Archive for January 21, 2014
Are space heaters safe? The United States Fire Administration (USFA) reports that four in five household heating fire deaths result from portable or stationary space heaters. Don’t risk your life — and the lives of loved ones — this winter. Safely and efficiently use space heaters with the following tips:
Carefully Inspect Space Heaters’ Electrical Wiring
Damaged electrical cords, including fraying and chewed cords, can easily start a fire. With 53,600 reported residential heating fires causing an estimated 400 civilian deaths in 2011, a yearly inspection of stowed space heaters is not something to take lightly.
It is especially important for homeowners to assess heating equipment for wire damage after taking it out of storage. Regular checks and maintenance, however, also go a long way
Small businesses are a sizable force in the American economy. They employ more than half of the American workforce, and 543,000 new small businesses join their ranks every month. While they’re busy keeping the American economy afloat, lenders are busy keeping small businesses afloat. A third of small businesses in the U.S. use loans to help them cope with unpredictable business conditions, and 38% use them to maintain inventory. Fortunately, there are a variety of types of business loans today that company owners can rely on to get them through rough patches. Let’s look at a few of the most common business loans today.
Accounts Receivable Financing
This type of asset financing arrangement allo