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Solar Spot and Security Lights – Adding Accents To Your Home Without The Long Haul Cost

Solar Spot and Security Lights

Most spot and security lights require an electrical connection to turn on. Every time those turn on, dollar bills are neatly exiting your pocket. Where motion detection lights are utilized, any time a cat or an animal turns those lights on, guess what? More money is being spent to activate that light. The best option would be to replace those electricity reliant lights into solar powered items.

Solar spot and security lights allow us to provide safety and security in currently dim or unlit areas, but most importantly in areas where electricity is not available. We now have the realistic option for easy installation of these solar powered lights as opposed to having to run ground wires from an electrical source that may or not be nearby.

Solar powered lights are connected via a cord to the solar panel. They are also easy to install since you don’t need any wiring or require an electrician to set the unit up. Here are a few things to take into consideration when purchasing spot and security lights:

· The lights includes LED bulbs. LED bulbs will help create a bright illumination through the use, helping to illuminate the areas that you expect it to light up.

· The longer the cord between the light and the solar panel the better. This will give you the flexibility of placement. However, many of the units have a solar panel right atop the fixture. In this instance, the lights would need to be placed in direct sunlight to maximize exposure to sunlight.

· Adjustable light sensitivity is another option that benefits the unit and you in the long run. Being able to adjust your light from will help control the usage of the unit within a specific or required space.

· Make sure that the solar spot and security lights actually runs off of rechargeable batteries.

· If available, opt for the lights that allow you to adjust daylight sensitivity. This will help maintain full charge for the evening.

· The units need to be weatherproof, especially if it is in an area that will be exposed to the elements. If it’s not weatherproof, you risk investing in something that will fail you during the first rain or snowstorm.

These solar spot and security lights are perfect for any area around your home such as your backyard, walkway, driveway, garage, or front yard. Whether you require this for an added safety measure, a theft deterrent, or to increase your visibility during the night, this is definitely an investment worth every penny spent.

All-New 2007 Jeep Patriot Committed to Safety and Security

The all-new 2007 Jeep patriot is redesigned with enhanced safety features. And according to Matt Liddane, Chief Engineer – Jeep Patriot, “Our engineers have included the latest off-road technology to ensure Jeep Patriot is as solid off-road as it is on-road. Our Jeep Patriot customers can have the confidence of driving a safe and secure vehicle in whatever driving conditions they may encounter.”

The 2007 Jeep Patriot is equipped with a very long list of safety and security features and here they are:

* Advanced Multi-stage Air Bags (standard)

* All-speed Traction Control (standard)

* Anti-lock Brake System with Brake Traction Control (standard)

* Auto-reverse Sun Roof (available)

* BeltAlert (standard)

* Brake Assist (standard)

* Brake/Park Interlock (standard with automatic transaxle)

* Child-protection Rear Door Locks (standard)

* Child Seat Anchor System [Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)] (standard)

* Constant Force Retractors (CFR) (standard)

* Cross Car Impact Beam: Manages energy in a side-impact collision (standard)

* Crumple Zones (standard)

* Dual-phase Steel Rails and Tunnel Reinforcements (standard)

* Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM) (standard)

* Electronic Stability Program (standard)

* Energy-absorbing Steering Column (standard)

* Enhanced Accident Response System (EARS) (standard)

* Head Restraints (standard)

* Height-adjustable Seat Belts (standard)

* HomeLink Universal Home Security System Transceiver (available)

* Interior Head-impact Protection (standard)
* Knee Bolsters (standard)

* Remote Keyless Entry with Illuminated Entry (available)

* Removable/Rechargeable Light-emitting Diode (LED) (available)

* Structural Safety Cage (standard)

* Seat-belt Pretensioners (standard)

* Sentry Key(R) Engine Immobilizer (standard)

* Side Guard Door Beams in Front and Rear Doors (standard)

* Side Occupant Protection (standard)

* Supplemental Seat-mounted Side Air (available – late availability)

* Supplemental Side-curtain Air Bags (standard)

* Three-point lap Shoulder Seat Belts (standard)

* Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPM) (available)

* UConnect(TM) Hands-free Communication (available)

Aside from the safety features listed the all-new 2007 Jeep Patriot is also equipped with standard features that includes side-curtain air bags, optional front seat mounted supplemental side air bags, standard driver and passenger front air bags, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Brake Traction Control, Brake Assist, Electronic Roll Mitigation, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) complete with rough road detection and Tire Pressure Monitoring System.

And just when you are about to think that is all there is, the 2007 Jeep Patriot surprises you with additional safety features such as Freedom Drive II Off-road Package which includes Brake Traction Control, Hill-descent Control and off-road ABS which magnifies the Patriot’s off-road safety and capability. And of course in keeping with the Chrysler’s long commitment to quality the all-new 2007 Jeep Patriot is equipped with the best auto parts there is like for instance Jeep AC condenser which is renowned for quality and durability.

Annuities Are Boring – They Are Safe and Secure

There are many types of annuities on the market and it may be confusing to a potential annuity buyer to find the best annuity for their particular needs. Annuities are boring however, they can be safe and secure for your retirement money.

Safety of Principal

Many people want to make sure their retirement nest egg is there when they need it. Fixed and indexed annuities guarantee your principal without any fees to do so. Now, you will not get rich with these annuities by any means but you will not lose your accumulated value either. Most of these annuity terms range between 5-10 years in length.


All deferred annuities offer various forms of liquidity. Some of these annuities allow for up to 10% penalty free withdrawals every year for the life of the contract. You may also be able to take out interest only from these annuities without incurring any penalties. Fixed, indexed, and variable annuities allow you to take an income regardless of how many years you live, this is called annuitization. You can also choose different annuitization options or length of payments. Some people want to annuitize their policies for only 10 years, other want lifetime income.

Immediate annuities allow you to choose how long you want your payments to be made. You have many options including 10 years only or 10 years and life. Some people choose the life only option will pay you an income for as long as you live. Check with an expert for quotes.

Probate Avoidance

All deferred annuities avoid probate. Your money or accumulated value will pass on to your heirs and they cannot contest your wishes. Some annuity owners prefer to have their accumulated value paid out yearly or monthly to their beneficiaries but most owners allow for 100% distributions to their heirs.

Tax-Deferred Growth (Deferred Annuities Only)

Investors have two choices. You can pay taxes on your money or you can choose to defer paying taxes on your money. If you are not using your money, why pay taxes on it? A deferred annuity solves this problem because your gains are not taxed as income. Certificate of deposits require you to pay taxes which decreases your yield on the CD.

As you can see, annuities are boring but they offer safety and security to the policy holder. Consult with a qualified annuity expert who will recommend the best annuity for your particular situation.