Why Place & Race Matter – PolicyLink. Where you live impacts how you live. But, too often, policymakers don’t recognize that your race affects your health, too. From heart disease to cancer to child mortality to asthma, people of color are more likely to face significant health challenges – and more likely to die from those challenges. A new report was released today, Why Place and Race Matter, click the link to download.
Appraise this: Leadership vs. Management- “Perspective separates leaders from followers/managers, more than any other characteristic. Leaders see things before followers so, they see beyond what followers do, and see bigger than followers do” (adapted form John Maxwell).
Late Friday night, just minutes from an impending government shutdown, congressional negotiators and President Barack Obama reached a deal to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, cutting $38.5 billion under current funding levels . Click here or on the pic to see the video and learn more.
A Shutdown Risks Crippling Still-Recovering Housing Markets …. 1. A Shutdown Risks Crippling Still-Recovering Housing Markets. One of the many negative effects of an extended shutdown of the federal government is its impact on the very fragile housing markets. 2. A government shutdown could create a backlog in non-FHA mortgage lending. The government’s key roles in mortgage lending would be put on hold, and a shutdown would also increase interest rates. 3. A government shutdown could cause mortgage rate increases. The last thing our economy needs is for mortgage lending to seize up, which would weaken housing demand and put downward pressure again on still-battered home values. Every family that owns a home, not just those seeking a mortgage in the coming weeks WILL feel the consequences. Click the pic to read the entire article.
Closure Would Be Costly, Wasteful! Not just something the media is using to boost their ratings. Americans pay attention. The country is in real trouble. Watch how you spend, decide what is necessary, stay out the malls, get creative with your vacations. The economy is on a roller coaster, your livelihood with it. Read more…..
The end of credit cards is coming! Credit cards may soon be as outdated as vinyl records. (Remember those?) And this is the year that the slow, steady march to oblivion begins. Credit cards may soon be as outdated as vinyl records. (Remember those?) And this is the year that the slow, steady march to oblivion begins.
You can already use your iPhone, Droid or BlackBerry to buy a hotdog at the ballgame, buy your Starbucks latté, or give a friend a few bucks by Bumping phones. But by the end of the year you may not even think twice about reaching for your phone to pay at the register instead of fumbling for your credit card.Click here to read more.