From the category archives: Personal

No Strings Attached

Accountability, according to Merriam-Webster, is an “obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions.” That seems to be a very lofty expectation. 

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Take Advantage of Free Credit Reports

When purchasing my current home, I met with a mortgage lender who, as standard procedure, had pulled my credit report. To my dismay, there appeared on the list numerous credit accounts that I had closed years earlier. 

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To sue or not to sue?

The purpose of a lawsuit is to provide someone who has suffered a loss at the hands of another party a legal means to recover the property or other damages from the offender.

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Job Loss

It is never pleasant to be laid off, but the experience can be a good opportunity to make important progress. Don’t withdraw and lose hope in God’s leadership and guidance. Admit, a ...

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Job stress

Although we are all aware of stress caused by finances and relationships, you'd be amazed at how many people are really stressed and discouraged over issues that relate to their jobs. Career counselin ...

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Tips for saving energy

One of the biggest reasons we change our clocks to Daylight Savings Time is because it saves energy.

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Medical care for aging baby boomers

Medicare is a government-sponsored health insurance program for most people who are 65 or older, although some disabled people under the age of 65 also may qualify. 

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Putting critical papers in order

What would happen if you were injured in an automobile accident, incapacitated by a stroke, or the victim of an airplane crash? Would your family be able to find the information they need to handle your affairs? For most Americans the answer would be, "No!"

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Identity theft

What is identity theft? James E. Bauer, deputy assistant director of the Office of Investigations for the U.S. Secret Service said, “Ready or not, here it comes: identity takeover fraud has com ...

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Types of bankruptcy

In our society today, revisions to the bankruptcy laws and changes in consumer attitude toward bankruptcy have fostered a climate in which individuals and businesses many times regard bankruptcy as a more plausible remedy for financial problems than disciplined financial management.

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