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Fabulously Frugal

Posted about 19 days ago by April S

Posted in Business & Investing, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Resources and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with budgeting, Business & Economics, consumer education, frugal living, home economics, housekeeping, low budget cooking, money management, personal finance, Sustainable living -- Economic aspects and thriftiness

Frugality isn’t just for cheapskates anymore. Check out this blog post to explore a variety of resources designed to help you save money and live a fabulously frugal lifestyle.

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Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

Posted 5 months ago by April S

Posted in Business & Investing, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Science, Medicine, & Technology and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with astronomy, cancer patients, leadership, management, mathematicians, memoir, musicals, nonfiction, poverty, professional development, psychology, race relations, racism, social conditions, social sciences, space race, success and women's history

If you're a fan of nonfiction books, then you'll love this blog post. It includes the best of the best nonfiction books of 2016.

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Strategies for Success: Top 5 Blogging Tips

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Business & Investing and eBooks & eAudiobooks | Tagged with blogging, blogs, marketing, social media and writing

Anyone can blog, but what makes a blog successful? That’s the question. Why does one blog take off and another fail? Blogging isn’t just about putting something out there – the secret to success – is providing content people are actually interested in checking out. Give ‘em what they want!

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Department of Neighborhoods

Posted about 1 year ago by Andy Lechlak

Posted in Business & Investing and Partnerships | Tagged with Action Plan, City of Toledo, Department of Neighborhoods and Neighborhood

The City of Toledo is seeking comments on its DRAFT July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017 One-Year Action Plan to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on or before May 15, 2016. The One-Year Action Plan is based on the HUD-approved Five-Year 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan submitted by the City of Toledo for housing, community, and economic development.

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Strong Women Making An Impact

Posted about 1 year ago by Andy Lechlak

Posted in Business & Investing, eBooks & eAudiobooks, History, Politics, & Biography, New and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with feminist and women's rights

The world is at a turning point. People everywhere understand and support the idea of gender equality. They know it’s not just a women’s issue, it’s a human rights issue. And when these powerful voices are heard, they will change the world. The time for that change is now.

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GVRL - eBooks for Free

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Business & Investing, Resources and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with eBooks, Gale Virtual Reference Library and GVRL

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) provides digital access to a variety of quality eBooks geared towards students, researchers, professionals and the general reader. With a wide-range of subjects including, but not limited to, the arts, business, education, environment, medical, and science projects we hope you’ll take the time to check it out.

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