The 411 On Prepaid Cards

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.”

EarthTalk®

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

Diocese Of Metuchen Offers Bible Scripture Series For Catholics

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.