Miscellaneous

Your Rights as a Consumer

10/25/2014

Consumer credit reporting agencies (CRAs) collect credit information on you from banks, department stores, credit card companies, and other types of financial institutions that may extend you credit.

What Your Social Security Number Tells About You

12/10/2013

Your social security number is a unique identification. You are the only person who has that number. But did you ever wonder what the numbers in your social security number mean?

Why "Lottery Systems" Don't Work

12/10/2013

It is very tempting to play the lottery. Just last week, there was a lottery in my area that had a grand prize of $110 Million! What you could do with all that money. Unfortunately, the odds of winning that prize were 1 in 54.9 Million.

Guide To Police Scanning

11/19/2013

Agencies may designate and use 10-40 and above to suit their own needs.

Understanding What is Going On Behind The Scenes

11/17/2013

Has anyone noticed that the world is growing wickeder and wickeder? I sure have. Can you remember a few years back when human beings would give each other the benefit of the doubt rather than jump to conclusions?

Why Buying is Not Always Better Than Renting

11/17/2013

How many times have you heard that you should buy a house because it is an investment and when renting you have nothing to show for it? And that your monthly mortgage check would build equity for you?

How to Beat a Speeding Ticket

11/17/2013

The most important aspect to consider in avoiding a traffic ticket is to be aware of where you are in the current traffic pattern. Many people will tend to slow down for the first two days after receiving a ticket. But a lot of people don't.

Social Security Information

11/14/2013

Social Security is a social insurance program that provides old-age benefits for retirees and their survivors, disability insurance for workers and survivor benefits for dependents.

Fifteen Things You Should Know when Ordering Anything from Anyone by Mail

10/21/2013

Have you ever sent away for something by mail and waited... and waited... and waited? Maybe you didn't receive what you wanted or what you thought you were ordering. Perhaps you didn't receive a reply at all.

Your Consumer Rights

7/20/2013

Consumer credit reporting agencies (CRAs) collect credit information on you from banks, department stores, credit card companies, and other types of financial institutions that may extend you credit.

Fly Smart

7/20/2013

When you fly on the commercial airlines of the United States, you are flying on the safest, most efficient form of transportation.