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July 17, 2015
| Avoid Common Air Conditioning Problems with Regular Maintenance
As with any other machinery or home appliance, air conditioning systems will eventually be affected by the wear and tear that comes with use and age. However, you can take some preventive measures to nip them in the bud, and enjoy the comfort of properly functioning units for longer! Identifyi...
Posted by dmckee at 5:15 a.m. | Talkbacks
June 15, 2015
| How to get money for your old phone
Have you ever wondered what to do with your old electronics?I for one used to. For the most part I just let them fall by the wayside, either throwing them away or tossing them in the ‘junk drawer'. Until very recently I had no idea that companies like uSell existed and were willing to pay a...
Posted by SamuelClemens at 11:32 a.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Arts & Entertainment
June 12, 2015
| Evolution Of Dads Fashion
Father’s Day is a brilliant time to express your genuine feelings for your dad and to give him blessings he'd in all likelihood have or something uncommon you may have considered. So attempt and be to some degree additional chivalrous an...
Posted by onlinegifts at 5:58 a.m. | Talkbacks
May 14, 2015
| Moving Out Finally!
Moving OutThere comes a moment in (hopefully) every young person's life where they get the glorious task of moving out of their parent's house. Leaving home might be an exciting experience, as it should be, but it can also be frightening and eye opening. Naturally, whether you're moving at 18 or...
Posted by SamuelClemens at 12:49 p.m. | Talkbacks
May 13, 2015
| Cant Get No Sales Satisfaction
I just got a new car. What a terrible experience. I was looking for something cheaper since I only commute two miles. Plus, I realized that I'm just not a car guy. A few years ago I got the car I always wanted and then was like, "ehhh". Not the big deal I had thought. Now I ...
Posted by FrontPorch at 1:32 p.m. | Talkbacks
April 7, 2015
| Home Sweet Home
HOME SWEET HOME. By Michael Franks, CFP®, CRPC®Our 15 year-old couches are torn and smell of "recycled" baby formula that lives deep in the cushions. Yes, these couches perfectly match the finger print smudged walls and stained carpets, but my wife and I decided it was time fo...
Posted by FrontPorch at 1:45 p.m. | Talkbacks
March 19, 2015
| BloodCenter of Wisconsin to Host 15th Annual Milwaukee Bucks Blood Drive
BloodCenter of Wisconsin is teaming up with the Milwaukee Bucks to host the 15th Annual Milwaukee Bucks Blood Drive. The drive will be held Monday, March 23, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St., Milwaukee. Donors may call 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376) or visit ww...
Posted by michellepilak at 3:39 p.m. | Talkbacks
March 17, 2015
| 5 Ways to Celebrate #ReadingBlitzday
United Way’s #ReadingBlitzday connects people to easy Education-themed activities. Check out 5 ways you can join in on the fun! VOLUNTEER: Grab your co-workers and friends to read to students for 1 hour throughout Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County. DONATE: Host a children&rs...
Posted by LiveUnited at 11:55 a.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
March 6, 2015
| Couch Potato Investing
PORCH CHAT - Reflections from the Front PorchCouch Potato InvestingBy Michael Franks, CFP®, CRPC®Urban Dictionary defines a couch potato as a lazy person who does nothing but sit on the couch and watch television. I really like the synonym they list -- a sofa spud. Encouraging someone t...
Posted by FrontPorch at 1:28 p.m. | Talkbacks
Feb. 26, 2015
| We All Die
We all die. It's the common element that binds all life together, particularly humans, but for those of us who are fortunate enough to have an estate left over for loved ones or charity, what happens to our wealth after we die can be complicated. One of the most important choices when planning a ...
Posted by SamuelClemens at 10:37 a.m. | Talkbacks