07/05/2010 – 9:06 am PDT | No Comment

If you’re an American, you’ve probably just finished celebrating Independence Day.  Hopefully, you managed to have a nice picnic filled with friends, family and fireworks, none of which caused you any permanent injuries.  Personally, I …

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‘Don’t shred our safety nets’
07/02/2010 – 6:55 am PDT | No Comment

The following text is the testimony that Katie Robbins, national organizer for Healthcare-NOW!, presented to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform on June 30 in Washington.
Thank you for this opportunity to testify. My …

The Employment Situation in June
07/02/2010 – 6:36 am PDT | No Comment

Today’s employment report shows continued signs of gradual labor market recovery.  Private nonfarm payroll employment increased by 83,000 in June and the unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point to 9.5%.  June marks the …

Hospital’s planned emergency center will provide biothreat preparedness
07/02/2010 – 6:36 am PDT | No Comment

A $10 million capital grant recently announced by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn will cover half the cost of a new $20 million emergency facility planned for Rush University Medical Center in Chicago that will allow …

Boomer’s Life Meaning @ Work
07/02/2010 – 6:24 am PDT | No Comment

As Baby Boomers retire (or move into another career as dictated by finances), they reconsider life's meaning as they move closer to the end of their lives.
Today, American corporations are seemingly more interested in spirituality …

Investing 101 – An Introduction To Online Investing
07/02/2010 – 5:06 am PDT | No Comment

In the old days, if you wanted to purchase a stock you had to call up your stockbroker, give them your trade order, pay a commission, and sit by the phone to await their confirmation. …

Bankruptcy: Going to Court
07/02/2010 – 4:45 am PDT | One Comment

Going to bankruptcy court is an essential part of the process of handling debt for many individuals. Here are a few things to consider about going to bankruptcy court.
Filing for Bankruptcy
Before you actually go to …

Bankruptcy and Your Assets: Home and Car
07/02/2010 – 4:45 am PDT | No Comment

When filing bankruptcy, assets are one thing that most people worry about. In particular, finding out what is going to happen to your home and your car is very important. Here are a few things …

What Happens with Bill Collectors After Bankruptcy?
07/02/2010 – 4:40 am PDT | No Comment

Many people wonder what happens to bill collectors after bankruptcy. Here are the basics of what you should expect from bill collectors after you have filed for bankruptcy.
Automatic Stay
When you file for bankruptcy, the court …

3 Steps to Take After Bankruptcy
07/02/2010 – 4:40 am PDT | No Comment

After bankruptcy, there are a number of things that you can do in order to improve your credit and get back on your feet again. Here are a few steps to take after bankruptcy.
1. Secured …

3 Reasons to get Short Term Military Loans
07/02/2010 – 4:35 am PDT | No Comment

Short-term military loans can provide you with several benefits and can be used in a number of different situations. Here are a few reasons that you could get a short-term military loan.
1. Travel
One of the …