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Donor Bill of Rights

June 20, 2007 Alanna 0

Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and […]

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Buying a Used Car Series #3

June 14, 2007 Alanna 0

ROAD TEST CHECKLIST When taking the vehicle for a test drive look for the following: ¢ At Start up”The car should start easily and without excessive noise. Once the car has warmed up, listen for engine noise as you drive; […]

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Allowing a Charity to Use Your Name

June 13, 2007 Alanna 0

Contributing money is only one of the ways in which you and your business may be asked to assist charitable groups. Other common approaches include requests that you serve as sponsor or nominal head of a fundraising drive, give your […]

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What to Shred & When to Shred it

June 11, 2007 Alanna 1

By now I’m sure that you are all aware that you need to be shredding important documents to help defend against identity theft, but knowing exactly what constitutes an important document can be tricky. And it is always tough to […]

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Buying a Used Car Series #2

June 8, 2007 Alanna 1

ON-THE-LOT CHECKLIST Keep a sharp eye out for the following as you get your first look at a used car: 1. Body”Look for rust, particularly at the bottoms of fenders, around lights and bumpers, on splash panels, under doors, in […]

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All About Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)

June 7, 2007 Alanna 1

Great links for educating yourself about Multi-Level Marketing: MLM Watch is a project of Quackwatch, a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. According to their website, they offer: ¢ Analysis of health claims […]

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Credit Card Data on Receipts

June 5, 2007 Alanna 0

Federal Law prohibits businesses from printing your full credit card number and expiration date on sales receipts. Receipts must have no more than the last 5 digits. This only applies to electronically printed receipts, not handwritten or imprinted ones, and […]

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Buying a Used Car Series #1

June 1, 2007 Alanna 3

BE A SMART CAR SHOPPER Before launching your search for a good deal on a used car, spend some time considering many of the same factors that would apply to a new car purchase: how you will use the vehicle; […]

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My New Debit Card has RFID. What is that?

May 29, 2007 Alanna 0

According to the RFID Journal, RFID is: Radio frequency identification, or RFID, is a generic term for technologies that use radio waves to automatically identify people or objects. There are several methods of identification, but the most common is to […]