Feb 14, 2017

Making Good Foundation

When you live in an earthquake prone area, you are probably already acquainted with what TC3 foundations are all about. So even we are just simple residents living on those kind of areas, it is equally important to gain knowledge what those foundations are all about. For example, because of the modernization of the world today, almost everything can be done on our own provided that we took proper knowledge of the thing that we will do. One of the things that you will notice during the construction of your home, that is when you are hands on on it, is that you got to see how they lay out the foundation. You may not know it but the foundation has the major role in laying a strong house for your family. You often see them pouring lots and lots of concrete on the base of the structure. And the wide area of concrete that you can now see is what will support your house for many years even until you grow old. What you may not know is that the foundation is not only about pouring cement on a wide area of the basement. The engineers still plan everything well to make an exact calculation of the proper amount of cement that will be poured. There are a lot of thinking and a lot of work that was put behind those cement poured. 

Feb 07, 2017

Avoid the Scheme

Many would agree that online money transfer is the most convenient way to send money anytime and anywhere. However, it has its downs. You can never fully trust online transactions with someone you really don't know. Today, scams are very rampant. Even the most secured method that we think might be hacked and we might even get in trouble. It often comes to people who are gullible enough to be pressured to do transactions without a reliable information. This usually happens to people who fall for quick rich schemes. They often fail to realize they are being cheated just before they know it. Most of the time, the situation is hopeless and you can not trace back the person's information even when you tried hard. On the other hand, we can protect ourselves even before it can happen to us. We must be able to guard ourselves with this kind of schemes so we can avoid losing our resources. 

Dec 22, 2016

Dealing with an Ageing Father

As we grow and learn as fathers ourselves, a new question arises for many of us as time goes by - how to look after our own fathers as they reach the point in their lives when they can no longer fend for themselves.

This can be a disorienting experience - watching a man who may have been a strong authority figure at one point become much less dependent as his body and mental faculties begin to go with age.

One of the big challenges we face in this regard is the question of rest homes. My own father's memory is beginning to decline, and we have considered putting him into Archer dementia care - although we haven't committed to anything yet. It will soon be inevitable, but it doesn't make the decision any easier.

Nov 26, 2016

Online Business for Stay at Home Dads

Being a stay at home dad - especially a single dad - can be tough psychologically, but even tougher financially. For many men, learning how to bring in some extra money to cover the bills can be a huge stress reliever.

Personally, I found learn some online marketing to be especially useful for building a more sound financial base for my family. One of the bigges things that helped was learning search engine optimisation. Doing SEO NZ is not as hard as it is overseas due to the lower competition levels. I suggest checking it out as an option if you're interested in learning more about creating online income streams.