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We are in the middle of construction season and the Auditor’s office would like to notify you that according to Ohio Revised Code 5713.17 taxpayers are required to notify the Pike County Auditor’s Office of construction and/or improvements within 60 days of the start of construction and/or improvements. To notify the Pike County Auditor’s office you must complete and submit a Building Notice. Please be advised Building Notices are NOT considered a permit, only a notification for tax purposes. If you have new construction, please contact the Auditor’s Office for your form today. See More See Less

Auditor Erica J. Snodgrass, CPA

Ohio lawmakers are working to improve the CAUV laws for farmers to reduce the tax bills for farmers. The bill referenced in this article has passed the Ohio Senate and is headed to the house.

The Auditor’s Office is keeping track of changes to the laws and will implement the changes as soon as the law is enacted. See More See Less

The Ohio Senate approved legislation to address the issue about a week after the Ohio House added language to the biennial state budget bill.

Auditor Erica J. Snodgrass, CPA

I would like to remind Pike County residents and land owners. The revaluation of Pike County property will be completed in 2017. The new values set by me, as Auditor, will be approved by the Ohio Department of Taxation and Equalization (DTE) in December of 2017. Until that is approved, the County is still sitting at the values from the prior administration (i.e. the Triennial in 2014). All Pike County residents will see the effects of the hard work of my staff, my appraisal team, and me on your first tax bill in 2018. See More See Less

ABOUT THE AUDITOR

Erica Snodgrass is a lifelong resident of Pike County, she graduated from Scioto Valley Local Schools in 1997 and attended Shawnee State University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. In 2009, Erica obtained her Certified Public Accounting license through the State of Ohio. Before being elected as Pike County Auditor, Erica was the Office Manager for Seif & Shugart, LLC for 10 years. Erica lives in Piketon with her husband and her two children. Erica was appointed to the position of County Auditor in 2015. Auditor Snodgrass makes the interest of taxpayers her first priority and therefore she runs an office that is driven by facts, numbers, and fairness, not politics.

Erica J. Snodgrass, CPA
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Home School NYC – home page #home #school, #homeschool, #homeschooling, #unschooling, #deschooling

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WELCOME to HOMESCHOOLNYC!
Families, homeschoolers, and educators
will find many resources here

Laurie Block Spigel 2005 2017

Frustrated with school? The answer might be homeschooling!

  • What is homeschooling? Read Homeschooling Myths Explained and watch the video of Laurie’s interview on Joy in Our Town , discussing socialization, child-led learning, and more.
  • Why do people homeschool? What are some of the pros and cons? What does a typical homeschooling day look like? Read Questions about Homeschooling
  • How do I begin? In my Ten Steps to Successful Homeschooling. the first step is to understand the legal requirements: Step One: Know the Law .
  • Where can I find support groups. classes, and group activities for my child? Step Two: Support Groups includes a list of Public Classes for Homeschoolers .
  • What about curriculum? How do I know what my child should be learning? Consider child-led learning. which takes into account Your Child�s Interests and Learning Style .
  • What is child-led learning? Read The Fully Engaged Student and Educating the Whole Child. Watch the video Hackschooling Makes Me Happy. a TED talk by a 13-year-old. Read more articles and reviews .
  • Curious about grade level and standards? Read about The Myth of Grade Level Standards .
  • More questions and answers can be found in the FAQ and RAQ (Frequently or Recently Asked Questions).
  • Find recommended books and resources here and, also listed by subject on the sidebar.
  • Fun, free educational activities are listed, organized by subject and location.
  • All questions on education and parenting are freely answered – see Ask Laurie .
  • Read what people are saying about this website and about Laurie as a teacher .

Read Laurie’s letter to the editor. New York Times. 9 January 2015
and her article Ten Reasons Why Self-directed, Child-led Learning Works

Events etc. Upcoming events that will appeal to homeschoolers

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Education Uncensored

A Guide for the Aspiring, the Foolhardy, and the Disillusioned

See more information. including an excerpt, what people are saying about the book, the Table of Contents, and details of buying the book via Paypal. $12.95 plus shipping handling

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  • idNYC is the new, free identification card for all New York City residents age 14 and up, which gives all of us the opportunity to show who we are New Yorkers. Benefits include free admission to a long list of museums and cultural institutions.

Events etc.

  • AERO Conference 2017 at the LIU CW Post Campus on Long Island, August 2-6. Keynote speakers include: Jonathon Kozol, Peter Gray, John Taylor Gatto, and other luminaries in alternative education.
  • Free Workshops for Kids at Home Depot. Usually one Saturday a month, 9:00 am – noon. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
  • Citywide Festivals from the NYC Dept. of Parks & Recreation
  • Free Folk Open Sing on the first Wednesday of each month. Bring your voice, instruments, friends, neighbors, and children. Drop by for a couple of songs or the whole evening. At the Ethical Culture Society, 53 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn (near 2nd St.). Directions: F train to 7th Ave.; Q train to 7th Ave.; 2/3 train to Grand Army Plaza. Hosted by Ethical Culture and the Folk Music Society of NY.

    Laurie Block Spigel is a home educator who has lectured and written articles on education, parenting, and raising a family in New York City. The daughter of university professors, she has had the good fortune to meet many educators in her life, including award-winning professors and Disney Teachers-of-the-Year, whom she has relentlessly questioned.

    As a long-standing member of NYCHEA and a veteran homeschooler, Laurie has been interviewed on public radio, public television, by the New York Times. and by Le Point Magazine. Laurie also teaches poetry and creative writing to children. She created this website in honor of the children and this beautiful city we call New York.

    Parents are Opting Out of New York State Tests!

    Parents of schooled children are fighting back and boycotting the tests. Homeschoolers have fewer testing requirements and no pass/fail system in the scoring of tests. For more information, and to join the boycott, go to Change the Stakes. Download their flyer What parents need to know about opting out of state tests (pdf format).

    Note: Homeschoolers are not subject to the same testing rules and requirements as schooled students. Homeschoolers do not have to undergo tests each and every year (NYS homeschooling regulations require testing every other year through grades 4 8 and every year in grades 9 12 parent may choose to test in other years). Also, it important to note that schooled kids are graded on these tests, and must score higher than the passing grade, while homeschoolers must show a score above 33rd percentile, which is the cut off for special ed. A homeschooler scoring below 33rd percentile only needs to show improvement the following year. More info on testing. Read the WNYC article: Colleges admissions are moving away from standardized tests.

    If you have any questions, please send an email Laurie [at] HomeschoolNYC.com..

    Homeschool Empowerment Webring


  • SQL Monitor Metrics #custom #metrics, #monitoring, #sql #monitor, #sql #server

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    Collect the performance data you care about in Redgate’s SQL Monitor using custom metrics

    Custom metrics are T-SQL scripts you can add to SQL Monitor to record extra kinds of data.

    You can analyze and receive alerts about your custom data just like everything else SQL Monitor collects.

    This library contains free, tried and tested custom metrics you can install straightaway, and resources to help you write your own.

    SQL Monitor

    SQL Monitor is a SQL server monitoring tool that gives you real-time SQL Server performance data with alerts and diagnostics.

    With its embedded expertise from SQL Server experts and MVPs, it gives you the information and advice you need to find and fix issues before users are even aware.

    Maximize SQL Server monitoring with custom metrics

    SQL Monitor is a performance monitoring and alerting tool for SQL Server, with a web-based UI. Its custom metrics feature lets you run T-SQL queries against SQL Servers to collect specific data. But what if you don t want to write your own queries? No problem. Red Gate has brought together a range of quality custom metrics for you to use in SQL Monitor.

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    St louis personal injury #st. #charles #bankruptcy #attorney,st. #louis #debt #attorney,jefferson #county #personal #injury #attorney,missouri

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    A & L, Licker Law Firm, LLC: Affordable and Professional

    A L, Licker Law Firm, LLC provides bankruptcy. personal injury. and family law legal services to residents of St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County, Missouri and to nearby Illinois residents. While our cases may seem small to other attorneys, we understand that your case impacts your life in a big way. We pride ourselves on providing affordable and professional legal services that get results.We will do our part, so you can move past this difficult time in your life.
    Our clients agree. Our awards include:

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    Our attorneys are experts in their fields. They stay up-to-date on the latest changes in bankruptcy, personal injury law, and family law so our firm can provide you with the best possible service. We are members of:

    • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy
    • American Bankruptcy Institute

    Our attorneys help protect your liesence after a driving violation such as speeding (Traffic Ticket), driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence (DUI), or driving while suspended (DWS).

    A L, Licker Law Firm, LLC handles bankruptcy cases for individuals and companies in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

    When you just can t pay your debts, bankruptcy may be an option. Bankruptcy can stop the sale of your house, harassing creditor calls and wage garnishments. Our attorneys have helped thousands of people just like you to get out of debt and move on with their lives. Call our bankruptcy lawyers; we are here for you.

    We guarantee our clients that their debt will be discharged through their bankruptcy or we will refund the attorney fees. We have filed over thousand bankruptcy cases and have not had one case rejected by the court. Our main office is located in St. Charles where we are the most trusted bankruptcy law firm, we file more bankruptcy cases (chapter 7 and chapter 13 ) than any other law firm.

    Contact our office to schedule a free consultation. Our attorneys will determine which form of bankruptcy will work for best in your situation. Our office will prepare the bankruptcy petition and fill out the necessary documents and file them on your behalf. We are with you every step of the way.

    Want more information? Request our free book: Everything You Need To Know About Bankruptcy . The book explains the bankruptcy process in Missouri and how it can help you to get a fresh start.

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    A L, Licker Law Firm, LLC represents victims of car accidents in the greater St. Louis area. If you have been in a car crash and need help dealing with the insurance companies, give our office a call. We can negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf and help you get fair compensation for your property damage, medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost income. If we can’t recover damages, you don’t pay anything.

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    A L, Licker Law Firm, LLC provides bankruptcy, personal injury and family law legal services to residents of St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County, Missouri, including the cities of St. Charles, St. Louis, Florissant, O’Fallon, St. Peters, Wentzville, Troy, Lake St. Louis, Bridgeton, Hazelwood, Ferguson and the surrounding area.

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    We Are Florida Injury Lawyers Abramowitz, Pomerantz and Morehead, P.A.

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    Welcome to the personal injury law office of Abramowitz, Pomerantz and Morehead, P.A. We are Florida injury lawyers who specialize in cases dealing with wrongful death, product liability, premises liability, auto accidents, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and any other case where wrongful personal injury was involved. Your Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyers are here for you during this stressful and uncertain time.

    If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or killed by the negligence, recklessness, malpractice or inaction of others, it is devastating, especially if it could have been prevented.For more than 25 years, the personal injury attorneys at the Fort Lauderdale law firm of Abramowitz, Pomerantz Morehead, P.A. have been seeking justice for victims of personal injury and wrongful death throughout Florida and the United States.

    We handle everything from catastrophic injuries to minor injuries including but not limited to, auto, truck and motorcycle accidents. boating and cruise ship accidents, drownings. defective products. medical malpractice. insurance litigation, premises liability. negligent security and other acts of negligence .Victims who file personal injury claims may be eligible for damages, which may include, but are not limited to financial compensation for loss of past and future income, pain and suffering, emotional distress and permanent disability. Families of the deceased can file a wrongful death civil law suit, which can help them recover damages for pain and suffering, lost wages, mental anguish, loss of companionship, loss of support and services, lost net accumulations (savings the decedent would have had), medical costs and other expenses.

    Personal Injury cases, especially catastrophic injury cases, can often be complex, lengthy and costly to take to trial. You need an experienced law firm with the tools, technology, resources and financial capability to take on large corporations and insurance companies. Making the right decision on your legal representation could have a major impact on the outcome of your case.

    At Abramowitz, Pomerantz Morehead, P.A. we are committed to providing old-fashioned legal service along with the most current research and the latest in technology. Our cases are self-funded and we endeavor to work with the most qualified experts in their respective fields. We have handled thousands of cases (many high profile and complex) and have achieved numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients.

    Attentive and Committed Service

    Our Fort Lauderdale injury lawyers are committed to our clients and upholding their constitutional right to seek justice. We intentionally manage our caseload to ensure quality and personalized client attention. As your trusted Florida personal injury lawyer, we treat your case like the only case and provide you with uniquely individualized service. Whether you need a Broward product liability lawyer or an experienced Fort Lauderdale motorcycle accident attorney, we will help you arrive at a successful outcome. Our attorneys have handled numerous high profile and precedent-setting cases and have achieved numerous multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts on behalf of our clients. Both our Fort Lauderdale injury lawyer and Boca Raton personal injury lawyer are adept at negotiating both litigated and out of court settlements with very successful outcomes.

    Car Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

    If you have been the unwitting victim of an auto accident, we will provide you with a Florida car accident lawyer who has full knowledge of all aspects of personal injury law. The Florida car accident attorney who works with you will be relentless in pursuing compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. For more than 25 years, we have been providing our clients with expert representation for auto and motorcycle accidents of all types in all areas of Florida. Your Boca Raton car accident lawyer or Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyer will guide you through the process from filing your claim to the resolution of your case. If you have been injured while on a motorcycle, and need a Florida motorcycle accident attorney or specifically, the service of our Sunrise motorcycle accident lawyer, we will be indispensable in achieving a positive resolution to your case.

    Slip Fall Accident Lawyer

    Slip or trip-and-fall cases are a very common type of premises liability claim. Premises liability claims refer to accidents that happen when someone is hurt or injured due to an unsafe condition on another person’s property. Owners and tenants (of single family homes, condominiums, commercial buildings, residential rental buildings, parking lots, hotels, amusement parks, restaurants, schools, businesses, etc.) have a duty to provide a reasonably safe environment and to warn of any known dangers to prevent injury to those that visit the property.

    Fort Lauderdale Litigation Law Firm focusing on personal injury and wrongful death, auto accidents, catastrophic injuries, medical malpractice, defective products, premises liability and defective drugs throughout the United States and Florida including Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Plantation, Margate, Weston, Hollywood, North Miami Beach, South Miami, Coral Gables, and Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties.

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    Anti-Cool Girl author Rosie Waterland: celebrating Mother s Day with my Mum, a recovering alcoholic

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    Anti-Cool Girl author Rosie Waterland: celebrating Mother’s Day with my Mum, a recovering alcoholic

    I started making Rosie’s Chicken Soup when I was about eight years old. It came about by necessity when my mother, an alcoholic with a pretty severe mood disorder, started to treat being at home as … an optional part of her routine.

    My father had died not long before, sitting in his favourite chair with an empty bottle of pills beside him. Although they had been separated for years, his death broke something in my mum. Any hope I had that she would “fix herself” and take care of me – that she would become one of the mums who coached netball and picked me up on time and didn’t drink lots of wine from a box in the fridge – disappeared into the ground with my dad. At eight, I knew better than to hope. Hope just meant anxious disappointment. You might get a warm, fuzzy feeling when she tucked you in at night, but that didn’t mean she wouldn’t be gone in the morning, leaving you and your older sister to decide who would go to school and who would stay home and look after the baby.

    The times at home alone were unsettling, and often a little scary, but mostly they were just exasperating. A lot of work went into pretending we had a stable parenting situation. There were teachers to fool and neighbours to keep in the dark. But there were also logistics to be handled. Uniforms to be cleaned. Lunches to be packed. Nappies to be bought. And, of course, meals to be cooked.

    That’s how Rosie’s Chicken Soup came to be.

    It’s a culinary masterpiece I developed for the nights when nobody came home. I realised that if I wanted dinner, I’d have to make it myself.

    In a cooking trend that would follow me into adulthood, I kept things simple. The recipe is as follows: boil water in saucepan. Put pasta into saucepan (any pasta will do; I like spirals, but sometimes I go with spaghetti). Put powdered chicken stock into water. Wait for pasta to go soft. Pour entire contents into bowl. Eat.

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    I’m 30 now, and Rosie’s Chicken Soup has been my go-to meal since those childhood nights spent alone. In every one of the countless homes and towns I lived in. In every foster home or family household I was placed with.

    Through the 20-plus schools I ended up attending, through drama school and university, serious partners and my first job as a writer, Rosie’s Chicken Soup was there. Even now, as a grown woman (arguably), living the professional life I always dreamed about, certainly able to afford to eat better than powdered chicken stock with water and pasta, I still come back to Rosie’s Chicken Soup. It’s my comfort food. It’s reminds me of my childhood. It’s my version of homely nostalgia.

    Then my Mum saw me make it, and she was horrified.

    “What on EARTH is that?” she screamed recently, looking into the gluggy, chicken flavoured abyss that was my saucepan on the stove.

    My Mum is now sober. Sure, she’s judging my most prized (and only) culinary offering, but she is sober. She has been since July last year. It is by far the longest period I’ve known her this way.

    After years of rehab and programs and promises and failures, my sisters and I had mostly given up. I was permanently removed from her care when I was 14, and I’ve had rules in place since then: don’t answer her calls after 5pm, only visit her during the day, don’t get your hopes up.

    Early last year, those rules were easy to follow. It was fairly certain she was going to die; she had been told if she kept going as she had, it was inevitable. She hadn’t left the house for more than a few hours in years. As far as I could tell, her days involved waking up, drinking, sleeping a little, drinking, sleeping a little more, drinking, repeat. I was sure it was the end. She couldn’t keep any food down. Her stomach and ankles were grotesquely swollen, while the rest of her body was freakishly thin. Her skin was grey and her eyes were … lifeless. I found her in bed one day, barely able to move, vomit on the floor next to her and urine through her sheets. She couldn’t walk on her own, so I showered her and helped her dress. To me, that day was it; my mother was gone.

    And then, maybe because she was closer to the end than she had ever been before, or maybe there was just a cliffhanger on TV that she really wanted to see, she decided to turn around and come back.

    Just like that, my Mum came back.

    She was hospitalised for six weeks, detoxing, recovering and slowly coming out of the fog she has been in since I was a child. Then one day, like something out of every dream I’ve been having since I was five years old, she stepped out of that hospital in July last year, and hasn’t had a drink since.

    She moved in with me a few months later, and since then, I’ve been watching her rediscover the world. She has gone from needing me to walk with her to the local shops, to catching the bus into the city by herself because she saw online that “Country Road is having a sale”. She has a Fitbit, and an iPad. She loves podcasts and is obsessed with My Kitchen Rules .

    And it’s all just been so bizarre to me. I’m getting to know a person I remember only in fuzzy snippets. I’m seeing where I get my humour, silliness and charisma. I want to kill her when I have to explain 11 times how to forward an email. It infuriates me when she tells me just as I’m leaving the house that what I’m wearing doesn’t suit me. And I will actually lose it next time she comes and opens my curtains when I’m still asleep at 10am.

    At 30 years old, I have finally found myself one half of a proper mother-daughter relationship.

    And yet. And yet. There is that hope thing eating away at me. I want to let this newfound reality envelop me like the warm hugs I always craved. I want to lose myself in it so, so much. But I have been training myself since I was eight not to hope. Hope is dangerous. Hope just leads to anxious disappointment. A warm hug will always turn cold.

    When I explained to my Mum that saucepan on the stovetop was Rosie’s Chicken Soup, she was horrified. Not because of the history that led to me teaching myself to make it, but because the soup itself does look kind of horrifying. She immediately decided to show me how it should be done. That night, while I watched TV in my room, I could hear her tinkering away in the kitchen, chopping vegetables, putting (to my complete shock) an entire chicken into a large pot that I didn’t even know I owned. She spent hours cooking it, seasoning it, letting it simmer, getting it just right. Then she called me to the kitchen.

    What a strange sound.

    She scooped it proudly, lovingly, into bowls with a ladle, and we sat together, at the dining table, eating chicken soup the way it’s meant to be made.

    I liked it. I really, really liked it.

    I know hope is dangerous. The eight-year-old inside of me is saying this won’t last, that hope only leads to anxious disappointment.

    But I think I’m going to let my Mum keep making me proper chicken soup for a while. Maybe this time, the warm hug won’t turn cold.

    Rosie Waterland is the author of The Anti-Cool Girl. Her new book, Every Lie I’ve Ever Told. is published in July by HarperCollins.


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    Louisiana Tech University

    Louisiana Tech is recognized by US News and World Report as a Tier One ‘National University’ and the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral Research University.

    Did you know.

    Louisiana Tech is ranked #1 in Louisiana and in the top 25 in the nation for providing its graduates with the best return on their investments (ROI) in their college educations, according to AdvisorOne.

    Did you know.

    Louisiana Tech is the highest ranked university in Louisiana in both average starting salary and average mid-career salaries for graduates (PayScale.com 2014-2015 College Salary Report).

    Did you know.

    Louisiana Tech is ranked as one of the nation’s 25 Most Affordable Colleges, for both in-state and out-of-state students (Newsweek and The Daily Beast.)

    Did you know.

    Louisiana Tech is ranked #1 in Louisiana and #11 in the nation in a list of the “25 Most Underrated Colleges In America” from Business Insider.

    Tech Triumphs

    Rhenda Cofer Saporito, ’74

    This real estate agent and daughter of a Tech icon feels that “painting all day and into the night is a dream come true.”

    Meghan Hochstetler

    Her life running Robinson Film Center reads like a really good movie. ‘Once upon a time. ‘

    Sarah E. Wilkerson

    Hard work and an ‘amazing political science department’ at Tech helped her earn a full scholarship to law school at Penn State

    Julie Miller Pennell

    She moved to NYC two weeks after graduating to work in magazines. Now her first book, The Young Wives Club, is scheduled for release on Valentine’s Day. Sweet!

    Connect with us!


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    How to get FREE SSL Certificate for Website (HTTPS), getting ssl certificate for website.#Getting #ssl

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    How to get FREE SSL Certificate for Website (HTTPS)

    By Chandan Kumar | Last Updated: August 9, 2017

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    Improve your Website Security with SSL/TLS Certificate

    Security is essential for any website to build the trust of visitors and for better ranking. It’s necessary for the transactional or membership based website, so you encrypt the sensitive data from a client to a server.

    HTTPS would also boost the search engine ranking so you may consider having this for your blog as well.

    If you are looking to have certificate implemented on your website without spending $$$ then here are few Certificate Authority house (SSL providers) to help you with that.

    Following acronyms are used below.

    • SSL – Secure Socket Layer
    • TLS – Transport Layer Security
    • CDN – Content Delivery Network
    • DV – Domain Validated
    • ACME – Automated Certificate Management Environment

    If you are looking for shared hosting which provides free SSL certificate, then you may try SiteGround.

    1. Let’s Encrypt

    Let’s Encrypt is a collaborative project with Linux Foundation and new certificate authority sponsored by Mozilla, Akamai, SiteGround, Cisco, Facebook, etc. which offers SSL Certificate in free.

    This is great to save cost to get it implemented in a non-production environment.

    It’s automated that means you don’t have to spend time in creating CSR and send to CA authority to get it signed. It all happens in the background on your web servers.

    Getting ssl certificate for website

    2. Comodo

    Comodo offers free SSL at zero cost for 90 days. This is a good fit if you are looking to play around no how SSL works or some short-term project.

    Get your free SSL cert issued in minutes with the highest strength and bit encryption. All the main browsers recognize Comodo issued certificates.

    Getting ssl certificate for website

    Update: SSL.com also provide free SSL for 90 days.

    3. Cloud Flare

    Cloud Flare is CDN Security Company. They make your website faster and secure. Cloud Flare power many popular sites including Reddit, yelp, Mozilla, StackOverflow, etc.

    Getting ssl certificate for website

    Recently, Cloud Flare announced universal SSL in free for all the users. That’s right even if you are in the free plan. If you are using Cloud Flare and SSL is not yet activated then here is how you can do it quickly.

    • Login into Cloud Flare
    • Select the website you want to enable SSL
    • Click on Crypto icon
    • Ensure it’s configured as “Flexible” and status shows as “ACTIVE CERTIFICATE”

    Getting ssl certificate for website

    It may take few seconds to go live, you can verify by accessing your website with https.

    4. StartCom

    StartCom gives free certificate for personal use. In order to get the cert, you need to validate the domain ownership.

    Getting ssl certificate for website

    You can have unlimited class 1 DV SSL certificate in free! Good for personal website/blog.

    5. WoSign

    WoSign is another authority to provide a certificate for 2 years without any cost. It supports SHA2 algorithm. “WoSign CA Free SSL Certificate G2” issues a cert.

    Getting ssl certificate for website

    6. SSL For Free

    SSL For Free use Let’s Encrypt ACME server by using domain validation to provide a you certificate. It’s 100% free and certs are issued within minutes.

    Getting ssl certificate for website

    30 Days Free

    You may also obtain 30 days free trial from following certificate provider.

    I hope above helps you in getting free SSL for your website/blog. But if you are looking to buy a premium certificate for enterprise business then you can checkout SSL Store.


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    GNW Stock Price & News – Genworth Financial Inc #genworth #financial #inc. #cl #a #stock

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    Genworth Financial Inc. Cl A GNW (U.S. NYSE)

    P/E Ratio (TTM) The Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio, a key valuation measure, is calculated by dividing the stock’s most recent closing price by the sum of the diluted earnings per share from continuing operations for the trailing 12 month period. Earnings Per Share (TTM) A company’s net income for the trailing twelve month period expressed as a dollar amount per fully diluted shares outstanding. Market Capitalization Reflects the total market value of a company. Market Cap is calculated by multiplying the number of shares outstanding by the stock’s price. For companies with multiple common share classes, market capitalization includes both classes. Shares Outstanding Number of shares that are currently held by investors, including restricted shares owned by the company’s officers and insiders as well as those held by the public. Public Float The number of shares in the hands of public investors and available to trade. To calculate, start with total shares outstanding and subtract the number of restricted shares. Restricted stock typically is that issued to company insiders with limits on when it may be traded. Dividend Yield A company’s dividend expressed as a percentage of its current stock price.

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    GNW has not issued dividends in more than 1 year.

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    Lickert Law Firm, PA – North Little Rock, AR Bankruptcy Lawyers #bankruptcy #lawyers #in #little

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    Lickert Law Firm, PA

    Firm Overview

    We offer a full range of services for individuals and small businesses, including bankruptcy, divorce, basic estate planning, business formation and disputes, guardianship, and adoptions. We are dedicated to providing quality, personalized service at an affordable cost.

    I have filed numerous bankruptcy cases that have allowed clients to stop foreclosure and repossession to save their homes and cars. I apply practical and cost-effective solutions to assist clients in avoiding probate and to ensure that clients’ wishes are carried out upon death or declining health.

    Fees

    Free Initial Consultation? I offer a free consultation for bankruptcy and some other services. Otherwise, it’s a minimal fee of $50. Services Offered For Fixed Fees? I try to offer fixed-priced services when appropriate. I typically offer a competitive or even below market hourly rate when a fixed-price is not appropriate, such as in a contested divorce situation. I will offer a 10% discount to anyone who mentions Nolo. Hourly Rates Depends on the complexity of the case.

    Office Information

    Office Hours Standard office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. but I often meet with clients after hours or even on weekends. Office Manager Lisa Emergency After Hours Yes

    How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

    I enjoyed working with individuals and small businesses to resolve financial problems during my banking career, and felt that my skills and passion were especially suited for a consumer bankruptcy practice. Also, having sold mutual funds and life insurance for a financial services firm, I’ve observed people who have failed to perform any estate planning or have been sold products and services that were unnecessary and/or improper for their needs. As a result, I felt there was a need for a skilled and experienced attorney who would provide practical and cost effect services for Middle America individuals and families who are often neglected by large legal firms and subject to bad advice from unknowledgeable salesmen.

    What is your firm’s point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

    I believe every client should educate themselves as much as possible on legal issues that impact their lives. I especially appreciate informed questions and believe that more education leads to better informed decisions.

    Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

    I will review them, but I’ve typically found that it takes as much (if not more) time to review documents prepared by clients than it does to create the documents for them. Consequently, it will probably cost more in the long run if I have to make extensive changes to the document for it to be effective and in compliance with Arkansas law.

    Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

    I do not advise clients to represent themselves in a bankruptcy proceeding. I will assist clients in filing pro se answers and provide guidance if they wish to represent themselves in a civil lawsuit or business dispute.


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