According to Gail Cunningham, spokesperson for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, we live in a credit-dominated society. “Without a checking or savings account,” she says, “it’s difficult to cash payroll, Social Security and unemployment checks; you need a credit or debit card to shop online, book a flight or rent a car; and you may be forced to carry large amounts of cash to pay bills.”
HIGHLAND PARK Chicks with Sticks, the Raritan Valley Chapter of Hadassah’s knitting group, will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 8:30 p.m., at 118 Donaldson Street, Highland Park.
(NAPSI)—During the school year, parents are asked to sign many forms. In the wrong hands, the personal information on these forms can be used to commit fraud in your child’s name—to apply for government benefits, open bank and credit card accounts, apply for a loan or rent a place to live.
(StatePoint) We’re all pressed for time. From working professionals to busy stay-at-home parents, we could all use a few more hours in our day.
Dear EarthTalk: Pharmaceuticals were in the news again recently, how they are polluting water and raising a host of health issues because we dispose of them both unused and used through body waste elimination. What can be done? — Lucy Abbot, Macon, GA
Staying healthy during pregnancy is something most women prioritize, but when it comes to exercise, how much is too much?
PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will resume its Fall-to-Spring adult faith formation series entitled, “The Bible: Root of our Catholic Faith.” Sponsored by the Diocesan Office of Catechesis, the eight-part program is designed to help Catholics better understand their biblical foundations and to explore Catholic beliefs, as found in – or as “rooted in” – Scripture.
RAHWAY — Gimme Shelter, an exhibition featuring art about houses and homes, opens today at Arts Guild New Jersey. The show, which addresses a subject that resonates even more strongly in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene and her path of property devastation, runs through Oct. 13.
STATE – It’s going to get more expensive for drivers to travel to New York this weekend. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is raising tolls on all of its bridges and tunnels between the two states starting Sunday.