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Leveraging Your Assets by Sharing Them

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What is a share economy? According to Investopedia “A sharing economy is an economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else. The sharing economy model is most likely to be used when the price of a particular asset is high and the asset is not fully utilized all the time.” The most …

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BEST TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN 2017

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#ItchyFeet, #Wanderlust, #BudgetTravel these hashtags would continue to trend for 2017. According to Forbes 2017 is turning out to be the year for budget travelling. The dollar is performing very well and  American Express Global Business Travel said airfares would start to fall this year. To make this year more exciting for you and to jumpstart your travel planning, check …

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SAFETY RESOLUTIONS FOR 2017

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2017 is upon us and just like any New Year tradition, it is time to let go of the old and embrace the new. If you think you have left yourself or your family vulnerable to intruders in the past year, it has got to change this year, here’s something to challenge yourself in the New Year. …

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WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SCHOOL LOCKDOWNS

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When we send our children to school, we consider these institutions as a haven of safety for them. Recent increase of crimes happening in schools have become alarming. Depending on the degree of threat against the whole institution, some schools initiate Hold & Secure or Lockdown procedures. The Toronto District School Board explains the difference between the two. Hold & …

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Be Ultimate Superhost Everyone is Talking About

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To be a superhost is the apex of your career in the bed and breakfast, homesharing industry. If you dream of becoming one we have the guide to become the ultimate host everyone is talking about! 1. Have an AirBnB account of good standing and meet the following criteria: Hosted at least 10 trips Maintained a 90% response rate or …

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Be a Great Host by Ensuring Your Guests’ Safety

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Airbnbcitizen.com posted the Millenial Report on their website providing insight that the millenials (ages 18 to 35 years old) comprise a growing generation of consumers and travelers. According to the report this demographic is going to become 75% of guests in homesharing, AirBnB, and many more homes to rent on short term basis in 2025. This is also an indication …

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Personal Safety

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It is not a safe world out there. A crime is being committed by the second. How can you protect yourself? The first line of defence against crime begins with you. Toronto Police and San Francisco Safety Awareness For Everyone (SFSAFE) suggest 3 safety tips for you: Awareness is key. Stay alert and be aware of your surroundings. Just because …

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DON’T TAKE YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY FOR GRANTED

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Merriam-Webster defines safety as freedom from harm or danger. Personal safety is the absence of physical or bodily harm, harassment, infliction of pain, or physical and emotional distress. When we wake up every morning, consciously, or unconsciously our personal safety is what comes to mind first. We sigh with relief that we slept through the night and we get to …

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ARE YOU REALLY SAFE?

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Home invasion incidents are increasing at an alarming rate every year. Statistics have shown that a very low percentage of invaders and burglars have been apprehended and locked away in jail. This means that more of them get away with committing the crime. Canada Safety Council defines home invasion as “scenarios which are generally thought of as a premeditated confrontation …

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What Your Door Says About Your Personality

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From the outside the door is the centerpiece of a home. It speaks a lot about the personality of the homeowner. What kind of welcome do you want to give your family or guests? When choosing a door you are also choosing the first impression for your house. A simple door may mean a preference to functionality, a red door …