Tag: Business

How to Avoid the Debt Trap This Christmas

You don’t have to go bankrupt to have a nice holiday. . “The season’s upon us. It’s that time of year. Brandy and eggnog, there’s plenty of cheer.” — Dropkick Murphys. Black Friday is fast approaching, soon to be followed by Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday — one long weekend of Christmas sales to kick off your holiday season. Money is tight for many…

Why Am I Getting So Many More Phishing Emails Lately?

How the non-stop barrage of scam emails catches some people off-guard. “You Paypal account is on hold. You must log in immediately to update missing information or we will suspend account. Enter you log-in here.” Receiving an email like this might be a cause for concern except for three things that caught my attention: Paypal — like all reputable and secure sites — won’t…

The Breast Cancer People Won’t Leave Me Alone!

Why is breast cancer treated differently than any other disease — including the ones we are most likely to die from? I went for a mammogram recently — mostly because the breast cancer people would not leave me alone. About three months ago, I started getting reminders to go in for a mammogram. Not from my doctor, but from the cancer center who does the…