Exclusive Collection of African-American Party Invitations and Stationery Products Launches

— Sweet Berry Lane is a cool online destination for African-American invitations and stationery products with unique designs and trends. —

Yolanda N. Ingram, CEO/Founder of Sweet Berry Lane

Holly Springs, NC — It is obvious how special events like weddings, birthdays, holidays, confirmations and graduations require special invitations, and well-crafted, beautiful stationery, which can be an inexpensive way to add a lot of fun to one’s next event. While many people make the mistake of sending out dull and unattractive invitations, finding the perfect invitation for special events, especially one that features African-Americans could be somewhat daunting and confusing since a sheer abundance of options abounds.

Amid all these disheartening concerns is Sweet Berry Lane, a cool destination for African-American invitations and stationery products, and they are keen on solving all bad experiences with their unique, latest designs and trends. They have an exclusive collection of African-American party invitations and Christmas cards, which include baby showers, bridal showers, graduation announcements and birthday party invitations. Recently, Sweet Berry Lane introduced African American themed Bridal Shower Games with games such as Love Birds, which guests have to match the African American fictional TV/ Movie couple with the title of the Movie.

“Today, we have made African American party planning to be a fun thing… it is not necessary to waste time looking for generic and boring invitations, explained Yolanda N Ingram, Founder/ CEO of Sweet Berry Lane. The anticipation of the big day grows with each day that passes, and we understand that you have gone through a lot of trouble to order great decorations for your party. Be sure to take the time to select the perfect party invitations that will impress your friends on Sweet Berry Lane.

Yolanda’s venture into the stationery world happened by accident in 2005 while she was preparing for her son’s first birthday party. After visiting one stationery store after another and doing an exhausting search online, she was unable to find any African-American invitation for her son’s party. With time fast against her, she had to settle on a generic invitation where she printed the words out for his party on a home printer. After the experience, she vowed not to let such repeat itself, and that made her established Sweet Berry Lane.

Sweet Berry Lane radiates a drive for the unconventional and an abundance of creativity as their fantastic collection of invitation are carefully made with different fabulous designs. African Americans who are keen on finding a new way to express themselves using high-quality invitations now have the opportunity to enjoy the company’s new line.

Yolanda concluded, “Sweet Berry Lane wants to offset the often-negative imagery of our community displayed by the media, by celebrating the beauty, strength, and magic of the African-American culture throughout its stationery product line.”

For more information about Sweet Berry Lane and the exclusive collection of African-American party invitations and stationery products offered, visit www.sweetberrylane.com.

For all updates, be sure to follow Sweet Berry Lane on Instagram (www.instagram.com/sweetberrylane) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/sweetberrylanecom)

Sweet Berry Lane


Posted in Black Businesses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mother and Teen Son Launch Movement to Help Black Families Create Generational Wealth Through Business Ownership and Personal Financial Success

— In a nation where 49% of children are living in poverty, the family brand movement has been started to extract the true potential in family bonds —

NationwideThe Family Brand Movement, started by Lavette Minn, an inspiring mother alongside her 15-year old son, Yungche Homme, aims to create stronger and productive family bonds in people. Together, the two are focused on encouraging other families to do the same and build unique and productive family brands. These bonds created among the families can not only make them successful but can also bring financial freedom in their lives. The Family Brand Movement has also announced the release of its latest publication, Family Brand: 9 Principles and Tips to Building Family & Business, a book co-authored by both co-founders to inspire families worldwide.

15-year old Yungche and his mother, Lavette, are the founders of the Family Brand Movement

“My son and I have founded this movement with a primary aim of coaching families who have children, to obtain personal financial success by building generational wealth with family brands,” said Lavette, the mother of Yungche and his 2 other siblings. “Family Brand is a book that both of us wrote and it shares 9 principles and tips to building a family and a family business,” she added. According to Lavette, the book will inspire people to build great legacies of their families that will last forever.

This inspiring movement has been designed to encourage families to build family bonds that potentially lead to building family brands and businesses. Nobody can have a better business partnership than two family members and this is the reason why an overwhelming percentage of businesses worldwide are family owned and operated. The Family Brand book is, therefore, going to be an inspiring mission of this mother-son team and the book is currently available in stock on the website of the movement. The Family Brand Movement has been launched as a perfect way to counter the rising rate of poverty, especially among the children in the United States and elsewhere.

The book covers nine core principles that mainly cover:
* communications
* transparency
* finances
* investment
* money attitudes
* building a vision

In addition to this amazing book, both co-founders also educate families by providing them personal coaching based on their own situations in order to help them.

Families will learn about:
* DIY Credit Repair Coaching
* Income shifting: bringing more money home each payday
* Business master planning and creating multiple streams of income

Moreover, both Lavette and Yungche are very responsive when it comes to giving advice and helping people who reach them online. The website they have created for the movement also features informative news, updates, and videos to help families and everyone who tries to reach them.

Lavette and Yungche started this inspiring journey when they’re ‘So Gone Challenge’ video went viral on Facebook last year and the response they received was overwhelming as it received more than 3 million views. So far, they have been endorsed for several great accomplishments that include writing two books and a song titled “HHELLO” which is part of their family brand and legacy. Their website features several inspiring testimonials in which people have shared their inspiring stories during interaction with Lavette and Yungche. However, despite all the success and recognition, both co-founders firmly believe that they have a long way to go and this is just a beginning.

For further information, please visit www.thefamilybrandmovement.com or send an email to info@thefamilybrandmovement.com

Note: There is a FREE gift available if you go to their website!


The Family Brand Movement, LLC


Posted in Entrepreneurship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Prostate Mistake Millions of Men Make

PLUS: Learn how to end frequent trips to the bathroom, improve your bedroom performance and keep your prostate healthy for life

Dear Health Conscious Reader,


Your prostate is the master gland to your masculinity. In your 20s, your prostate worked like clockwork. You could drink gallons of water and not need to pee for hours. And when you did pee, you got a powerful stream and a satisfying emptying of your bladder.

And you undoubtedly had no trouble enjoying all the benefits of your intimate relationships.

But as you got older, things began to take a turn for the worse. You’re peeing more than usual during the day…and even getting up 2, 3 or 4 times a night to go to the bathroom.

Believe me, you’re not alone. Urinary issues related to prostate health affect as many as 50% of men by age 60. And by age 80, up to 90% of men suffer from significant prostate issues![1]

These problems are certainly annoying, to say the least. But it’s important to know that ignoring them can sometimes lead to more serious health issues. Left alone, prostate issues can turn a previously strong, confident, virile man into a shadow of his former self.

I’m Joshua Corn, Editor-in-Chief of Live in the Now, one of the fastest-growing natural health publications in the nation. My passion for natural health has always driven me to educate people on alternative solutions that are both safe and effective.

Please keep reading, because if you value your prostate health and want to maintain normal urinary function, I have some startling scientific research to share with you today.

It Starts So Innocently, But Then…

You find yourself having to pee more than usual. But you don’t think it’s anything to worry about.

Then you find yourself standing over the toilet bowl waiting to go. And when your waterworks finally do spring into action, you get weak urine flow, discomfort, and an embarrassing dribbling.

But still, you don’t think it’s anything to be that concerned about. However, as time ticks by, it begins affecting you in other ways.

Not only does this problem have you peeing at all times of the day and night, but it begins creeping into other parts of your life, too. Most notably, your personal life and your intimate relationships. As many men report, these problems eventually end up disrupting their bedroom life as well.

And, as time goes by, things only get worse.

If you’ve ever had this happen to you, you know just how embarrassing it can be. Performance issues like this can make any man feel like he’s lost his mojo.

However, age means nothing once you have your prostate health under control.

And this isn’t just mere conjecture. Thousands of men across the country just like you have waved goodbye to nagging, worrying urinary problems.

They’ve rediscovered their health, maintained healthy prostate function, eliminated poor urination…and have rediscovered the intimacy they thought was gone forever!

How have they done this? What triggered such a turnaround?

The European Secret to Restoring
Prostate Health and Renewed Potency

For years, doctors in Europe have been using a combination of two all-natural nutrients to address prostate health.[2] As you’re about to see, this powerful double-action approach is safe and amazingly effective — and free of the unwanted side effects that plague other options.[2]

And it’s a solution backed by overwhelming scientific research. Multiple placebo-controlled medical studies have demonstrated just how powerful these two nutrients can be at supporting prostate health and function, including[3-5]:

Increasing urine flow and promoting an empty bladder
Avoiding straining when going to the toilet
Promoting healthy prostate size
Reducing nighttime trips to the bathroom
Supporting healthy prostate function
Making it easier to enjoy bedroom intimacy
And much more

The “Dynamic Duo” That Can
Rejuvenate Your Precious Prostate

When you were younger, you didn’t give your prostate a second thought. And that’s because it worked at the peak of its powers, performing all the vital functions just like nature intended.

Well, I sure hope you’re ready because you’re about to feel that great again. Using what I’m about to reveal, you can say goodbye to troublesome urinary problems and begin seeing and feeling the incredible results faster than you may have thought possible.

So what are these two superstar nutrients that can give you all of these benefits?

The first nutrient is a potent plant extract made from flower pollen, which is rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids and plant hormones. This pollen extract is proving to be one of the most effective prostate-supporting nutrients Mother Nature has ever produced.

Ultrasound Scans Reveal Normal Prostate Size

In a double-blind study published in the British Journal of Urology, researchers gave 53 men with prostate problems either 252 mg of this pollen extract or a placebo for 6 months. At the end of the study, the researchers found that men taking this extraordinary extract got an average 69% improvement in their symptoms.[3]

To get further evidence of how potent this flower pollen is for prostate health, the researchers looked at specific prostate-related parameters.

First, they took the unusual step of peering inside the prostate gland with ultrasound scanning equipment. They looked at men’s prostates before and after the study to record any changes in size and shape.

And to their surprise, in just a few short weeks, all of the men taking this specific pollen extract had experienced a reduction in prostate size from when they first started the study! They also found these improvements with the men taking the flower pollen[3]:

Urinary flow was boosted 71%
Urgency cut by 76%
Bladder emptying increased 66%
Frequency cut by 60%

All told, according to the researchers, a whopping 85% of men in the study reported significant relief from the urinary problems that had troubled them for so long![3]

It’s Incredible How It Works…

The specific flower pollen extract that produced these remarkable results is a patented version called Graminex®. This is the specific brand I recommend because it works in a number of different ways to help support prostate health and reduce troubling urinary symptoms.[10-13]

First, it relaxes the tiny muscles in your prostate. When you have urinary problems, these tiny muscles spasm and contract continuously. Have you ever noticed what happens when you stand on a garden hose while watering plants in your garden? Water flow gets blocked, pressure drops and you get a tiny trickle of water.

The spasms and contractions of these tiny muscles act in much the same way as that garden hose. You get weak urine flow, urine backs up in your bladder and you find yourself peeing for what seems like an eternity! And that’s not all because weak flow doesn’t just affect the passing of urine…

…It can also affect your intimate relationships.

Fortunately, this flower extract helps relax these tiny muscles, so in just a short space of time, symptoms can be reduced or even eliminated entirely.[10,11] You get a stronger flow of urine, increased bladder emptying and a dramatic boost in urinary satisfaction.

Second, by relaxing and reducing the size of these tiny muscles in your prostate gland, it helps support normal prostate size and relieves the annoying consequences.[10,11]

You can go for hours at a time without peeing. You sleep better because you don’t have to get up 3-4 times a night to go to the bathroom. You get a properly emptied bladder because your prostate can push more urine through.

Third, it supports normal levels of the inflammatory markers that affect prostate size.[10,11] This pollen extract is teeming with cooling nutrients that support a healthy inflammatory response. Less inflammation means better urine flow, no burning sensations when you pee and better urinary control.

And fourth, it’s also a powerful fighter of dihydrotestosterone, or DHT. High levels of DHT can wreak havoc on your body by reducing levels of free testosterone. The less free testosterone, the more it begins affecting your intimate relationships.[12,13]

The Powerful Plant Sterol That
Improves Prostate Symptoms Scores by 350%!

While Graminex® flower pollen extract alone has been shown to provide extraordinary prostate relief, there is a second powerful nutrient I recommend for prostate health that you should know about.

Beta Sitosterol is a powerful plant sterol that’s been used to support prostate health in Europe for more than 50 years. Since its discovery, Beta Sitosterol has been the subject of numerous scientific studies. And the results have been nothing short of remarkable.

In a 6-month double-blind study involving 200 men with prostate problems, researchers gave half of them 60 mg of Beta Sitosterol, and the other half got a placebo. They then measured their symptoms using the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS). This test measures urine flow, frequency, urgency and other symptoms.

The results are startling, to say the least. Men who took Beta Sitosterol got a 7.4 point decrease in their IPSS for a whopping 350% improvement in their prostate symptoms over the placebo group![6]

What’s more, the men in the Beta Sitosterol group increased bladder emptying by an impressive 54%, while reporting a 35% boost in urinary flow.[6] That meant they were peeing less and were not getting up 2, 3 or more times a night to go to the bathroom!

And, over time, things only got better. In a follow-up study, researchers found that Beta Sitosterol kept delivering the benefits. The urinary flow was increased even further and IPSS lifestyle scores improved significantly, too.[7]

Meanwhile, the men in the placebo group actually had worse scores than when the original study was performed!

Perhaps most striking of all, the researchers performed a further trial[7] — this time on the men in the placebo group. What would happen if they suddenly gave the placebo participants Beta Sitosterol? Well, they decided to find out. And the results were significant.

The urinary flow was boosted by 21%. And bladder emptying increased by 31% — just by switching from a placebo to Beta Sitosterol![7]

By themselves, Graminex® and Beta Sitosterol each offer amazing, scientifically researched prostate support, helping you[3-7]:

Sleep like a baby at night! Get a full night of restful, rejuvenating sleep every night without repeated trips to the bathroom!
Enjoy healthy urine flow. Boost bladder emptying and eliminate hesitation and dribbling.
Rejuvenate your love life! Feel and perform like you did in your 20s…enjoying uninterrupted intimacy!
Restore your male “swagger.” Be the strong, virile, confident guy you used to be before prostate problems reared their ugly head.

Double-Duty Support for Superior Prostate Relief

Besides my work with Live in the Now, I also run a company called Stop Aging Now, which has been making premium grade dietary supplements for over 20 years.

Working with our Scientific Advisory Board, I’ve created a natural prostate and urination support breakthrough by combining both Graminex® and Beta Sitosterol, along with other proven ingredients, in an amazingly effective and super-convenient supplement called BetaPollen PLUS®.

It’s also incredibly affordable with a price as low as $12.49 per bottle. This way, nearly everyone can take advantage of its amazing benefits.

Price aside, what makes BetaPollen PLUS so exceptional is its unique formula that’s more effective than just about anything else on the market today. Here’s what makes it superior:

400 mg of Graminex® Flower Pollen Extract, the highly potent and purified extract that has been shown in clinical studies to provide super-potent support for optimal prostate health and urinary function.[10-13]
60 mg of Beta Sitosterol Complex, the powerful plant compound that has gained popularity for its ability to support normal prostate size and function as well as cardiovascular health.
A potent dose of Lycopene, a unique antioxidant that has been shown to support prostate health by helping to protect the delicate tissues of the prostate from free-radical damage.[8,9]

Only 1 Pill per Day — BetaPollen PLUS is so concentrated that you only need one veggie capsule per day, making it incredibly convenient, especially for guys who don’t like taking pills.
Quality You Can Trust — BetaPollen PLUS is made in Stop Aging Now’s own FDA-inspected facility located in Florida to meet or exceed the stringent USP standards for quality, purity, potency and disintegration.
Affordable and Risk-Free — This amazing formula is available for as low as $12.49 per bottle for a one-month supply. Plus, it ships to you for free and comes with an “any reason” 365-day guarantee of a full refund for up to one year after purchase.

Our BetaPollen PLUS Customers Say It Best…

I get letters every day about the amazing benefits of BetaPollen PLUS. Here are just a few I have received recently:

“Decreased frequency, especially during the night.”
I just finished a trial of three bottles of BetaPollen PLUS. I am very pleased with the results. I am experiencing an improved urine flow and decreased frequency, especially at night.*
— Michael Rinaldini from Sebastopol, CA
“I can now sleep through the night.”
Due to my prostate issues, I have been making 3 or 4 trips to the bathroom at night, ruining my sleep. With BetaPollen PLUS I am sleeping through the night again. This supplement is certainly working for me.*
— Richard Gablon from Middletown, MD
“I’m better able to empty my bladder.”
I started using BetaPollen PLUS about 3 months ago. I can now usually sleep through the night without getting up to urinate. The flow seems to be a little stronger, and I’m better able to empty my bladder.*
— Randy Allen from Honolulu, HI
“Fewer trips to the restroom.”
After only 3 weeks of using BetaPollen PLUS, this product has allowed me to better empty my bladder, meaning fewer trips to the restroom.*
— Larry Mckay from Louisville, TN

I Don’t Want to Sell You a Bottle…
…I Want to Provide You with a Solution

I honestly want this product to be the solution you’ve been looking for, and I want you to WOW your doctor at your next checkup.

But I’m sure you’ve heard many promises before, which is why BetaPollen PLUS comes with a 365-day return policy.

That’s right if it doesn’t work, it’s FREE. Even if you’ve taken every last capsule if you aren’t satisfied, I will still give you every penny back – up to one year after purchase. It also ships to you for FREE, so there’s truly no risk!

Order Now and Get Relief Fast!

The great news about BetaPollen PLUS is that it is quickly absorbed into your bloodstream, and you’ll start noticing the effects faster than you may have thought possible.

BetaPollen PLUS can:

Help reduce night time bathroom trips
Make urination effortless and discomfort free—no stop and start
Promote a complete emptying of the bladder
Allow you to enjoy a healthy, active, virile life again
Nourish your prostate while supporting normal size
Whether you’re concerned about avoiding trouble down the road or simply increasing your comfort level and quality of life now, BetaPollen PLUS is a smart investment. I hope you’ll give it a try!

Get BetaPollen PLUS For As Low As $12.49
Per Bottle + Free Shipping—ORDER NOW!

To Your Good Health,
Joshua Corn
President of Stop Aging Now
Editor-in-Chief of Live in the Now

P.S. I promise that BetaPollen PLUS will have a remarkable, positive impact on your overall health and quality of life. Remember, if it doesn’t work for you — it’s free! It’s not available in stores and ships to you at no cost. Hurry to take advantage of this special offer

Scientific References

1. Campbell’s Urology. 8th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders; 2002. pp. 1297–1336.
2. Life Extension Magazine/2005/6
3. BR J Urol 1990;66(4):398-404
4. Urologe (b) 1988;28:301-6
5. BR J Urol 1993 Apr. 7(4) 433-38
6. Lancet 1995;345:1529-32
7. BJU Int 200;85:842-6
8. PLoS One 2015;10(9):e0137427
9. Int J Mol Sci 2014;15(1):1433-40.
10. Eur Urol. 2009 Sep;56(3):544-51.
11. BJU Int. 2000 May;85(7):836-41.
12. Mol Cell Biochem. 2003 Aug;250(1-2):21-6.
13. Urologiia. 2007 May-Jun (3):35-9.

*Testimonial results not typical. Customers may have received a gift certificate after submitting their testimonial. The information contained above is for general consumer understanding and education, and should not be considered or used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This product is not an alternative to any prescription drug. If you are currently taking a prescription drug, consult your doctor before making any changes. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All contents Copyright 2001-2017 Stop Aging Now, LLC. All rights reserved. Republishing of Stop Aging Now content without written authorization is strictly prohibited.


Posted in Health & Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prescription Freedom: Natural Remedies To Live Drug Free

 These Natural Healing Secrets Keep You Off Of Costly Prescription Drugs.

Do you want to get off all the drugs you are taking? I know I did!

My wife went to the doctor because she was due for her yearly health check up. Now you have to understand that she had NO problems. She just wants to make sure everything is still working well.

She goes to the doctor. The doctor gives her a complete check up. Nothing was wrong, but, the doctor looked at my wife’s information and said you’re over 50 years old. My wife said, “yes”.

The doctor without missing a beat said, “WOW”, you should be on 5 different drugs by now!” My wife said, “well there is nothing wrong with me so I guess that’s not so true for me”.

The doctor said, “Let me prescribe some anti-depression pills for you and we should schedule you for a hysterectomy”.

My wife said, “NO, I see you are about pushing drugs and cutting people for no reason”. Of course, my wife was upset and we changed her doctor ASAP.

Now we do as much as possible to use natural remedies and whole foods. If you are interested in NATURAL METHODS click here.

Posted in Health & Wellness | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment


Women endure a lot of things in the name of beauty: Long and sometimes painful beauty shop appointments, “cute” heels that hurt your feet, and now lipstick, which is supposed to enhance your beauty, could be slowly hurting you. Watchdog groups have found that there are a great number of lipsticks that contain way too much lead. Sometimes double, triple and even more times the recommended daily amount.

Metals are often used in mineral dyes, which give lipstick its pigment, and are also often found in soil and groundwater. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) has estimated that in 2013 lead exposure accounted for 853,000 deaths due to long-term effects on health. IHME also estimated that lead exposure accounted for 9.3% of the global burden of idiopathic intellectual disability, 4% of the global burden of ischemic heart disease and 6.6% of the global burden of stroke.

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics calls lead a neurotoxin and says any amount is too much. “Lead builds up in the body over time and lead-containing lipstick applied several times a day, every day, can add up to significant exposure levels,” said Dr. Mark Mitchell, co-chair of the environmental health task force for the National Medical Association.

They found that women who apply lipstick two to three times daily can ingest a significant amount—20 percent of the daily amount that’s considered safe in drinking water or more—of aluminum, cadmium, chromium, and manganese. Depending on the lipstick, in some cases, women who refreshed their lipstick more times, were meeting or surpassing the daily recommended exposure to chromium, aluminum, and manganese too!

With that said, here are some lipsticks that you may want to avoid or at least only use very rarely–for the sake of your health.

7. Stargazer Lipstick 103 c
Lead content: 4.12 parts-per-million

6. Maybelline Color Sensational – Mauve Me
Lead content: 4.23 ppm

5. Cover Girl Continuous Color – Warm Brick
Lead content: 4.28 ppm

4. L’Oreal Intensely Moisturizing Lipcolor – Heroic
Lead content: 4.41 ppm

3. Cover Girl Queen Collection Vibrant Hues Color – Ruby Remix
Lead content: 4.92 ppm

2. L’Oreal Colour Riche – Volcanic
Lead content: 7.00 ppm

And the number one lipstick with the highest lead content is (*drumroll please*)…

1. Maybelline Color Sensational – Pink Petal
Lead content: 7.19 pp


Posted in Health & Wellness | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

In Home 5 Hidden Home Toxins

Most American households are teeming with toxins. Some products, like cleaning agents, flame retardants, and pesticides, are widely known to be harmful to our health. But other products are less discernible dangerous. Here’s a look at five surprisingly toxic household items:

1. Laundry Detergent Packets

The concentrated cleaning power of liquid laundry packets does more than lift stains and brighten blouses. In fact, when ingested, packets can cause loss of consciousness, excessive vomiting, drowsiness, throat swelling and difficulty breathing. What’s more, eye contact can cause ocular burns leading to temporary vision loss.

According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, highly concentrated, single-load liquid laundry packets are particularly harmful to young children. In fact, more than 10,000 children under the age of 5 were reportedly exposed from January through November in 2016 alone.

2. Air Fresheners

Air fresheners — be it in the form of spritzes, sprays, diffusers, gels or plug-ins — promise to mask the odor of our ordinary lives with the tranquil scents of Cashmere Woods and Hawaiian Breezes. But in many cases, air fresheners are delivering far more than they promise. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, air fresheners may contain phthalates – a class of chemicals shown to cause cancer, liver toxicity, kidney toxicity and reproductive problems in animal studies. What’s more, air fresheners may also contain harmful agents such as formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

3. Vinyl

There’s a certain satisfaction in the smell of something new — whether it be a new car, new flooring or new running shoes. Unfortunately, that ‘new’ smell typically signifies the presence of Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) — a plastic harmful to human health and the environment.

PVC (or vinyl) is commonly found in everyday household items such as inflatable toys and mattresses, shower curtains and bath mats, and plumbing supplies and flooring. A known carcinogen and endocrine disruptor, PVC contains phthalates, lead and other compounds known to interfere with child development and cause damage to the liver, central respiratory and nervous systems.

4. Philodendrons

These hearty houseplants are highly toxic to humans and pets. In fact, ingesting them can cause burning, blistering and swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat; burning and irritation of the eyes; slurred speech; skin irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. According to the National Library of Medicine, the poisonous ingredient in Philodendrons is Calcium oxalate, a chemical compound that forms envelope-shaped crystals, known in plants as raphides.

Want to sell your home or sell your notes? Click Here!

The compound is also found in Peace Lilies, Calla Lilies and Elephant Ear, among other common houseplants.

5. Humidifiers

Most people are privy to the many health benefits of humidifiers: They add moisture to the air to treat dryness and irritation of the skin, nose throat and lips; and they also help to ward off illnesses like the common cold and flu. But what most people don’t know about humidifiers is that, over time, they can become highly toxic. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recent studies by the EPA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have shown that dirty humidifiers can disperse microorganisms and minerals into indoor air — causing significant health problems, particularly in people suffering from asthma and allergies. Fortunately, proper care and cleaning can prevent the growth and emission of such harmful bacteria.


Posted in Real Estate | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Identity Theft Protection Without Those Monthly Fees.

Finally, a Step by Step Blueprint to Enhanced Identity Theft Protection Without Those Monthly Fees

“Discover How To Quickly And Easily Protect You And Your Family From Identity Theft”  

Without paying monthly fees for the rest of your life!

How to protect yourself

  1. First, shred or otherwise destroy all discarded documents that have your sensitive information in them — things like Social Security numbers, birthdays, mother’s maiden name, or anything else that could be a unique identifier.
  2. Never transmit this information in an email. Be vigilant for email phishing scams, designed to trick you into revealing this information, in the belief you are dealing with a legitimate organization. Legitimate organizations do not ask for this information online.
  3. If you have been a victim of identity theft, of a “soft” incident, where your credit card information was among the data stolen in a hack of some retailer’s network, you can ask all three credit bureaus to freeze your credit report.

That means no one can access it without your permission. Without access to your credit report, no credit accounts can be opened in your name. The freeze is good for 90 days and can be renewed.

Note: Earlier this year Javelin Strategy & Research reported there were 15.4 million identity theft victims in the U.S. in 2016, a record high. It’s up 16% since 2003, with losses rising to $16 billion.

The biggest increase was in the use of stolen credit card data, especially for online transactions.

These are just 3 ways you can protect yourself.

Want to know more ways to protect yourself and your family? Click Here!

Posted in Personal Credit, Teach What You Know | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment