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Business credit card myths and realities

(NC) -- I don't need a separate credit card for my business. A business credit card costs me more money and time. Business credit cards don't offer the same features and benefits as personal cards. I don't want to lose all the points I've already earned. There many misconceptions about owning a business credit card. The reality is that a business credit card makes it easier for business owners ....

Career opportunities in agriculture are endless

(NC) -- In this day and age, we may have to go back several generations to find someone in our family who lived and worked on a farm. In 1931, one in three Canadians lived on a farm. Today, it's just one in 46. Agriculture, however, is a cutting-edge industry with a diversity of career opportunities that many of us might not be aware of. A third-generation Saskatchewan farmer, Margaret Hansen, s ....

Travel: Five Destinations for Winter Adventures

(NC) -- There's no reason to postpone your next vacation until the weather warms up again – some of the most remarkable experiences on the planet involve packing a couple extra layers. “There are plenty of destinations that are even better in the winter months,” says Pierre-Jean Mayol at Aeroplan, one of Canada's leading loyalty programs. Here are some can't-go-wrong suggestions to get you ....

Start-Up 101: Entrepreneurship for Millennials

(NC) -- Millennials are the cohort born around 1980 – and as entrepreneurs they are really shaking things up. This emerging business segment is characterized by their increasing use of technology to remain constantly connected, to seek information, and to share data for online business purchasing. “For an estimated 78 per cent of Gen Y or Millennial entrepreneurs, starting a business is a wa ....

Halloween safety tips from pumpkin patrol

(NC) -- It's easy to get caught up in the fun of Halloween but once the sugar rush sets in, kids can forget some of the safety rules they've learned. If we think about a few precautions now, however, this popular October event can be a safe and happy experience for the whole family. Even local companies are chipping in to help. “This year, the Rogers Pumpkin Patrol celebrates 30 years of helpin ....

Management: Three Things Small Businesses Should Know

(NC) -- When setting out on your own with a new venture or looking to improve an existing one, each minor decision has important consequences. Small businesses need every advantage they can get, especially when it comes to stretching their investment and attracting talent. Here are three tips for making the most out of your capital and getting a great return on your spending: Employee protection ....

Energy Savings: Five Ways to Save Money This Winter

(NC) -- Old Man Winter is just around the corner, bringing cold, frigid temperatures and a desire to stay in and stay warm. Heating costs make up a significant portion of household expenses, but there are ways to manage your energy use while still staying warm and cozy. Dave Walton, the director of home ideas at Direct Energy, shares five easy ways to improve energy efficiency this winter: 1. Lo ....

Back to School Basics: Keeping your kids clear of head lice

(NC) -- Each year more than 37 per cent of Canadian kids will have head lice. Contracting the critters can come in many forms, from sharing hats and scarves to headphones and combs, so it's important to remind kids that although it's nice to share, there are some items they should keep to themselves. Parents have a lot of misconceptions when it comes to head lice. Rumored to only affect children ....

How To Make The Most Of Your Local Pharmacist

(NC) -- There was a time when the family doctor's office was the only place Canadians could go for health care and advice. With the ever-growing demands on our health care system, there has been a move to increase the capacity of all health care professionals to increase accessibility to primary care. Pharmacists have emerged as part of the solution. In fact, a recent poll of family physicians f ....

Black President Pursues European Neo-Colonial Agenda

When egoistic super power status of USA was being crushed by Russian smartness in Ukraine, Israel came to its rescue, attacking the besieged Palestinians in Gaza strip, thereby diverting the terrible scenario in Ukraine, also shaking the foundations of US imperialism. However, Israel overdid the terror operations in Gaza killing even little children, generating global outcry. So, the USA has rest ....

Xcheaters.com: Is Datingbusters.com running a scam?

The owners of Datingbusters.com present that site as seeking to expose online dating scams.  There are many online dating scams on the internet.  Datingbusters.com appears to present itself as seeking to make online dating sites more accountable.  But, how much can you trust a site that only lists a hotmail account on its 'Contact Us' Page.  What kind of trustworthy business si ....

Ebola and Aliens: Global Response Defies Common Sense

What do you think would be more of a 'common sense' approach to containing the spread of the Ebola virus?  The current preferred global response seems to be to attempt to screen hundreds of millions of travellers at airports.  Are you kidding me?  This is like searching for a needle in a haystack even for the most technologically advanced airport systems.  An alternative approa ....

Article Writing: Promote Your Business

Amongst the methods employed by online entrepreneurs to promote their ventures, probably the simplest and also the cheapest is that of article writing. However, it is a weapon which needs to be deployed with care for results to flow in. Therefore, you as an entrepreneur should gain cognizance of rules that govern promotional writing before using it to promote your business. What is truly imperat ....

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