- Created on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 17:39
Most people hold the Ivy League in high esteem as an exclusive oasis of intellectual thinking where one can acquire an excellent education. What they might not know is that its long-revered universities were also once intimately involved in slavery, depending on that evil institution for everything from funding to free labor.
Furthermore, places like Princeton served as a proving ground for the sons of plantation owners being trained in classes on slave management that:
"For Sullenness, Obstinancy, or Idleness... Take a Negro, strip him, tie him fast to a post; take then a sharp Curry-Comb, & curry him severely til he is well scrap'd; & call a boy with some dry Hay, and make the Boy rub him down for several Minutes, then salt him & unlose him."
- Created on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 16:17
If you leave a job or retire, you might want to transfer the money you've invested in one or more employer-sponsored retirement plans to an individual retirement account (IRA). An IRA rollover is an effective way to keep your money accumulating tax deferred.
Using an IRA rollover, you transfer your retirement savings to an account at a private institution of your choice, and you choose how you will invest the funds. To preserve the tax-deferred status of retirement savings, the funds must be deposited in the IRA within 60 days of withdrawal from an employer's plan. To avoid potential penalties and a 20 percent federal income tax withholding from your former employer, you should arrange for a direct, institution-to-institution transfer.
- Created on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 09:01
ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: Even with the full understanding that some accidents and illnesses cannot be avoided, few small business owners plan for the unexpected. One step in the planning process is to make sure proper insurance coverage is in place.
For the most part, we are all accustomed to purchasing the basic insurance policies that cover our home, car and life. But there are different types of disability income insurance plans that will protect income and even pay bills when necessary.
Disability income insurance is designed to maintain financial stability when you are sick, hurt or unable to work by providing a monthly income directly to the business owner. It is typically used as the primary income replacement that helps prevent the depletion of savings and retirement income.
- Created on Monday, 28 October 2013 16:38
"Linsanity" was born in early 2012 when Jeremy Lin, now the starting point guard for the NBA's Houston Rockets, rose to prominence with the New York Knicks as he was on the verge of being cut.
Lin, who consistently points to his faith as his means of dealing with both disappointment and success, talks here about "Linsanity," the new documentary chronicling both his commitment to Christ and his meteoric rise to superstardom.
Kam Williams: Hi Jeremy, thanks for the interview.
Jeremy Lin: My pleasure, Kam.
KW: Why did you allow a film crew to shoot this documentary, especially since they started following you around while you were still at Harvard, well before you became an overnight NBA sensation? Did you have a hunch about how your story was going to turn out?
- Created on Monday, 28 October 2013 08:36
Top Ten DVD List for Oct. 29, 2013
"Twelve Years a Slave: Solomon Northrup's Odyssey"
"Norman Rockwell Presents: Coming Home for Christmas"
"Cook's Country: Season Six"
"Out in the Dark"