Archive for January 6, 2015
Buying or selling a home is an exciting event, especially for first time buyers who are making their first big purchase. A home is one of the most valuable assets in most people’s lives, and it’s important to make the right decision when choosing what property to buy. It’s a good idea to find a Realtor if you’re a first time buyer, because the property listings can be overwhelming to sort through on your own. Buying a home involves going over lots of home listings to see what’s available in your area, but there are also lots of other things involved before you make a purchase. Keep reading for a review of the basic home buying steps that every buyer should know.
The number of people helping families in need by donating clothing is on the rise! In 2013, individuals gave roughly $2406 billion (70%) to charity, a 4.2% increase from the previous year. 16% of donations in 2013 were given by the education center, and 5% was received from corporate giving.
But what are the benefits of giving charitable clothing donations, instead of saving time by throwing out the things you no longer use?
Donating clothes is good for the environment. Almost 5% of total garbage in landfills consists of clothing or household textiles made of fabrics like cotton, polyester, nylon, and rayon. 5% may not seem like that much, but when you consider that 90% of textile waste is perfectly recyclable, you will wonder why more people aren’t sending their lightly used clothing to peop