Scottish referendum: Will teens freeze their grandparents pensions

scottish referendum yesThe CBC poses an interesting question this morning: Scotland referendum: Will slacktivists help secession succeed?  As is noted, the voting age in the Scottish independence referendum is 16 years and up.  Apparently slacktivists is the name for those between 16 and 18 years of age. Continue reading

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Would Scottish pensions be frozen pensions

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With the referendum in Scotland on separating from the United Kingdom occurring tomorrow, there is much discussion on a whole series of financial matters.  It seems that there is an intention that pensions as in the past would continue to be paid by the government in London.  However that raises a very interesting question. Continue reading

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Scotland please don’t leave

On September 18, those living in Scotland will be choosing in a referendum whether they wish to remain part of the United Kingdom or to be a separate country.  Current polls suggest the Yes side may be inching ahead of those wishing to stay in the UK.

Many outside Scotland feel that this would be a real tragedy.  That is why a BBC headline notes that on Scottish independence: Celebrities call for Scots No vote
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Say Thank You To Your Superhero

If you are not familiar with the TED.com collection of videos, I would heartily recommend that you visit that site. It is a fund of inspiring videos on a wide variety of topics. The one you will find below is one of the best. Continue reading

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Is It Time For A New Ergonomic Office Chair

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This article is contributed by Jim Taylor.

If you’re one of those people that want to know what the big deal about ergonomic office chairs is, you need look no further than your own body. Without even knowing it, many individuals suffer needless negative health effects due to posture or sitting problems in the office. Continue reading

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Does Gray Hair Inspire Trust

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With advancing years, some seniors seem to be concerned that their gray hairs could confirm that they are past their prime. However, there is another side to this issue. Anyone who displays gray hair clearly accepts life for what it is and accepts what aging implies. Indeed, many would feel that getting older means getting better. Continue reading

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5 Things To Think About Before Risking Your Finances By Suing Someone

This article is contributed by Kevin Davis.

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When you decide to sue someone it can do one of two things. You could end up in a world of financial pain, or you will end up with a nice chunk of change in your pocket. You don’t know which of those situations you’re going to end up in, so before you think about suing anyone we’re going to look at a few questions you should ask yourself. Continue reading

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How To Make Your Commercial Space Feel Open And Relaxing

open air spaceThis article is contributed by  Nancy Baker.

Interior design is an incredibly important consideration when it comes to planning a commercial space, and particularly with regards to permanent structures. If you are commissioning a new store, a new restaurant, or a public building, then it’s incredibly important that you think logically and sensibly about the way you are going to plan the design, but also the way that you decorate it and lay it out once the construction is finished. Continue reading

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Throw An Office Party Everyone Will Love By Following These 6 Great Tips

This article is contributed by Adam Tyler.

Most companies throw an office party at different times throughout the year and most employees usually hate them. Maybe they only say they hate office parties because it’s the cool thing to say, but that doesn’t mean you won’t upset a lot of people if you don’t get yours right. Continue reading

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5 Ways To Boost Your Employees Productivity So You Make More Money

This article is contributed by Sheldon Lewis.getting the job done

What is the biggest thing holding your company back at the moment? Unless you have the greatest employees in the world it is probably the productivity of the entire workforce. Some people like to sit around taking their time when they work. This is OK up until a certain point, but when they start taking advantage of the fact they get paid an hourly wage it can have a big impact on the amount of money you make. Can you imagine how much profit you would make if everyone started working twice as hard? Continue reading

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