Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Vehicles Under $5,000 for Your Teen, Part 2

First Generation Ford Focus Hatchback The first generation Focus, sold in the United States from 2000-2004, is a popular car with teens, financially conservative adults...

NHTSA Airbag Investigation – What You Need To Know

What Happened? A German parts company called TRW Automotive manufactured a potentially faulty airbag control unit, according to the USDOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration....

How to Find Factory Recommended Maintenance Schedules When Your Owner’s Manual is Missing –...

There’s a Forum for That! One of the cool things about owning a car in the era of internet is that millions of others just...

Has your car lost that pep when you step on the gas Part 2

Last week we discussed how to improve the performance of your car by addressing the fuel.  This week we will look at some basic...

Has your car lost that pep when you step on the gas Part 1

Cars, much like people, tend to slow down as they get older. The more miles, parts and systems accumulate, the more they underperform. While...

Beware of Florence’s Flooded Cars Part 2

Last week we covered car titles and some of the obvious signs of a flood damaged car.  This week we will look at: ...

Beware of Florence’s flooded cars Part 1

Hurricane Florence was one of the worst storms to hit the Carolinas in years. The coastal region experienced large amounts of flooding, and as...

Is the work performed on my car covered under warranty if I go to...

Last week we covered some basic information about auto repair warranties. This week we will look at the process involved to ensure you get...

Is the work performed on my car covered under warranty if I go to...

Have you ever been in the process of buying a new car, and during the process the salesperson says "be sure to get your...

Pumpkin Spice Season is upon us, is your car ready Part 2

Last week we reviewed maintaining fluids and wiper blades, this week we will take a look at belts, hoses, batteries and more to make...

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Homeschooling Pros and Cons (Part 2)

In last week’s column, I discussed the growing popularity of homeschooling, as well as some benefits and drawbacks of homeschooling from my perspective as...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 7

This is the final part of this series on cruise ships and styles. Puerto Rico is a US territory. Located near the Virgin Islands in...

Delight your audience

Social media content should fall into two categories of the buyer's journey, the first one, awareness and the last one, delighting the audience. Awareness is...

SWS Financial Group – MAP your Financial Future

Scott Salisbury has been providing innovative financial services for his clients for over thirty years.  With extensive experience in both the domestic and global...

Hidden toxins in lakes pose threat to your health

Algae kills North Carolina therapy dog; humans face risk, too By Kristen Barnhardt A string of tragic pet deaths across the U.S. linked to toxic algae found...

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SWS Financial Group – MAP your Financial Future

Scott Salisbury has been providing innovative financial services for his clients for over thirty years.  With extensive experience in both the domestic and global...

Alzheimer, Dementia Seminar Coming to Blessed Assurance

On Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 7 to 8 p.m., Dr. Reza Bolouri, founder of Charlotte’s Alzheimer’s Memory Center, will present a free seminar...

OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Surgeons Establish Periprosthetic Joint Infection Center

Thomas Fehring MD, hip and knee surgeon with the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte, has launched the OrthoCarolina Periprosthetic Joint Infection Center...

Social media marketing is like the beach

We can learn a lot from the beach. It's ever-changing and yet steady and predictable. That's how a good social media strategy should be described as...

Introduction to ISO in Photography

What is ISO? In very basic terms, ISO is simply a camera setting that will brighten or darken a photo. As you increase your ISO...