July 2009

Found 5 blog entries for July 2009.

Every year over 40,000 fires are caused by home electrical wiring. These fires result in more than 350 deaths and over 1400 injuries each year. One of the major causes of these fires is arcing faults. In recent years builders have been required to install Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI) breakers in newly constructed properties. But if your home is more than a few years old it may be vulnerable to arcing faults. Remodeling or updating your home to include these devices can reduce the risk of expensive or deadly electrical fires.

Arcing faults occur in damaged or deteriorated wires and cords. Damage occurs from many normal circumstances as well as mistreatment of wires. Natural aging and exposure to heat vents and sunlight can speed up

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Is Bankruptcy in your future?

What factors make someone more likely to file for bankruptcy? Is it their race? Is it their religion? Is it their age group? Could it be because they are poor? Because they are wealthy?

A new study, conducted at Brigham Young University, demonstrates that high bankruptcy rates are directly tied to state policy. http://byunews.byu.edu/archive09-Jun-bankruptcy.aspx

The study shows that bankruptcy rates depend on the state’s law. Some states garnish wages for debts owed while some do not. Other states report bankruptcies while some show it as an informal debt. The study demonstrates that these 2 factors would account for 50% of bankruptcies.

In the book “The Tipping Point,” author Malcolm Gladwell illustrates how 

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What factors make someone more likely to file for bankruptcy? Is it their race? Is it their religion? Is it their age group? Could it be because they are poor? Because they are whealthy?

A new study, conducted at Brigham Young University, demonstrates that high bankruptcy rates are directly tied to state policy. http://byunews.byu.edu/archive09-Jun-bankruptcy.aspx

The study shows that bankruptcy rates depend on the state's law. Some states garnish wages for debts owed while some do not. Other states report bankruptcies while some show it as an informal debt. The study demonstrates that these 2 factors would account for 50% of bankruptcies.

In the book "The Tipping Point," author Malcolm Gladwell illustrates how people's behaviors can be

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The Hottest months of the year for Buying/Selling a home are quickly coming to a close! Children are out of school and families planning to move need to find their new home before the next school year starts. Combined with the current buyer’s market and government incentives, these summer months are the hottest months of the year to sell your home.

Based on last month’s statistics we can predict where the highest level of demand for homes will be this month. These Hot Spots are the area of Utah where homes sales are heating up. If you’re living in one of these Hot Spots and are considering selling your home, now it the best time to capitalize on current demand and get things moving. Those living in these hot spots can get top dollar for their home!

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The Hottest months of the year for Buying/Selling a home are quickly coming to a close! Children are out of school and families planning to move need to find their new home before the next school year starts. Combined with the current buyer's market and government incentives, these summer months are the hottest months of the year to sell your home.

Based on last month's statistics we can predict where the highest level of demand for homes will be this month. These Hot Spots are the area of Utah where homes sales are heating up. If you're living in one of these Hot Spots and are considering selling your home, now it the best time to capitalize on current demand and get things moving. Those living in these hot spots can get top dollar for their home!

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