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Summer's End: The Perfect Time to Get Financially Organized

Summer's End: The Perfect Time to Get Financially Organized (NewsUSA) - Couldn't find that birth certificate when you needed it? Or maybe it was your tax records for the last seven years that the IRS refused to believe really did get lost in a move?As you recall the initial panic -- and subsequent fury if also forced to navigate some government bureaucracy for copies --think about whether it's finally...

Americans Address The Need To Better Prepare for Alzheimer's Disease

Americans Address The Need To Better Prepare for Alzheimer's Disease (NewsUSA) - The odds that you know someone affected by Alzheimer's are high, considering that more than five million people are living with Alzheimer's and more than 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for those living with the disease.With the number of people in the United States living with Alzheimer's disease expected to triple in the...

Volunteers Step Up to Protect their Community

Volunteers Step Up to Protect their Community (NewsUSA) -September is National Preparedness Month, and individuals across the country are stepping up to ensure that their neighborhoods are ready for the next disaster.One way they can do this is to join their local fire or emergency service department.Seventy percent of U.S. firefighters are volunteers, dedicating their time and service to...

Avoiding Scammers: 5 Tips for Hiring a Roofing Contractor

Avoiding Scammers: 5 Tips for Hiring a Roofing Contractor (NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - It's the biggest con being played on homeowners, according to the Better Business Bureau's new Scam Tracker Annual Risk Report.Some guy knocks on your door claiming to have extra roofing material left over from a nearby job, and offers to fix yours for bupkis.And you know what you get for bupkis, right?Invariably,...

Small Town Mayor Tackles Big Challenges

Small Town Mayor Tackles Big Challenges (NewsUSA) - As mayor of D'Lo, Mississippi, one of John Henry Berry's recent challenges included tracking down errant employees -- goats he had positioned to clip the town's ball fields had wandered off. The quest for the goats is an example of the quirky challenges facing Mayor Berry and featured in the reality series, "Small Town, Big...