- Created on Tuesday, 14 January 2014 10:55
Your financial life is probably more complicated than you realize. You may have multiple bank, retirement and investment accounts; insurance policies; a safe-deposit box; and more.
You have bills to pay and perhaps a mortgage and other outstanding loans. And then there are the people you might depend on for financial matters: your attorney, financial advisor, insurance agent, and accountant, just to name a few.
Now, think for a moment about how your family would navigate this financial sea if you were gone.
- Created on Friday, 10 January 2014 09:59
BIG BUDGET FILMS
"Her" (R for profanity, sexuality and brief nudity) Oscar-nominee Spike Jonze (for Being John Malkovich) directed this romance drama revolving around a lonely letter writer (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls in love with the voice (Scarlett Johansson) on his computer's operating system. With Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Bill Hader and Olivia Wilde.
"The Legend of Hercules" (PG-13 for sensuality and intense violence) Mythological saga, set in ancient Greece, revolving around a demigod (Kellan Lutz) torn between pursuing true love and fulfilling his destiny by toppling a tyrannical king (Scott Adkins). With Gaia Weiss, Roxanne McKee, Liam Garrigan and Luke Newberry.
- Created on Friday, 10 January 2014 09:52
No matter what happened in the previous year, most of us step into the New Year with optimism that it will be bigger, better and more prosperous than the last one. And whether you adopted a resolution on January 1 or not, it is never too late to do something positive.
In the quest to adopt a resolution, reflection on the previous year is advised. Evaluate what was positive about the year and what was negative. Think about what you had too much of and what you had too little of last year.
If the resolution is about self-improvement, analyze what could be done to improve you. If it is community oriented, find what you can do for others.
- Created on Thursday, 09 January 2014 09:25
Dear Lucy: It's a new year and I really want this one to be better than the last. But if my daughter does not get her act together it won't. This girl just refuses to grow up and I spend my time, money, and worry on her. I am so tired of trying to help her grow up, picking up her pieces and now all I can see is how immature and irresponsible she is at forty years old. I know I should love her unconditionally but I can only see her shortcomings. Please help me! – Need A Better Year
Dear Mom: Have you ever heard the saying, "The devil is in the details?" That statement always confused me until recently. If "the devil is in the details," then "where is God?" I thought.
After considering, I came to the conclusion that God is in the big picture, the one we all share. The big picture is where we get to love and be loved unconditionally.