Archives for November 2014

Best Social Security Claiming Strategy For Married Couples

Deciding when  you will begin to receive your Social Security benefits is a big decision which can determine your retirement benefits for your lifetime.  It is very important that a married couple coordinate their Social Security benefit plans. You can begin collecting Social Security earlier than full retirement age which is 66 for those born […]

So You Think You Know Raccoons

Raccoons live almost anywhere in the world, Although they look cute they do not make very good pets.  A raccoon may transmit rabies or parasites.  They are fun to watch, but they are unpredictable.  After all, the raccoon is a wild animal and should be allowed to remain so.  Raccoon are able to adapt and […]

What To Do About A Possum In Your Yard

Having a possum in the area can be very annoying.  It wants its meal and will break into almost anything to get it.  If it was successful in finding a good meal at  your home it may return again and again searching for more.. A possum will consume any pet food you may have out […]

Basics Of Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred to as Obamacare, encourages those who do not receive health insurance benefits though their employer to purchase their own health insurance through the health insurance marketplace. If you already have individual health insurance that meets the requirements of the Affordable Care Act then you can retain that coverage,. Health […]

The Most Unique Gemstone: Morganite

Morganite is a member of the Beryl family of gemstones which includes Emeralds and Aquamarine among others. In 1911 a gemstone expert at Tiffany & Co. named the gemstone Morganite in honor of John Pierpont Morgan a financier and mineral collector. Morganite is also sometimes referred to as pink beryl, pink emerald or rose beryl.  […]

What Is Medical Bankruptcy?

Unfortunately, some people will be faced with medical issues that cause a huge strain on the family finances.  Even though you may have health insurance you may still be faced with substantial bills that are not covered by the insurance.  A major illness or accident can strip the family of all their savings and retirement […]

What Are The Benefits Of A Backyard Koi Pond

Having a koi pond in your yard can bring several benefits to you.  In addition to enhancing the beauty and value of your landscape a koi pond may offer some benefit to your health. Life can be very hectic and stressful.  Relaxing beside your koi pond and watching the beautiful koi swimming around is very […]

Misconceptions About Sororities

There are many misconceptions about sororities. #1        One misconception is that you are paying to have friends because as a sorority sister you pay dues to the chapter.  Not true.  Your dues contribute toward the upkeep of the house if the chapter has one.  It also covers chapter expenses, sorority activities and philanthropy events.  The […]

The Facts About Payday Loans: Pros and Cons

Payday loans are used as a resource when you have an immediate need for cash for a short period of time.  Perhaps you do not have a credit card with enough available credit and you have no savings put aside and there is no one from whom  you can borrow for a short period of […]

How To Attract Hummingbirds

If you want to attract hummingbirds to your garden you want to plant a number of nectar producing plants.  The plants should come into bloom at various times throughout the season to provide a steady supply of food for the hummingbird.. It is commonly thought that hummingbirds will be attracted to red plants.  More important […]