One of the biggest and most divisive issues in American politics right now is gun control. With each new, mass shooting (defined as four or more victims), antagonism continues to build between both sides of the gun control argument.
The Different Sides of the Gun Control Argument
Those who call for stricter gun regulations fear for safety in the country. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence revealed that around 114,994 people are shot each year in the U.S.; this includes murders, assaults, accidents, suicide attempts, suicide and police intervention. Opponents of stricter gun control, on the other hand, are more afraid of the loss of safety. They are adamant that the right to bear arms ensures citizens are able to protect themselves day-to-day, and – in a worse-case scenario – from a government that turns against its people.
What You Need to Know about Current Guns Laws
A recent Pew Research Center Survey estimated that 42 percent of U.S. adults in 2017 lived in a household with a gun, and around 30 percent owned a gun themselves. This number has most likely increased, due to “panic buying” brought on by fears of more gun control. While gun regulations vary …
Marriage can be difficult for many couples, even under the best of circumstances, but contemplating divorce may be even harder. Deciding to divorce can have a big impact on a couple’s lifestyle, family members and financial resources, especially for couples who have built up substantial marital assets during long-term marriages.
For some couples who are considering divorce, there may be viable alternatives to a traditional divorce that can provide both spouses with benefits. Talking to a divorce attorney Hillsborough County can open up discussions on the advantages and disadvantages of a traditional divorce versus alternatives based on a couple’s specific circumstances involving lifestyle, family and finances.
A Permanent Separation
For many couples, especially senior couples who have been married for a long time, a permanent separation may be a good alternative to a traditional divorce. Entering into a permanent separation allows spouses to continue many benefits that were shared in marriage such as filing joint tax returns, establishing joint credit accounts, shared bank accounts, and shared health plans. However, when spouses agree to a permanent separation, both spouses must remain committed to working together on joint issues. If either spouse defaults on a permanent separation agreement drawn up by a …
Self-storage is the burgeoning industry that is brimming with possibilities today. According to Wikipedia, “Self storage is an industry in which storage space, also known as “storage units” is rented to tenants, usually on a short-term basis.” The most common renting policy for self storage is based on month-to-month. Other long term lease policies are also available. Both individuals and business companies are possible tenants. The storage of a tenant is protected by private key. The basic difference between a warehouse and a self storage is that unlike the warehouse, the self storage employees do not have casual access to the tenant’s space and goods; hence the self storage company is generally not responsible for anything that happens to these goods unless the tenant had gone through some legal procedures.
There are evidence found in ancient Chine on the existence of public storage facility. According to some others, it was originated in England in the 19th century. It was not until 1958 when the modern self storage facility began to appear which was then opened for business. In the late 1960s, the first chain of self storage was opened in Corpus Christi, Texas. This idea soon became to circulate and …
Does your website need to be revived? Maybe your legal firm is stagnating, and you could use a shot in the arm in terms of marketing. With your busy schedule, how can you start to do this for yourself? Social media might be the ticket to gaining more clients for your firm. It might even be fun.
Is your firm a little bit dry in its presentation? Now, a certain level of professionalism is crucial, don’t get us wrong, but for some clients, selective creativity is appreciated as well. A social media audio recording or video could do the trick. Are you announcing a new partner? A new service? A major case you’ve recently won? Consider doing so on a recording to reinforce your brand and seem more approachable to those who might want to use your services.
Next, blog. For that matter, don’t only blog, but link the blog to other sites in order to connect and gain search engine clout. Also, if your blog isn’t mobile friendly, forget it. Have an option for those on their smartphones to research your business easily. And don’t neglect your site’s style. Color and good, well-designed content make it pop.
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Have you decided you’re ready to launch your own business? If you’ve developed a product or service that meets a need in the marketplace and have determined a pricing structure that the market will bear but still allows for profitability, you’re on the right track. That’s a tall order to fulfill before you even launch your business. One of the most fundamental steps that is critical to take for budding entrepreneurs is the development of a sound business plan. Whether you’re self-funding, seeking venture capital or a bank loan, a well thought out business plan is your blue print for success. Not all engineers make strong business owners and not all sale professionals can run and grow a business. The key is to seek out a mentor and review your business plan. Follow these recommendations from the serial entrepreneurs to ensure your business is launched for success.
Systematically track the costs of your product or service from development to delivery. So many businesses close their doors prematurely having skipped this crucial step or grossly underestimated product and service costs. Only after you have identified production and delivery costs, operating costs and marketing costs can you develop pricing. Generally, costs will …