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Name for Before and After School Care Program

I am trying to come up with a name for a before and after school program. The setting will be in a school.

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Daycare Business Name Ideas

My mother and I are opening a child daycare. We are looking for a name. We would like it to be fun and catchy.

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Name Ideas for an Ice Cream Brand

I'm going to start an ice cream factory. So I want a proper name or brand name for starting it.

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Obtaining a POA for Spouse

How can my husband be my POA?

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Determining Apartment Cleaning Fees

How much should I charge for cleaning a two bedroom apartment including removing items left behind? Should I do a flat rate or by the hour? I live in Idaho.

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Daycare Business Name Ideas

I need to come up with a name for a nursery business for small children.

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Childcare Business Name Ideas

I am moving to a new town, and have decided to do child care in our new home so that I can stay home with my own 2 young children. I am looking for catchy names.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

I had a son with my ex. He was never really involved and never signed the birth certificate. He lived in Florida, he passed away in a car accident about 4 months after my son turned 3. My ex's mother sent me his death certificate months later.

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Name Ideas for a Cleaning Business

My friends and I are wanting to start a business where we will clean houses, do yard work, run errands, do laundry, wash/walk your pets, prepare meals, etc.

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Names for a Babysitting Business

Our names are Ashlyn and Emma. We are 13 years old and we want to open up a babysitting business at a place called The Lookout. Please suggest names.

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Housecleaning Business Name Ideas

My sister and I have been cleaning houses with another person for about 4-5 years. We are trying to go out and do our own company, but can't come up with any catchy names.

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Name Ideas for Interior Design Business

I am starting an interior design business. Can you suggest a name for my company?

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Childcare Business Name Ideas

I am wanting to open up a business for children that will include play with messy things. I am struggling for a name.

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Daycare Name Ideas

I'm starting a new daycare and want to use "Mrs. Ruth" in the name and maybe something about religion. Like "Mrs. Ruth's Christian House". I am a mom wanting to teach children about God.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

If my child at the age of 16, moves out and quits going to school, what should I do about her checks as I am the payee?

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Name and Tag Line for Kids' Fitness Centre

I am planning to open a fitness centre for children from birth to 8 years. I am looking for a brand name and tag line which says free play, fitness, fun, and activity.

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Name Ideas for a Children's Clothing Business

I am going to start a retail outlet for kids where clothes and other accessories will be available.

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Responsibilities of Power of Attorney

My mother-in-law got Poa of her brother after he was hit by a car, He gets a diability check every month. when he got out of the hospital, he moved in with my mother-in-law and father-in-law. After 3 months they had to put him in a nursing home, because he was getting violent.

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

When my dad died, my mom signed up for his Social Security when I wasn't living with her and used the money to fix up her boyfriend's house. How do I go about getting it back? I am turning 18 in a couple of weeks and need it to move out.

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Catchy Name for My Preschool
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Catchy Slogan for Daycare Business
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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

My mom passed away in February of this year. She started receiving Social Security 2 or 3 months before she passed. Will or can my stepdad receive her benefits if they never married? She never used his last name. They had a child together, my brother. He has my mom's last name.

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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits

Will benefits stop the month of my of my 18th birthday or the month before?

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Slogan for Childcare Center

I want to stick with the theme of royalty. The name of my center is King's Kids Academy. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

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Starting a New Childcare Center

I am planning on starting a new childcare center, serving children from 1 to 5 years old. I have several questions. I need to know how to: find a source of financial assistance, choose a logo, choose uniform colors, and decide what materials and play equipment I need for a start.

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Child Care Business Name

I am looking to start a wedding and events child care business. This business will primarily cater to parents who need children watched during a wedding or other event that they are attending where it is recommended that children do not attend.

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Starting a Business Reselling Jewelry
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Starting a Scratch and Dent Business

I would like to start a scratch and dent business. I live in an area where wages and jobs are low paying. There are no places near here to buy low cost groceries and or appliances. I would like info on starting this type of business.

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Childcare Center Name Ideas

What catchy name can I choose for a childcare center?

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Daycare Slogan Ideas

I need a slogan for my family daycare. The name is "Young Scholars".

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

Recently my 6 year old daughter's father passed away. I have tried applying for survivor benefits for her twice now. Each time I have brought in her birth certificate, which has his name on it, his death certificate, and a copy of acknowledement of paternity which was provided by vital records in the state my child was born in.

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Name for a Senior Living Business

We want to start a business were seniors can live in their new, smaller homes where there will be some supervision and care. We are going to build about 10 homes (2 bedrooms, 1 bath).

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New Au Pair Agency Name Ideas

I need a fun catchy name that says it all. Please help. So far I am coming up with boring old hat stuff such as: Mighty Hands, Here and Now, Biddy's, Home and Hugs, and Helping Hands.

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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits

My father passed away and my mom receives survivor benefits for both me and my younger sister, who will be 16 next month. My sister is planning on getting engaged and the boy's mother will be her legal guardian. Will my mom still receive the benefits for my sister after this process takes place?

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Cleaning Business Name Ideas

I need a name for my business.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

My brother is disabled and doesn't get a lot from a disability check of $740 monthly. He would not be able to live on it if something were to happen to my mother. If my mother were to die, can my brother collect her SS or survivor benefits? They live together now; my father is deceased.

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LLC Name for Property Management Business

I am looking for a LLC name for rental property. I am currently undecided whether I will manage the property myself or not. I want to come up with something professional, but I don't want to include my name so there would be no personal association.

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Office Furniture Trading Company Name Ideas

I'm an interior designer. I have an interior design company named Selection Interior. Now I want to trade office furniture including chairs, tables, Ply board, LED lights, etc. Please advise me on ideas for a company name. Single word names will be preferable.

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Slogan Ideas for a Preschool

The name of my preschool is the "Glittered Apple Preschool". Any ideas for a tagline or slogan?

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

My grandfather died 4 years ago. He and my grandmother never got divorced, but they were separated for 36 years. There was no contact at all. She left him with all 8 children and got pregnant with another man 36 years ago. She recently filled for my grandfather's Social Security and got approved.

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Daycare Slogan

I am opening an in-home child care and I'm in need of a slogan. The name of it is Rainbows to Butterflies

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Name Ideas for a Childcare Business

I'm stumped! I want to incorporate "castle" into my business name. Then I will have, "where princes and princesses grow".

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Paying Child Support

My partner has a 5 year old daughter, her mother has always contemplated letting my partner see his daughter. However for 4 months on-off he sees her each weekend. Then all of a sudden she stops coming down/speaking to him.

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Slogan for Daycare

I'm starting a childcare called 'Jolly Jolie Daycare'. Jolie is my name. What would you suggest for a slogan?

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Slogan Ideas for Dog Grooming Business

I'm starting a dog grooming store. It will be named "Doggie Groomers' Choice". Any slogan ideas?

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

Our single daughter passed away last year. She was 38 years old and had been contributing to Social Security since she was 16. Why does that money not go to her mother and I? So the government gets it all with nothing for her family?

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Social Security Survivor's Benefits

I just found out my ex-husband died; we were married for 16 years, but divorced for 33. I also just found out he remarried, but am not sure for how long. Do I get my ex-husband's survivor's benefits or do I have to share with the current wife?

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Childcare Business Name Ideas

I'm an eighth grader and we have to create a business. I decided to focus on creating a childcare business and I'm struggling with what the name should be. It would be nice if the name of the childcare could include my first or last name, but it isn't required.

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Empty House Cleaning Estimates

We are wondering how to estimate and what we should charge. We live in Michigan and we will clean walls, floors, and appliances of houses being prepared for rent or sale.

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POA Rights

I am not officially married to my boyfriend, but we have 1 year old daughter. I have given him POA over our daughter. In some days I'm flying with my daughter, without my boyfriend. Do I need POA permission from him? I'm not sure, if they will ask me this on airplane, because our daughter took her father's surname not mine.

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Pricing for Move Out Cleaning Service

A lease management company wants me to clean a duplex after a tenant moved out. It has 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. The oven is a disaster.

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Responsibilities of POA

My sister in law has power of attorney over her mom, and I am the full time care giver of her mother and have been for the past four years. With me being the caregiver does she have to pay to me for caring for her mom 24/7 for four years?

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Starting a Dent N Bent Can Food Store

I am starting my own dented canned food store. Where do I get my stock?

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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits

My 9 year old child's father passed away 14 months ago. I've been getting death benefits for her since his passing. I have been using them for her, but haven't kept record of it :( I have had it deposited into my account and use it as needed.

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Eligibility for Survivor Benefits

My brother passed away. He was not married. Can an old girlfriend receive his benefits?

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Name Ideas for an Interior Designing Firm

Please suggest a name for an interior designing firm.

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Receiving Survivor's Benefits

When my child turns 16 I guess I lose my survivor's benefits from my deceased husband. My question is will the money I have been receiving go to her added to what she already receives?

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Name Ideas for a Daycare Business

I would like suggestions for a catchy name for an overnight daycare home day care business.

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

My daughter passed away and she has 3 minor children. She was never married to the father of the boys and my daughter had the sole custody of the children. The father never paid child support. Can I file for benefits for the children?

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Name Ideas for a Staging and Design Business

I am starting a staging and design business with my friend, Ana. I am trying to come up with a name that is elegant but catchy.

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Collecting Back Child Support

My mother was owed tens of thousands of dollars in child support. This was between 25 to 35 years ago. Back then in Philadelphia there was no enforcement. My father was murdered about 10 years ago and would have been about 75 today. Can my mother collect anything from Social Security or any back pay? They were married 20 years.

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Day Care Name Ideas

I wanted to open a daycare, but I am unable to find an attractive and decent name for that.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

My grandson is 9 yrs old. His mother died recently at age 25. She only had 5 credits of work and we were told the cutoff for being insured is 6 credits. Is her son elegible for any partial credit or is he just out of luck because she didn't work and pay into Social Secrity an extra few weeks.

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Interior Design Firm Name

Please suggest the name for my new interior designer firm. The name must be start ( S P ) as well as be stylish and modern.

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Tag Line Suggestions for a Play School

My school's name is Kids Kraft. Please suggest a tag line.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor's Benefits

I am 36 years old. I just recently found out who my father is. He died when I was one. I have had a DNA test conducted with his daughter, from his wife, and it shows that without a doubt we are siblings.

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Using a Power of Attorney

My husband's mother has dementia, but her doctor says it is not bad enough that she can't make her own decisions. Does the power of attorney give him the right to put her in the nursing home without her wanting that? She is 84 and forgets everything. She really can't take care of herself.

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Babysitting Business Names

I am starting my own babysitting company in my neighborhood and I would like a name that is cute, catchy, has a nice ring to it, and doesn't involve my name.

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Name Ideas for a Kids' Brain Enhancement Center

I would appreciate suggestions of a catchy name for a kids' brain enhancement center.

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Receiving Benefits for a Disabled Child

My son turned 16 in March. I was getting mother's benefits for him. In November I got a letter from Social Security saying that I would lose the benefits if he is not disabled. I made a disabled claim in November. They said that was all I needed to do.

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Interior Design Business Name

Please help me come up with a different catchy and creative interior design names. I would like to include something with "metamorphism" because my interior design signature is a butterfly.

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Interior Design Business Name Ideas

I'm looking to start a residential and commercial decorating business. Any name suggestions? I would like for it to ring with my name, Alison.

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Opening a Bent N Dent Discount Store

I am looking to open a Bent N Dent in Wisconsin and would like to know areas where they already are. I am trying to find the best spot.

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Setting Rates for Cleaning

I am cleaning a less than 500 sf apartment. How much should I charge to deep clean a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment? They want laundry done, refrigerator cleaned, and room decluttered and organized.

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Unique Name for Interior Design Firm

What should be the name for my interior designer firm?

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Eligibility for Social Security Disability

I had 1 SSN# from 1972 to 1996. I got new card with a change of birth year and my name changed, and place of birth to get away from my abusive husband who wanted to kidnap my child and take out of country.

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Social Security Disability and Paternity

I am the youngest of 13 kids from my mother and father, and my father had one child from another woman he never married. I am 25, unmarried and the child, my brother, is 15. My father is dying and I am in the process of filling out a disability application.

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Social Security Shared Death Benefits

I was told that my late husband's survivor benefits were reduced because another name was on his account. The person said that they couldn't divulge the name. How can I find out who it is?

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Community Center Name Suggestions

I'm hoping to open a community center for underprivileged children for the ages 5-18 within the next few months. It will be a place for them to make friends, play sports, take art classes, receive help with school work, or just a place where they can get away for a while and to keep them out of trouble.

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Social Security Death Benefits

My ex-husband passed away in 2010. I am the one the money was going to. My youngest daughter is currently residing with her aunt, a short term situation. The money was going towards what it's supposed to, making sure the bills were paid, rent, utilities, etc.

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Name Ideas for an Interior Design Business Website

I need a website name for my modern interior company. I am confused about choosing one.

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Name Ideas for Online Fabric Home Decor Business

I've started my own home decor range. I'm struggling with a name. I thought of "home made", but don't want it to come across as it's been made at home (crafty), but more as the item will make your home. It needs to be short, 10 letters at most, as must fit on outer label.

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Real Estate Business Name Ideas

I have a real estate business serving developers and builders. Please suggest a name for my company.

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Daycare Slogan Ideas

I am looking for a slogan for my daycare business. The name is A Place 4 Us 2.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

My dad past away. I am his only son, but there was no will. He got SSD; do I get that or what happens?

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Receiving Social Security Survivor's Benefits

My father past away the first of last year. My mother receives Social Security on my behalf, which is to take care of me, for essentials, etc. I moved out about 5-6 months ago with my fiancé. I am only 17 and I will be 18 in December and I haven't attended school since before he past.

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Paying Back Survivor's Benefits

My father died when I was around 12 and my mother collected survivor's benifts on my behalf. When I was 17, I started working and making a lot of money. So now my mother owes that money back. I am 19 now and I am wondering if the government will come after my tax refund to settle that debt?

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Determining House Cleaning Rates

How much do I charge for a newly renovated, new tile, paint, and carpet, empty home at 2000 sq feet.

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Name Ideas for an Interior Decorating Shop

I would like suggestions for the name for a home interior decorative shop. I am looking for a name with the first word beginning with E and the 2nd word starting with D or F.

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Nice Slogan for a Creche (Daycare)

I need a good slogan for my creche, named "Wonder Creche".

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Interior Design Firm Name Ideas

I am an interior designer and I would like to start my own business. I need a nice name for my interior design firm.

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Rights of Power of Attorney

My mother made me her durable power of attorney about six months ago. My mother has dementia and needs constant care. She has enough money to pay someone to come stay with her for a few months. My younger brother has been living with her for 14 years and has never paid for anything.

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Name Ideas for a Small Cleaning Business

I'm wanting to start a small cleaning business and I want a simple name. My name is spelled very differently from others so that alone is catchy. Can you please help me with something short but sweet. My name is Kadi, but it's pronounced as if it was Katie.

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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits

My granddaughter's father just died a couple weeks ago; she is 9 years old. He had been receiving benefits for 11 years, up until he died. I am her guardian. Will she now be able to receive his benefits? He is on the birth certificate. He was in a relationship with my daughter for 11 years.

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Slogan for Playschool and Kids'Care

I am opening a playschool and day care centre. Its name is KidsKool. Any good slogan for the same?

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Eligibility for Survivor Benefits

My niece's mom died when she was 7. I have been caring for her since. She now is pregnant and still lives with us and is attending school. Will this new circumstance effect her benefits? Also, is there any other type of help out there?

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Motto Ideas for Daycare Business

I'm opening a home daycare called "Little Explorers" and I need a great motto. Any suggestions?

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Name for a Tile Business

I am planning to start my own tile and mosaic trading company. Please suggest a good name.

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Preschool Name Ideas

Please suggest a name for a preschool with the word "first" in it.

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Selling Pine Cones

Where can I sell pine cones in west Des Moines, LA?

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Slogan Ideas for a Play School

The name of the play school is 'Shiny Tots' please suggest a good slogan for this?

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Slogan Ideas for Daycare Business

My daycare is called Bears and Blocks on Boone. Do you have any ideas for a slogan?

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Cleaning Company Name Ideas

My target will be small business offices. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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Daycare Name Ideas

My daycare slogan is: Learning today -Leading tomorrow. I need some name ideas.

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Daycare Slogan Ideas

I need a slogan for my new daycare. The name is: A Child's Safe Haven and Learning Academy.

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Name for a Childcare and Tour Company

I am a lawyer with a great passion for children. I want to open a business that will offer the following services: family tours, day care, and a baby store.

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Power of Attorney Rights

I have power of attorney for my dad who is the executor of my mother's will. She has now passed; can I deal with mum's will for him?

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Receiving SSI Checks

My ex-husband gets SSI and got a check for my 16 year son too. My son only lived with him for only 6 months and came back to live with me, but my ex-husband is keeping my son's checks. What can I do?

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Starting a Homemade Food Business

How do I start a homemade food business?

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Domain Name for Interior Design Business

Which type of name is suitable to make an interior design business domain title?

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

I just found out my father passed away in 2004. I want to know could I get anything from his Social Security. My mom also passed away in 2011; could I get Social Security from her?

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Daughter With Medical POA for Father

I have a medical POA for my father. Can my family come into my home and take my father and put him in a home when I disagree?

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Name Ideas for Interior Design Business

I would like suggests for a business name. It not contain typical words in the home decor or interor designing industry. In other words, deselect names such as home, decor, design, style, interior, etc.

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POA and Changing the Will

My husband's grandfather made a will and left us his house in his will. His daughter's husband is the POA and they want to sell the house to pay for assisted living even thought he has money without selling the house. What are my husband's rights as far as inheriting the house?

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Collecting Back Child Support

My ex-husband was court ordered to pay child support. He left the area and never paid. He returned when the children were over the age of 18. I am asking now because one of my children, who has cystic fibrosis is very sick and I could use the money to help her. He is now drawing Social Security.

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Name Ideas for Early Learning Centre

I am opening a tutoring centre and looking to include an early learning centre catering to 3 - 6 year olds. I would love to get a name suggestion. The main centre is named 'Learning Directions'.Thanks for taking time to give options.

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Slogan or Tag Line for Childcare Business

I have a childcare business. Belle's and Beau's Academy is the name. I am in need of a great slogan. Thanks in advance.

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Filing for a Divorce

My boyfriend is in prison. He has been trying to get a divorce from his wife, but she won't sign the papers. Is there any way the divorce can happen without her signature?

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Slogan for Cleaning Company

I recently started a residential and commercial cleaning company that I named, Maid2Perfection, but I am really stuck on coming up with a slogan to use on my marketing materials. Any ideas?

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Responsibilities of a Power of Attorney

I just recently received POA for my grandmother who has Alzheimer's. Can I still go on vacation? I've been planning this trip for awhile. I would be gone for a week.

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POA for Incarcerated Boyfriend

Long story short, my BF lives in the United States, but I do not. He was incarcerated, but gave me power of attorney to try and sell his vehicles. The problem is his vehicles are under financing and a lean loan. Should I inform these companies that he is incarcerated?

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Obtaining Guardianship for Drug Addicted Mother

I have a friend whose mother is addicted to prescription pain pills and has been for 10 years or more. Her mother is close to 50 years old and she lives with my friend, her daughter. She does not work and is totally dependent on her daughter and her husband.

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Power of Attorney for Military Retirement

My husband died a month ago and we were married almost 9 months ago here in the US. When he passed away I didn't know what to do, so I asked my husband's daughter to help me. She said I needed to sign for her to have power of attorney. I did sign and now I'm still waiting.

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Daycare Name Ideas

I have an in home daycare and I basically have toddlers and newborns. I was thinking of something along the lines of Little King and Queen's Den. So I just need some more suggestions.

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