Monthly Archives: July 2012

Worthwhile Discussions from “The Diane Rehm Show”

I found a couple great recent epidoses from The Diane Rehm Show, and you guys may enjoy them: Jeff Faux: “The Servant Economy” (Tuesday, July 17, 2012 – 11:06 a.m.) –  From the website: “Jeff Faux of the Economic Policy … Continue reading

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Scam Alert! Utility Bills

A scam alert was released by the Better Business Bureau.  It’s about a scam that claims that President Obama will pay your utility bills. The scammer contacts the victim and says that they represent a program where President Obama will … Continue reading

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Ask An Advisor: Charity Scams

Dear Abigail, I have a dear friend who recently realized he was duped by an organization claiming to benefit disabled veterans and their nonprofit caregiver organizations.  There was a national news story a few weeks ago that revealed the truth … Continue reading

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Ask An Advisor: Retirement Plan Alternatives

Dear Abigail, I am a non-traditional student.  I am not employed full-time, I only work on campus during regular semesters and summer sessions.  I will be attending graduate school next fall, and will be working as a research assistant.  I … Continue reading

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