Using the internet to manage your family’s financeWritten by Rachel Lane
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which ensure that parents can always find best deal for their finances, including credit cards, loans, mortgage, life insurance, house insurance, car insurance and children’s savings accounts. Many personal finance sites including moneynet also offer “account aggregation” tools, which allow parents (and non parents!) to manage all of their finances online, including current accounts, savings accounts, loans and credit cards. If you think your household bills are too high, uSwitch.com can provide you with a comparison of providers for gas & electricity, water and household communications.
And if that all seems a little too practical, take some time out for a little light relief with http://www.learnthenet.com/english/features/tenthings.htm. This website offers a wealth of information about how to extract useful information from internet, as well as providing more random suggestions such as science of online games, “design a structure of copper coins” and even world’s most calorific sandwich.
Rachel writes for the personal finance blog Cashzilla: http://www.cashzilla.co.uk/
Fourth Of July SafetyWritten by Jill Nelson
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Glow sticks are very popular. Like other products, it has potential to become very dangerous if not used properly. Although, glow sticks have very low potential of catching fire, glow sticks can create hazards if plastic is punctured or torn. The chemicals used in glow sticks can cause irritation to skin and if consumed orally can become very harmful. If this does occur, dispose of glow stick immediately. Wash your hands (or any other part of body which may have been exposed to chemicals) with soap and water. If any part of glow stick is consumed orally, see a doctor and call US National Poison Helpline immediately at 1-800-222-1222. If a pet has ingested chemical, call US Animal Poison Helpline at 1-800-213-6800. For more information on glow sticks and glow stick safety, check out www.glowsticksdirect.com.
Whatever you decide to do for Fourth of July holiday make sure to have fun, be safe and respect people around you.
Jill Nelson is a freelance writer who enjoys spending time with her children when she isn’t working as a contributing editor for sites writing safety articles on topics such as Glow Sticks for sites like http://www.glowsticksdirect.com.