of the tools they need to be successful in life. Some of the most important tools they will ever have at their disposal will be their […]

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Can Wine Help with Creative Writing?

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: September 29, 2018 | Categories: His Lifestyle
Wine Glass

Wine, the fruit of the gods. The drink that has waged wars and created peace. For some, it is a personal savior, and yet for others, it is a haunting demon. But interestingly enough, the exact thing can be said for creative writing. And what happens if we combine these two vices of the human […]

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A Guy’s Guide to Interior Decorating

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: May 16, 2018 | Categories: His Lifestyle
Interior Decorating

My son has always had an extra room in our house that was devoted to his activities. After some intense negotiations, my son and I have switched rooms, which is requiring some interior decorating. Don’t get me wrong, his bedroom is precisely where it always has been. But now he has the bigger room where […]

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How to Be a Great Consultant

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: April 5, 2018 | Categories: His Lifestyle
great consultant

Becoming a consultant can be a very worthwhile occupation. You can leverage your collected life experiences into help for your clients while you make a handsome profit for yourself. Consulting work is one area where both yourself and your clients come out on top. That is if the work is done correctly. So, let’s look […]

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5 Tips to Avoid Debt And Save Money

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 31, 2018 | Categories: His Lifestyle
Avoid debt using these tips...

Debt is a four-letter word. There, I’ve said it. Unlike other four letter words, debt can be used as a valuable tool to help accomplish goals. However, if you are not very careful with debt, it can burn you. In fact, playing with debt is like playing with fire (another useful four letter word). The […]

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Teen Entrepreneurship Gives Teens A Needed Purpose

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 16, 2018 | Categories: His Lifestyle
Teen Entrepreneurship

Every parent who has had a teenager knows the trial and tribulations the teenage years can create, both for the teen as well as for the parents. While at times it seems like your sweet child has suddenly sprouted horns and turned evil, often it is just the teen branching out into the world, eager […]

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Emergency Preparedness – A Look At The Basics

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 11, 2018 | Categories: His Lifestyle
Emergency preparedness - The basics...

Modern life can be a struggle, and between bills, work, family life, occasional illness,  and everything else little time is left for the preparations in case of an unexpected disaster. Yet this is exactly what we should probably do for the safety of our family.  While I’m not advocating that everyone becomes a full-on emergency […]

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Practice ATM Safety This Holiday Season

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: November 22, 2017 | Categories: His Lifestyle
ATM Safety

The holidays will soon be upon us, and with that is a lot of shopping. So it should be no surprise that people will be using ATMs in record numbers this holiday season. With such a plethora of potential victims, scammers and thieves are sure to be out in large numbers as well. Here are […]

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5 Reasons to Have a Happy Beach Holiday This Season

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: November 21, 2017 | Categories: His Lifestyle
Happy Beach Holiday

What are your plans for this Holiday Season? Does it bring up images of cuddling by the fire, sipping eggnog and listening to Bing Crosby while the snow gently falls outside? While that does sound nice, how about bucking tradition and doing something different this year by going on a beach holiday this Holiday Season. […]

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