How to Cook with Homegrown Vegetables

Growing your own vegetables can provide you and your family with endless varieties of delicious meals throughout the year.  Your produce can be enjoyed fresh, frozen or canned. You can serve vegetables on their own, or add them to pastas, soups or stews. The most important thing to remember when cooking with vegetables is that you don’t want to overcook them.  Overcooking vegetables can make them lose color, crisp texture and valuable nutrients.  The simplest ways to cook your garden ...


Work From Home - A New Way of Life

Internet technology brought many people into a new way of life - work from home career. You can have your own business by operating your Internet business with low cost. You don't need to get up early every morning and go to work in the office and dealing with those boring stuffs and struggling with your low paying job. Work from home is not a difficult task, the cost of getting everything set up is not high. The best part is you can stay at home and work when you like to. With the advance in ...


When to use Quicken for Mutual Fund Recordkeeping

While you might assume any mutual fund investor should use Quicken's mutual fund record-keeping tools, that isn't the case. Because investment record keeping, including mutual fund record keeping, requires significant work and involves complexity, you need to make sure the effort is worth it. In general, you keep investment records for any of the following reasons: Reason 1: You want to track interest and dividend income. Reason 2: You want to track realized and unrealized capital gains and ...


How to Give a Single Share of Stock As a Gift

How to Give a Single Share of Stock As a Gift Have you seen a framed single share of stock hanging in someone's house or office? Maybe you though it was pretty neat, or wondered whether it was even real. Believe it or not, single shares of stock are perfectly legitimate and they hold full equity as owner in the company for which it was issued. Some stock brokers and investment companies will give you the ability to purchase a single share stock certificate through them, but in many cases the ...


Should you get a travel reward or cash back credit card for free

Travel or Cash Back Credit Cards? If you want to use a reward credit card for getting free airline tickets, you have a choice of choosing a dedicated airline credit card, a travel reward credit card or a cash back credit card. A dedicated airline credit credit card has hefty annual fees and may not be worth it if you are not a very frequent traveller or spend enough on your credit card. So should you get a no annual fee travel reward or cash back credit card to earn your free airline ...


Deducting your combined biz/vacation travel

Time with family is precious. That's why more and more business travelers are adding on vacation to their trips and inviting family to join them. Sometimes it's easy to mix business and pleasure - especially with the trend toward booking business conferences at resort areas like Orlando or Las Vegas. With a little advance planning, you can get Uncle Sam to foot part of the bill - legally. The Internal Revenue Service lets you deduct 100 percent of your transportation costs for travel within ...


Maximizing Storage Options For Travel In Your Motorhome or RV

With stories of the recent flood in New Orleans hugging the headline of every newspaper in the country, it will not be surprising if motorhomes become suddenly in demand. And why not? motorhomes are flexible because they can travel from one place to another. In case, disaster strikes, the family can easily transfer from one location to another. Some families only use motorhomes when they travel to other states or when they go on picnics and nature trekking. Others however are seriously looking ...


RV and Motorhome Vacations Offer Discount Travel Options

More and more Americans are enjoying the versatility, security, convenience and the grandeur of visiting and touring the country with motorhomes, more popularly known as RV's. According to a study conducted by the University of Michigan, 1 out of 12 American families own motorhomes, thus the increase of 7.8 percent of the numbers of such vehicles in the past four years. To stretch the statistics further, this means that seven million families or households have RV's. So why is there an ...


Insurance, Fuel And Personal Finance In The UK Following Recent

Following the increase in UK terrorist activities and the catastrophe that has hit New Orleans, it seems we are all going to have to foot the bill. The total cost of the catastrophe is currently predicted to top $25 billion (£13.6bn), however many analysts predict that the full costs could rise much higher even doubling to $50bn (£27.2bn), although with attempts to reduce the flood waters expected to take several months, it will be some time before a clear picture emerges. Here in the UK, the ...


Muscle And Fitness -- The Third and Final Key To Successfully

Before delving into Muscle And Fitness – The Second Key, the final and most important key to success in your muscle and fitness routine, I'd like to remind you about what the previous article discussed. In a previous article, you were given a number of steps to follow. If you haven't received this article, I suggest you read that before reading this one here, as it will make what I'm talking a little more clear. You can access that article here: The HAVE Key In summary, Muscle And Fitness ...