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Consumer Abuse: Pay for Credit Freeze

I just tried to freeze my credit on Experian and Transunion.  Those parasites demanded $10.00 for the “service.”  This is consumer abuse that Congress should address in a Credit Consumer Bill of Rights.  Equifax did not charge for a credit freeze, but they are in deep trouble due to their data breaches.   Where do these bloodsucking leeches get the Read More


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Eat your Compost

This is for you Gen-X, locovore, enviro-freak composters. Stop wasting your compost!   Take all those lettuce, kale, celery, parsnip, onion, carrot, pepper, beet, cauliflower, broccoli, bean, turnip, chayote, kohlrabi and salsify trimmings and boil them for cooking stock. It wouldn’t hurt to experiment with orange, canteloup, kiwi or paw paw peelings, if you are at least as adventurous as Read More


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October 15 to December 7: Put Those Dates on your Calendar!

If you are 65 or older, or know someone who is 65 or older, put October 15 to December 7 on your calendar.  Those dates are more important than any religious, political or personal holiday.  Those dates mare the beginning and end of Medicare Open Enrollment.  That is when most Medicare enrollees can change their Medicare and Medicare Supplement plans. Read More


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Beneficiaries in Orange

On a “listserv” we both read, a colleague, Nathan Piwowarski, posted a helpful explanation about litigating SCRA cases. He also provides tips on how a trust should be drawn up to avoid claim of the Michigan Department of Corrections for reimbursement for the costs of imprisonment. His remarks build on my post: “Chains of Blood; Bars of Steel.” He has Read More