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Savvy's Survival Guide - 297 Ways to Avoid Blunders in Your Life, Business, Family and Health
 
 

Savvy's Survival Guide - 297 Ways to Avoid Blunders in Your Life, Business, Family and Health [Kindle Edition]

Marc Charles , David Newcastle

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Savvy’s Survival Guide reveals 297 ways to avoid blunders in life, business, family and health

Table of Contents
Introduction: Savvy’s Survival Guide
Section 1: Financial Setbacks
What to Do When You’ve Got
Inaccurate Information in Your Credit Report
What to Do If You’re Getting Credit Card Bills for Something You Didn’t Buy
How to Cure Bad Credit
What to Do If You’re Mired in Debt
What to Do If You Suspect Someone
Is Trying to Con You with an Investment Scam
What to Do If Your Financial Broker
Gives You Bad Investment Advice
What to Do If You Suspect Someone
Is Embezzling from You
Section 2: Travel Snags
How to Get a Passport Quickly
How to Avoid a Long Airport Wait
How to Handle Jet Lag
What to Do If You Have Trouble with a Foreign Official
Section 3 – Dealing with People
Dealing with Disagreeable People
How to Handle the Relentless Telemarketer
How to Handle the Noisy Neighbor
How to Handle the “I-Pick-Fights-at-Parties” Jerk
How to Handle the Inappropriate Boss
How to Handle the Road Raging Driver
How to Handle the Caller Who Just Won’t Stop Talking
Section 4: Healthcare Conundrums
What to Do When You’re Going Bald
What to Do When You Have Psoriasis
What to Do If You Get Poison Ivy
How to Deal with Nasty Sunburn
What to Do When You’re Afraid You Have Skin Cancer
How to Get Rid of a Boil
What to Do When You’ve Got Pimples
How to Counteract High Cholesterol How to Get Rid of Your Bad Breath Problem
How to Deal with Constant Tiredness What to Do If You Have Insomnia What to Do If You’re Addicted to Sleeping Pills What to Do When You’re Overweight How to Handle Food Poisoning What to Do About High Blood Pressure How to Deal with Erectile Dysfunction What to Do If You Can’t Seem to Quit Smoking How to Get Life Insurance
Even If You Have Medical Problems What to Do When You and Your Spouse
Are Having Fertility Problems What to Do If Someone Has Overdosed on Drugs How to Find an Inpatient Alcohol Treatment Center What to Do If You’re Hyperventilating
What to Do If Someone Is Having a Heart Attack What to Do If You Learn You Have a Terminal Illness or Serious Injury What to Do If Your Medical Insurer
Refuses to Cover Procedures You Need
What to Do If You’re Sick or Hurt and Can’t Work Anymore What to Do If You Have a Back Injury Section 5: Business Issues How to Get a Raise You Deserve but Haven’t Received
How to Handle a Demotion
How to Deal with a Bully Boss How to Fix a Bad Reputation at Work or Online
What to Do About Gender Bias at Work How to Quit Your Job Gracefully How to Avoid Getting Sued by Job Applicants How to Reject a Job Applicant in Person How to Fire an Employee
How to Sell a Failing Business Section 6: Everyday Annoyances How to Get Out of Jury Duty
How to Stop Spam
What to Do If You Forget Someone’s Name
How to Get Out of Traffic Stops
How to Get Out of a Traffic Ticket
Section 7: Creature Conflicts
How to Quiet a Barking Dog
How to Handle an Aggressive Dog
What to Do When Someone Is Bitten by a Snake in the Wilderness
What to Do If You Encounter a Mountain Lion
What to Do If You Encounter a Bear
How to Deal with a Roach Infestation Problem
How to Get Rid of Mice Naturally
How to Get Rid of Fleas in Your Home
What to Do If You Get Termites
Section 8: People Problems
What to Do When You Suspect Someone of Lying to You
How to Handle a Date from Hell
What to Do When You Get an Invitation You Don’t Want to Accept
What to Do When You’ve Hurt Someone’s Feelings
How to Get Someone to Notice You Romantically
How to Resolve a Family Feud
How to Get Over Heartbreak
How to Handle a Turbulent Relationship with a Teen
How to Get a Restraining Order
How to Handle Difficult In-Laws
What to Do When You Suspect Your Spouse of Cheating
Section 9: Extreme Situations
What to Do If You Have a Car Accident
What to Do If Your Car Is Stolen
What to Do If You Are Being Stalked
What to Do If You Are a Vict

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 558 KB
  • Print Length: 193 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Kindle Publishing Group; First edition (2 Jan 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006RMTLJG
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It's true, I'm referred to as "The King of Business Opportunities". The name was actually given to me as a joke during a brainstorming session for a newsletter we were launching with Agora and Early to Rise called Profit Center Dispatch.

In the meeting, top-level copywriter, Don Mahoney, blurted out, "My Gawd, he's the King of Business Opportunities!", and it stuck.

I've launched, bought, sold and reviewed hundreds of businesses and money making opportunities.

I've also advised hundreds of start-up ventures, products and marketing campaigns. I've written hundreds of articles and essays on hot rising trends and legitimate business opportunities.

I speak at select events and still advise business start-ups and entrepreneurs.

My first writing "project" was Yahoo! Unplugged, which become one of the first "interactive" products on the Internet - it was a book, CD and online forum. I reviewed more than 8500 websites and e-businesses in my column over a 5 year period.

I live in Owls Head Maine and Clermont Florida, and rent homes all over the place. I have a beautiful wife and three kids. We homeschool our kids (and I've indoctrinated them with business ideas and strategies......with a light heart and great sense of humor and fun).

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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Practical Information 2 Sep 2012
By LoriRay - Published on Amazon.com
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When I downloaded this book, I thought I would get $1.99 worth and I would be fine with it. This book is full of practical information that most of us encounter in our every day lives but have no clue what to do most of the time. What do you do to get though the airport line and security the quickest? What do you do if you need life insurance and have problems getting it? What do you do if you have a bully for a boss? What do you do if you have a bad credit score and should you care? How do you avoid or get telemarketers to stop calling? Many of these things are everyday problems most of us don't think about until it happens to us, then we are at a loss. Of course you can always search most of these items on the internet and after some time find an answer. But for $1.99, you'd have many answers at your fingertips. If your considering buying this book, only do so after you look at the index and see how many topics are of interest to you. If there are many, than it is worth the price. For me, it was worth more than the price. If not, the save your two bucks.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Author ignores bias against men 21 Nov 2012
By echofoxtrot - Published on Amazon.com
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The author, who claims to be "savvy", repeatedly ignores bias against men in this book. In the section about gender bias, he only looks at the bias that effects women, and ignores the bias against men. In employment settings, the men that refuse to be unofficial security guards, refuse to do heavy lifting (that is not part of their job description), are quickly shown the door. Discrimination against men (and white people) is rampant; there are cutesy code names for it like "affirmative action" and "diversity". As might be expected, not one word on this subject. Some employment lawyers have actually told me that men are not a "protected group", despite the Fact that Title VII says they are.

One more example: the author advises on how to deal with cheating spouses. In doing so, he cites a survey regarding wives that have been cheated on. The innuendo is that only men cheat, while multiple surveys have found that wives cheat as often as husbands.
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