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Making Smart Decisions About Dating Services

July 12, 2007 Amy 0

The Attorney General in New York has taken a major step towards protecting New York consumers from investing too much money into lackluster dating services. While it doesn’t appear that other states are yet following suit to spell out the […]

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Educating Yourself on the Reverse Mortgage

July 10, 2007 Amy 0

Lately, the television seems to be saturated with ads for something called a Reverse Mortgage and its ability to give older Americans cash”without the burden of repayment.  While it is important to note that a Reverse Mortgage is indeed a […]

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The Pitfalls of Debit Cards

July 6, 2007 Alanna 0

Spending Smart has listed 8 drawbacks of using debit cards over credit cards. This list was originally extracted from The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse article “Paper of Plastic: What have you got to lose?”. Many people believe that using a debit […]

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Buying a Used Car Series #4

June 22, 2007 Alanna 0

CLOSING THE DEAL Before signing a contract or purchasing a used car, you should do the following: ¢ Take your time to read and understand the entire written agreement. Ask questions. Don’t sign unless you are satisfied with the answers. […]

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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 […]