Category Archives: General Interest

Have A Great Thanksgiving!

I hope you’re having a wonderful turkey day with all your family.

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Featured Link — Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Almost all of us need help with our financial decisions. Without the proper education or training, it’s hard to make sense of some of the choices we face. And unfortunately, making sense of those choices seems to become harder as … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Challenges HHS to Release Insurer Rate Hike Requests

The Washington Post “Wonkblog” reports that a lawsuit filed by a former official with the Department of Health and Human Services alleges that HHS is concealing insurers’ requested health insurance rate increases from the public. Jay Angoff’s suit goes on to say … Continue reading

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Practicing Law: What New Interns Should Know About Office Culture

Starting your first law internship is an exciting time. This is your chance to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom, and see the law firsthand. Unfortunately, many interns are initially surprised by the lack of excitement they find at … Continue reading

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What You Should Tell Your Personal Injury Lawyer

When someone needs a personal injury lawyer, it can come at a time filled with confusion and concern. Therefore, it’s best to make sure that you know what to tell your personal injury lawyer when the time comes to begin … Continue reading

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Student Loan Debt Can Jeopardize Seniors’ Retirement

A recent article in the Dallas Morning News gave me pause — I hadn’t thought about how many senior citizens still owed money on student loans. Of course, most of these people went back to school at an older age … Continue reading

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Five Options for Those Who Can’t Afford to Hire a Lawyer

Legal issues cause stress for anyone—even if you can afford to hire a lawyer or pay legal fees. However, if you find yourself in legal trouble and can’t afford to pay, you may find yourself in a bind. Luckily, if … Continue reading

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In a Corner: Best Ways to Get out of Debt Fast

When you are deeply in debt, you need to find a way to get out of it as fast as you can. Your debt does not have to hold you back in life, but you need to make sure you … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween, and Happy Birthday to me and to my friends Lisa, Martha, Melissa, Marissa, Haidar, and everyone else who shares this fun birthdate. Be safe out there tonight.

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Clearing the Confusion: The Power of Attorney Explained

The choice of creating a power of attorney is a critical decision. This can be difficult because there is much confusion as to what power of attorney truly means. It is important that one understands the definition, legal rights, and … Continue reading

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