Memorial Day 2013

May 27, 2013 Tom 0

Today, May 27, is Memorial Day, a day on which we commemorate and honor those service men and women who sacrificed their lives not only for our nation, but for the individual liberties guaranteed by the Constitution.  Memorial Day gives […]

Independence Day Usually Means Fireworks…

July 4, 2012 Amanda 0

But you may have to wait this year.  With most of the region under extreme drought conditions, many communities have banned the personal use of fireworks.  Some have even cancelled their town or city fireworks.  The ban for the City […]

Thanks? Spam That Appeals to Our Ego.

November 2, 2011 Beth 0

We receive a lot of spam during the course of the day.  Many comments to our blog ask for us to link to other websites and articles.  They come cloaked in a disguise of compliments to a particular post, and […]

Welcome to Our New Blog!

September 26, 2011 Beth 0

As we mentioned last week, we’ve been working to update our blog to make it more user-friendly. We’re still working out a few bugs, but we hope you’ll enjoy visiting the new site! Please send us your comments as we […]

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Not Your Average Travel Tips Website

July 25, 2011 Beth 0

If you’re planning a vacation then you’ve probably scanned more than your fair share of articles offering travel deals, tips, and warnings.  But this isn’t your typical travel site: the Federal Trade Commission wants you to be safe and prepared […]

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Making Sense of Medical Bills (Medicare)

May 12, 2011 Beth 0

An inquirer to the Consumer Reports Ask Nancy column asked, how should I handle my late mother’s medical bills? It reminded me of calls we’ve gotten at our office from people who need help translating medical bills/records or insurance terminology.  […]