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Defective Products: Can A Retailer Be Held Liable?

UNITED STATES—When you are harmed by a defective product, you are entitled to compensation. Many people assume that the sole entity responsible for paying that compensation is the product manufacturer. However, anyone in the chain of distribution for a product is potentially liable for damages resulting from the use of the item. There are many situations in which a...

Spend With Purpose People

UNITED STATES—I know I am not the only American who was happy to see some extra income courtesy of the federal government in the form of a stimulus check, but for those lucky to receive that $1400, those with children received an extra $1400 per dependent, what did you do with it? For me, those funds went right into...

How To Avoid Mistakes In Vaccine Temperature Monitoring

UNITED STATES—The COVID-19 vaccine push in 2021 has shone a spotlight on temperature monitoring for vaccines. The vaccines that are currently approved for use in the U.S. – from Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson and Johnson – need to be stored at anywhere from normal, refrigerated temperatures to an ultra-cold deep freeze in order to maintain their effectiveness. This has put...

What Is Search Intent And Why Is It Valuable To Your Business?

These days, most businesses know that if they want to achieve ongoing growth online, they need to master SEO. Search engine optimization is the umbrella term used to refer to the strategies that companies can use to improve their position on pages presented by Google, Bing, and similar companies, when searching for specific terms. SEO isn’t a new concept,...

Which Sport Is The Most Predictable For Betting?

UNITED STATES—Betting on sports in San Francisco may be legalized in 2022. Already now many people bet online at international betting companies, while some are just thinking about becoming bettors. If you are wondering which sport is the easiest to bet on, this article by Telecomasia.net will help you find the answer. Are there “simple” sports? Let’s say right away, there...

The Pandemic: One Year Later

UNITED STATES—It is very hard to believe that it has been over a year since the coronavirus pandemic reshaped this country as we know it. March 2020 was fine up until around the third week of the month and then panic, then fear and absolute chaos was unleashed. I remember moving around on crutches as I had just broken...

Does Common Courtesy Still Exists?

UNITED STATES—I know 2020 has been a rough year, but it raises a question that worries me: does common courtesy still exist? This is a big question I have to pose because it seems like people do not care anymore. People just seem to think the notion of holding a door for another person who might be entering an...

Breakfast, Lunch Or Dinner?

UNITED STATES—I know I am not the only person who does not consume three meals a day. Yes, we have all been told since the dawn of time that we should eat breakfast, lunch and dinner, with three snacks in between. Hmm, I wonder how many Americans actually do that besides kids. I will admit I’m not a major...

Why Are Medicare Part D Rules So Confusing?

Hello Toni: I received my payment invoice from the Medicare Part D plan I recently enrolled in, and I am simply confused.  It shows for February 2021 premium $7.30 and February Late Enrollment Penalty $7.60.  I had enrolled in Medicare Part B after losing my job due to COVID-19 layoffs. I applied for Medicare Part B with the Medicare form...

Curbing A Sweet Tooth

UNITED STATES—I just did something last week that I thought was NOT possible. I went an entire week without any sweets. NOTE: when I say sweets I’m referring to candy, cookies, cake, any baked goods or anything that is not a natural sugar. It was more of an experiment to see if I could accomplish it. What did I...
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